Jonathan Demme
Date of Birth
Feb 22, 1944
Birth Place:
Baldwin, Long Island, New York City, NY

Biography

Jonathan Demme proved to be that rare maverick filmmaker who managed to find a place for his talents within the Hollywood system while still making movies his own way and on his own terms. A director who invested his characters with an unusual depth and humanity, Demme was unafraid to take on challenging and controversial subject matters in his films, but also knew how to make his stories...