James Foley Overview

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Born: December 28, 1953

James Foley grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from the University of Buffalo, where he studied pre-med and psychoanalysis. He'd planned for a career in psychology, but instead, ended up studying filmmaking at the University of Southern California. While there, he made two short films called Silent Night and November that came to the attention of the Hollywood community. Shortly after, he made his feature film directorial debut when director Hal Ashby recommended him to direct the... See All

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