Taylor Hackford Overview

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Born: December 31, 1944

Native to the warm climate of Santa Barbara, Califonia, Hackford graduated from USC, with a major in international relations. He followed his studies by serving two years with the Peace Corps in Bolivia, during which time his career goals changed from law and politics to communications and film. During the '70s, Hackford spent most of his time at the Los Angeles public television station KCET, a place that became a kind of self-made "film school" for him. Beginning in the mailroom,... See All

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