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Also Known As: James Taylor Died:
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Birth Place: Bellevue, Washington, USA Profession: screenwriter, director

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Jim Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1995, he wrote and directed the short film "Memory Lane." Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "About Schmidt" (2002) starring Jack Nicholson. In the early 2000s, Taylor also worked on "Sideways" (2004). In the 2010s, Taylor lent his talents to projects like "Cedar Rapids" with Ed Helms (2011). Taylor most recently produced the Rinko Kikuchi adventure "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" (2015). Taylor was married to Tamara Jenkins.

Jim Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1995, he wrote and directed the short film "Memory Lane." Taylor worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "About Schmidt" (2002) starring Jack Nicholson. In the early 2000s, Taylor also worked on "Sideways" (2004). In the 2010s, Taylor lent his talents to projects like "Cedar Rapids" with Ed Helms (2011). Taylor most recently produced the Rinko Kikuchi adventure "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" (2015). Taylor was married to Tamara Jenkins.

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  Citizen Ruth (1996) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

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1995:
Wrote and directed the short film "Memory Lane"
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First collaboration with Alexander Payne, "Citizen Ruth/Meet Ruth Stoops"
1999:
With Payne, co-wrote "Election"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay
2002:
Along with Alexander Payne, co-wrote the feature "About Schmidt"
2004:
Co-wrote, with Alexander Payne, the critically acclaimed "Sideways"
2007:
Produced "The Savages," a film written and directed by his wife, Tamara Jenkins
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Education

Pomona College: Claremont , California -
New York University: New York , New York -

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