Date of Birth:
Brian De Palma
11 September 1940
Brian De Palma played in 1 and created 20 movies in the Documentary, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Musical, Music, Drama, Crime, History, Adventure, War, Action, Sci-Fi, Romance genres.
Brian De Palma got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
Won top prize in regional Science Fair in high school. Project was "An Analog Computer to Solve Differential Equations." Cf. computer nerd in Dressed to Kill (1980).
De Palma graduated from Friends' Central School, a small quaker school outside of Philadelphia
De Palma bases his most famous cinematic predilection, voyeurism, on a specific childhood incident. When he was a child, his parents split up, his mother accusing his father of infidelity. The young De Palma spent several days stalking his dad with recording equipment, hoping to find evidence to confirm his mother's suspicions.
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