Jonathan Liebesman Overview

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Born: September 15, 1976

Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Jonathan Liebesman studied filmmaking at the South African School of Film and Drama. In 1996, his cousin, who was studying at New York University, convinced Liebesman to come and check out the school's arts program. He immediately fell in love with not only the program, but the passion that Americans show for films and filmmaking. He enrolled at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Liebesman chose Roald Dahl's short story Genesis and Catastrophe for... See All


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