Biography

Joan Micklin Silver (born May 24, 1935) is an American director.

She was born in Omaha, Nebraska and received her B.A. From Sarah Lawrence College.

Her early low budget film Hester Street received Best Actress Oscar nomination for actress Carol Kane. Her 1977 film Between the Lines was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film Festival. She is also known for the film Crossing Delancey which was released in 1988 and stars Amy Irving. She also conceived and directed the musical revue A... My Name Is Alice with Julianne Boyd.

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Joan Micklin Silver (born May 24, 1935) is an American director.

She was born in Omaha, Nebraska and received her B.A. From Sarah Lawrence College.

Her early low budget film Hester Street received Best Actress Oscar nomination for actress Carol Kane. Her 1977 film Between the Lines was entered into the 27th Berlin International Film Festival. She is also known for the film Crossing Delancey which was released in 1988 and stars Amy Irving. She also conceived and directed the musical revue A... My Name Is Alice with Julianne Boyd.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Joan Micklin Silver, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1935-05-24

Place of Birth Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2003 Hunger Point Director
2002 Charms for the Easy Life Director
1999 Invisible Child Director
1999 A Fish in the Bathtub Director
1997 In the Presence of Mine Enemies Director
1992 A Private Matter Director
1992 Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even Director
1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside Director
1989 Loverboy Director
1988 Crossing Delancey Director
1985 Finnegan Begin Again Director
1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Director
1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter Director
1977 Between the Lines Director
1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair Director
1975 Hester Street Director
1974 The Case of the Elevator Duck Director
1973 The Fur Coat Club Director

Writing

1983 The Nightingale Writer
1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter Screenplay
1975 Hester Street Screenplay
1975 The Frontier Experience Writer
1974 The Case of the Elevator Duck Writer
1973 The Fur Coat Club Screenplay
1972 Limbo Screenplay Story

Production

1978 On the Yard Producer

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