M. Night Shyamalan Overview

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Born: August 06, 1970

Born in Mahé, India but raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Shyamalan was the son of two doctors. He had a very early passion for filmmaking when given a Super-8 camera at age eight, modeling his career to his hero, Steven Spielberg. He began making films at the age of 10 in his hometown. By the age of 16, he'd completed his 45th short film. At 17, Shyamalan received academic scholarships to several prestigious medical programs. Instead of accepting the... See All


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