Michael Ciminodirector, screenwriter, producer
Birthplace: New York City
He is best known for his movie The Deer Hunter (1978), which he conceived, directed, and produced; the film won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. His other film credits include Silent Running (1971) and Magnum Force (1973), which he wrote the screenplays for, and Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) and Heaven's Gate (1980), which he wrote and directed.
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- Year of the Dragon - Starring Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo, Raymond J. Barry
- Thunderbolt and Lightfoot - Starring Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, George Kennedy, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach
- Silent Running - Starring Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint, Mark Persons
- Heaven's Gate - Starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif