Martha Coolidge Overview

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Born: August 17, 1946

Related to Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, Martha Coolidge was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. In her youth, she acted with a group called The Blackfriars, then began studying filmmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design. She subsequently moved to New York to continue her studies at the New York University Institute of Film and Television graduate school. Coolidge began by making short films and documentaries. Her debut feature film, Valley Girl (1983),... See All


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