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Steven Soderbergh

Director Steven Soderbergh
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Profession: Director

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Steven Soderbergh is an influential director, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor.

Soderbergh came to fame as the youngest person to ever win the Palme D'Or at 26 with his indie film "Sex Lies and Videotape" (1989).

He has gone on direct such Hollywood films as "Erin Brockovich" (2000), "Traffic" (2000) for which he won an Oscar for Best Director and "Magic Mike" (2012).

Soderbergh has also directed the Ocean's trilogy starring George Clooney, a remake of the Rat Pack film "Oceans 11" (1960).

Born: January 14, 1963
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Age: 57 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 2003-05-10 "Ocean's Eleven" director and producer Steven Soderbergh (40) weds former fashion model Jules Asner (35) in Manhattan, New York

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