Joel Schumacher Overview

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Born: August 29, 1939
Died: June 22, 2020

Joel Schumacher was raised in New York City by his Scandanavian mother after his Knoxville-born father died when Schumacher was four. He later moved to Miami with his mother. In 1965, Schumacher graduated from the Parson School of Design. He made piles of money in the clothes-design business (he worked for Revlon for many years). Personal problems caused his design business to fail so he began looking up the showbiz friends he'd made during his moneyed days and was able to obtain a costumer's... See All

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