James Foley Biography (1953-)

Born December 28, 1953, in the Bay Ridge community, Brooklyn, NY; father, a lawyer; brother of Jerry Foley (a director). Addresses: Agent: CreativeArtists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, writer
Birth Details
December 28, 1953
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • Reckless, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984
  • At Close Range, Orion, 1986
  • Who's That Girl?, Warner Bros., 1987
  • After Dark, My Sweet, Avenue Pictures, 1990
  • Glengarry Glen Ross, New Line Cinema, 1992
  • Two Bits (also known as A Day to Remember), Miramax, 1995
  • Fear (also known as No Fear and Obsession mortelle),Universal, 1996
  • The Chamber, Universal, 1996
  • The Corruptor, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Confidence, Lions Gate Films, 2002
  • Director of the short films November and Silent Night.
  • Film Appearances
  • Invasion of the Blood Farmers, N.M.D. Film Distributing Company, 1972
  • Assistant district attorney, At Close Range, Orion, 1986
  • Himself, Chow Yun-Fat Goes to Hollywood, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2001
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Twin Peaks, ABC, 1990
  • Gun (also known as Robert Altman's Gun), ABC, 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Robert Redlin) After Dark, My Sweet (based on the novel by Jim Thompson), Avenue Pictures, 1990

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • American Film, July, 1990, p. 48
    • Film Comment, March/April, 1986, pp. 16-19; September/October, 1992, p. 76

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