Biography

Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch as a cinematographer on films that include Permanent Vacation and Stranger Than Paradise. His experience as cinematographer proved invaluable and he was soon writing and directing his own films.

Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch as a cinematographer on films that include Permanent Vacation and Stranger Than Paradise. His experience as cinematographer proved invaluable and he was soon writing and directing his own films.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1953-08-14

Place of Birth Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Official Site http://www.tomdicillo.com/

Also Known As

  • Thomas DiCillo
  • Tom Dicillo

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2014 Down in Shadowland Director
2012 Chicago Fire (5 episodes)Director
2011 Lights Out (1 episode)Director
2010 When You’re Strange Director
2009 The Good Wife (1 episode)Director
2007 Delirious Director
2001 Double Whammy Director
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (3 episodes)Director
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)Director
1998 The Real Blonde Director
1996 Box of Moonlight Director
1995 Living in Oblivion Director
1991 Johnny Suede Director

Writing

2014 Down in Shadowland Writer
2010 When You’re Strange Screenplay
2007 Delirious Writer
2001 Double Whammy Writer
1998 The Real Blonde Writer
1996 Box of Moonlight Writer
1995 Living in Oblivion Writer
1991 Johnny Suede Writer

Acting

2011 Kingdom Come as Himself
1998 Independent's Day as Interviewee
1995 At Sundance as Himself
1985 Chain Letters as Bob
1984 Stranger Than Paradise as Airline Agent
1984 Kino '84: The Making of Jim Jarmusch as Interviewee

Camera

2014 Down in Shadowland Director of Photography
2003 Coffee and Cigarettes Director of Photography
1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II Director of Photography
1987 Robinson's Garden Director of Photography
1984 Stranger Than Paradise Director of Photography
1983 Variety Director of Photography

Crew

2010 When You’re Strange Additional Music
1988 The Beat Cinematography
1984 Burroughs: The Movie Cinematography
1980 Underground U.S.A. Cinematography
1980 Permanent Vacation Cinematography

Editing

2014 Down in Shadowland Editor
1988 The Beat Editor

Production

2010 When You’re Strange Producer

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