Philip Kaufman is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Editor American born on 23 october 1936 at Chicago (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 23 october 1936
(83 years) at Chicago (USA
Saturn Award for Best Director, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director
Philip Kaufman (born October 23, 1936) is an American film director and screenwriter. His movies have adapted novels of widely different types – from Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being to Michael Crichton’s Rising Sun; from Tom Wolfe’s heroic epic The Right Stuff to the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin’s Henry & June. His greatest success has been the film The Right Stuff which received eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.
Il est particulièrement connu pour avoir contribué à la création du personnage d'Indiana Jones avec George Lucas.