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Jonathan Demme

Robert Jonathan Demme (February 22, 1944 – April 26, 2017) was an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. He was best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs, which won him the Academy Award for Best Director. He later directed the acclaimed films Philadelphia (1993) and Rachel Getting Married (2008). On April 26, 2017, Demme died at the age of 73 in Manhattan due to complications from esophageal cancer and heart disease. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jonathan Demme, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 22, 1944 In Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Incredible Melting Man 1977-11-10
Latest Project:
Movie Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny 2016-08-05
Known For
Poster of Oz
Poster of That Thing You Do!
Poster of Cousin Bobby
Poster of Into the Night
Movie Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny Himself 2016-08-05
Movie I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!! Narrator (voice) 2015-04-25
Movie Corman's World Himself - Filmmaker 2011-12-16
Movie Sodankylä Forever Self 2010-08-05
Movie Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself 2009-04-24
Movie Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster Interviewee 2005-12-08
Movie People Like Us: Making 'Philadelphia' Self 2004-07-19
Movie Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 2001-01-01
Movie The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman self 1999-02-01
Movie Hitchcock - Shadow of a Genius himself 1999-10-13
Series Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
Movie That Thing You Do! Major Motion Picture Director 1996-10-04
Movie One Foot on a Banana Peel, the Other Foot in the Grave: Secrets from the Dolly Madison Room Narrator 1994-05-05
Movie Cousin Bobby Himself 1992-05-29
Movie The Making of 'The Silence of the Lambs' Self 1991-08-20
Movie Married to the Mob Man in Elevator (uncredited) 1988-08-19
Movie Midnight Sun Film Festival Unknown 1987-01-01
Movie Into the Night Federal Agent 1985-02-22
Movie Last Embrace Man on Train (uncredited) 1979-05-04
Movie Roger Corman: Hollywood's Wild Angel Himself 1978-04-06
Movie The Incredible Melting Man Matt Winters 1977-11-10