Brian De Palma

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Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma, 2007
Born Brian Russell De Palma
September 11, 1940 (1940-09-11) (age 73)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Film director and writer
Years active 1960–present
Spouse Nancy Allen (1979-1983)
Gale Anne Hurd (1991-1993)
Darnell Gregorio-De Palma (1995-1997)

Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Newark, New Jersey to Italian American Roman Catholic parents Anthony De Palma (1904-2005) and Vivienne (née Muti). He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and in New Hampshire.

De Palma directed Carrie, The Fury, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, Body Double, Wise Guys, The Untouchables, Casualties of War, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Raising Cain, Carlito's Way, Mission: Impossible, Snake Eyes, Mission to Mars, Femme Fatale and The Black Dahlia.

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