Biography

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known as a documentary film director whose works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization.  She has also directed feature films, including Wayne's World, her highest grossing film.

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945) is an American director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known as a documentary film director whose works include the trilogy titled The Decline of Western Civilization.  She has also directed feature films, including Wayne's World, her highest grossing film.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender -

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1945-12-02

Place of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2012 The Real St. NickDirector
2011 FiveDirector
2011 Balls to the WallDirector
2005 The Kid & IDirector
2004 Cracking Up(1 episode)Director
2003 The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About EnronDirector
2001 Visitors from the UnknownDirector
2001 We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n RollDirector
1998 No Use Walkin' When You Can StrollDirector
1998 SenselessDirector
1998 The Decline of Western Civilization Part IIIDirector
1996 Black SheepDirector
1994 The Little RascalsDirector
1993 The Beverly HillbilliesDirector
1993 Danger Theatre(5 episodes)Director
1992 Wayne's WorldDirector
1991 Rap's Most WantedDirector
1991 Prison Stories: Women on the InsideDirector
1990 Thunder and MudDirector
1988 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal YearsDirector
1987 DudesDirector
1986 Hollywood Vice SquadDirector
1985 The Boys Next DoorDirector
1983 SuburbiaDirector
1981 The Decline of Western CivilizationDirector
1972 Hats Off to HollywoodDirector
1970 I Don't KnowDirector
1969 The National Rehabilitation CenterDirector
1969 ShitDirector
1969 BathDirector
1969 Uncle Tom's Fairy TalesDirector
1968 SynthesisDirector

Acting

At the Video Store as Herself
2018 Half the Picture as Herself
2005 The Kid & I as Herself
1974 The Second Coming of Suzanne as Margo, Logan's Film Group
1973 Brothers as Penny

Writing

1994 The Little RascalsScreenplay
1987 Summer Camp NightmareScreenplay
1983 SuburbiaScreenplay
1981 The Decline of Western CivilizationWriter

Production

2005 The Kid & IProducer
1993 The Beverly HillbilliesProducer
1981 The Decline of Western CivilizationProducer
1979 Real LifeProducer

Creator

1993 Danger TheatreCreator

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