Cameron Crowe Biography (1957-)



Born July 13, 1957, in Palm Springs, CA; son of a real estate agent and AliceMarie Crowe (a teacher and actress); married Nancy Wilson (a singer, composer, and musician with the band Heart), 1986; children: one. Education:Attended San Diego City College and California State University, San Diego. Addresses: Agent-- Robert Bookman, Creative Artists Agency, 9830Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Career: Writer, director, and producer. Rolling Stone, reporter, beginning in 1973; rock music critic for the San Diego Union; freelance writer. Awards, Honors:WGA Screen Award nomination, Writers Guild of America, best comedy adapted from another medium, 1983, for Fast Times at Ridgemont High; Grammy Award nomination, best album notes, 1986, for Bob Dylan's Biograph; Academy Award nominations, best picture (with James L. Brooks, Lawrence Mark, and Richard Sakai), and best writing, screenplay written directly for the screen, WGA Screen Award nomination, Writers Guild of America, best screenplay written directly for the screen, and Five Continents Award nomination, EuropeanFilm Awards, all 1997, for Jerry Maguire.Academy Award for best original screenplay for Almost Famous, 2000. Addresses: Agent: Robert Bookman, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, director, producer
Birth Details
July 13, 1957
Palm Springs, California, United States

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