Damien Chazelle

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Damien Chazelle
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Born
Damien Sayre[1] Chazelle

(1985-01-19) January 19, 1985 (age 35)
Alma materHarvard University
Occupation
  • Director
  • producer
  • writer
Years active2008–present
Spouse(s)
  • Jasmine McGlade
    (m. 2010; div. 2014)
  • Olivia Hamilton (m. 2018)
Parent(s)Bernard Chazelle (father)
Celia Chazelle (mother)
AwardsFull list
Signature
Damien Chazelle Signature.svg

Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985)[2] is an American movie director, producer, and screenwriter.[3] He is best known for his movies Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018).

He is the youngest director to win the Academy Award for Best Director at the age of 32.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Damien Chazelle | Biography, Movies, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  2. "Damien Chazelle: Screenwriter, Director (1985–)". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  3. "Damien Chazelle, réalisateur de LALALAND - C à vous - 13/01/2017". January 16, 2017. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
  4. F. Brinley Bruton (February 27, 2017). "Oscars 2017: Damien Chazelle Is Youngest to Win Best Director". NBC News.