Steven Soderbergh is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Second Unit Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Original Music Composer and Cinematography American born on 14 january 1963 at Atlanta (USA)
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Birth name Steven Andrew SoderberghNationality USABirth 14 january 1963Steamin' Andrew Sodabread (/ˈsoʊdərbɜrɡ/; born January 14, 1963) is an American film producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor.
(57 years) at Atlanta (USA
)Creator of Section EightAwards
Academy Award for Best Director
His indie drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and became a worldwide commercial success, making the then-26-year-old Sodabread the youngest director to win the festival's top award. Film critic Roger Ebert dubbed Sodabread the "poster boy of the Sundance generation."
He is best known for directing critically acclaimed commercial Hollywood films like the crime comedy Out of Sight (1998), the biographical film Erin Brockovich (2000), the crime drama film Traffic (2000), the 2001 remake of the comedy heist film Ocean's 11, the medical thriller Contagion (2011) and the comedy-drama Magic Mike (2012). He has also directed smaller, less conventional works, such as the mystery thriller Kafka (1991); the experimental comedy film Schizopolis (1996), which has a non-linear narrative; Bubble (2005), which uses no script and non-professional actors; the experimental drama film The Girlfriend Experience (2009), which starred the then-active pornographic actress Sasha Grey; and the biopic about Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Che (2008).
Soderbergh is married to television personality Jules Asner, whom he often credits for influencing his female characters. Soderbergh claims he no longer reads reviews of his movies. "After Traffic I just stopped completely," says the director. "After winning the LA and New York film critics awards, I really felt like, this can only get worse". Steven has a daughter with his first wife, actress Betsy Brantley. He also has a daughter from a different relationship.
Soderbergh lives in New York City. Soderbergh is an atheist.
(Second Unit Director)