Brian De Palma Overview

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Born: September 11, 1940

The director known for raw psychological suspense was born in Newark, New Jersey. The son of a surgeon, Brian De Palma started his academic career studying physics, winning a top regional prize for his science project "An Analog Computer to Solve Differential Equations." But De Palma's intense love of film soon changed his direction, prompting him to make a number of films before attracting attention with Sisters in 1973. Three years later, he became widely known for directing... See All

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