Curtis Hanson Biography (1945-)



Full name, Curtis Lee Hanson; born March 24, 1945, in Los Angeles, CA (some sources cite Reno, NV). Addresses: Agent-- United Talent Agency,9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Career: Screenwriter, director, and producer. University of California, Los Angeles, chairperson of Film and Television Archive, 1999--. Awards, Honors: Critics Award nomination, Deauville Film Festival, 1990, for Bad Influence;Audience Award and Grand Prix, Cognac Festival du Film Policier, 1992, for The Hand That Rocks the Cradle; shared (with Brian Helgeland) Academy Award, Society of Texas Film Critics Award, Writers Guild of America Award, British Academy Award nomination, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, and Southeastern Film Critics Association Award, all best adapted screenplay, 1997, for L.A. Confidential;shared (with Helgeland) Bodil Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Florida Film Critics Circle Award, Golden Satellite Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, Golden Globe Award nomination, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Online Film Critics Society Award, and USC Scripter Award,all best screenplay, 1997, for L.A. Confidential; shared Academy Awardnomination and Golden Satellite Award nomination (with Arnon Milchan and Michael G. Nathanson), British Academy Award nomination, Edgar Allan Poe Award,and Metro Media Award, Toronto International Film Festival, all best motion picture, 1997, for L.A. Confidential; Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Florida Film Critics Circle Award, Los Angeles Film Critics AssociationAward, National Board of Review Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, Academy Award nomination, Golden GlobeAward nomination, Directors Guild of America Award nomination, Golden Satellite Award nomination, David Lean Award for Direction, British Academy of Filmand Television Arts, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, ALFS Award, London Critics Circle, Southeastern Film Critics Association Award, and Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, all best director, 1997, for L.A. Confidential; Australian Film Institute Award, best foreign film, ALFS Award, screenwriter of the year, nomination for Golden Laurel Award, producer of the year (with Milchan and Nathanson), Producers Guild of America, and nomination for Golden Palm, Cannes International Film Festival, all 1997, for L.A. Confidential. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Screenwriter, director, producer
Birth Details
March 24, 1945
Los Angeles, California, United States

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