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Born: February 5, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hewlett, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Worked as consultant to Werner Herzog and Volker Schlondorff
1978:
Directed first feature, "Gates of Heaven" a documentary about two California pet cemetaries
1981:
Completed second documentary, "Vernon, Florida" an account of an eccentric American town (aired on PBS in 1983)
1988:
Breakthrough feature, "The Thin Blue Line"; film led to release of its subject, the unjustly imprisoned Randall Dale Adams
1991:
Narrative feature directorial debut, "The Dark Wind"; produced by Robert Redford and released directly on video
1992:
Directed the documentary film, "A Brief History of Time" about the physicist Stephen Hawking
1997:
Profiled four esoteric professionals in "Fast, Cheap and Out of Control"
1999:
Helmed the documentary, "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr." about the infamous American execution device designer and holocaust denier
2003:
Directed the documentary, "The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara"; based on the life of the Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations
2008:
Filmed the documentary "Standard Operating Procedure," which explores the events surrounding the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse

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