Mimi Leder Overview

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Born: January 01, 1952

Born in New York City but raised in Los Angeles, Mimi Leder attended Los Angeles City College and was the first woman accepted as a cinematography student at the American Film Institute. Leder made the transition from cinematographer to director after working for six years as a script supervisor. Her short film, Short Order Dreams, served as a calling card and got the attention of Steven Bochco and Greg Hoblit, who hired her to direct an episode of L.A. Law. After working for two... See All


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