Ted Demme Overview

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Born: October 26, 1964
Died: January 14, 2002

Date of Death: January 14, 2002 A native of the Big Apple, Demme, nephew of director Jonathan Demme, began his career at MTV working as a production assistant. He spent the next seven years producing and directing the popular Yo! MTV Raps, as well as directing music videos for singers like Bruce Springsteen. He also helped launch the career of comedienne Denis Leary by producing his MTV commercials and directed Leary's No Cure for Cancer television special. In 1993, he left MTV and... See All

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