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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 17, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Nora Roberts' Tribute (2009)
Cilla McGowan, former child star and granddaughter of the legendary actress Janet Hardy, moves to her late grandmother's Virginia farm to make a new start and to bring the once famous house back to life. Little does she know that someone in her grandmother's past doesn't want her there to solve old
2.
American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, An (2009)
Young Chrissa finds the transition difficult when she moves to Minnesota and must assimilate into a new school in the middle of the year. She must find strength within to combat the bullies who torment her.
3.
Material Girls (2006)
Ava and Tanzie Marchetta have it all. The heiresses to a multi-million dollar cosmetics company, the girls approach life as one big party. But when a scandal involving one of their products emerges, the girls are left penniless, homeless, and seemingly helpless. They could, of course, take the easy
4.
Prince & Me, The (2004) as Director
Paige, a pre-med student from Wisconsin, is on the fast track toward her life-long goals. Edward, the Crown Prince of Denmark, is trying to escape a life he never chose. Needing an escape from his royal life, Edward treks to Wisconsin and poses as "Eddie," a college student. Now they've fallen in love and Edward is in line to become Denmark's King. Paige has to choose between two dreams--becoming a princess, or the doctor she's always wanted to be.
5.
Flamingo Rising, The (2001) as Director
Hubert Lee, an eccentric dreamer, builds the world's largest drive-in theater across the street from a funeral parlor, much to the chagrin of the owner of the parlor, Turner Knight. Edna, Hubert's wife, sympathizes with Turner's predicament and reaches out to befriend him. Their lives become further
6.
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) as Director ("1972")
Three stories that examine the lesbian experience in America through three different decades in the same house. The three stories are: "1961" -- Edith, an older woman who loses her lifelong companion, learns the hard way that their bond was not recognized by family or society; "1972" -- Against the
7.
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) as Director
Story of the rise to stardom and untimely death of famed actress Dorothy Dandridge.
8.
Out to Sea (1997) as Director
Herb and Charlie, a couple of mis-matched brothers-in-law, are hired by a cruise ship to dance with widowed women. Trouble ensues, however, when they begin scheming to cheat some of the women out of their money. While Charlie continues to chase the beautiful and wealthy Liz, Herb unexpectedly finds
9.
Three Wishes (1995) as Director
The is 1955, a time of hope, promise and conformity in America and Jeanne Holman is doing her best to fit the mold. Struggling to make a life for her two sons after her husband is reported missing in action, Jeannie is determined to create the kind of environment she thinks her family needs. When a
10.
Angie (1994) as Director
Two best friends, Angie and Tina, are young, working class women from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. When Angie decides to have a baby without marrying the father, everyone in town has something to say about it.
11.
Lost in Yonkers (1993) as Director
Set in Yonkers, New York, in the summer of 1942, a story about two boys who live with their austere grandmother after their mother dies and their father is forced to become a travelling salesman to earn a living.
12.
Crazy In Love (1992) as Director
A television movie about the three generations of women living on an island hideaway in Puget Sound.
13.
Rambling Rose (1991) as Director
A warmly comic drama set in the South in 1935 about a housemaid's sensual effect on the oddball family she works for.
14.
Bare Essentials (1991) as Director
A couple is shipwrecked on a desert island in the South Pacific which is inhabited by an American castaway and his island girlfriend. A romantic quadrangle develops that forces all involved to re-examine the choices they have made in their lives.
15.
Trenchcoat in Paradise (1989) as Director
A detective from New Jersey crosses a crime boss, travels to Hawaii, and ends up tackling the Islands' biggest case.
16.
Plain Clothes (1988) as Director
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil
17.
Real Genius (1985) as Director
Two teenage geniuses cope with their abilities while inventing a laser.
18.
City Girl, The (1984) as Director
19.
Joy of Sex (1984) as Director
20.
Valley Girl (1983) as Director
A girl from the valley falls for a punk from the city.
21.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Director
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.
22.
Old Fashioned Woman (1974) as Director

Cast (feature film)

23.
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) as Security Woman
A mean street New York Cop brings his style to a Beverly Hills Amuesment Park in order to track down a criminal.
24.
That's Adequate (1989) as Herself
Comedy about a fictional Hollywood movie studio known as "the worst studio in town."
25.
Calling the Shots (1988) as Herself
An exploration of the diversity of women in cinema using archival footage and interviews.
26.
50 Years of Action! (1986) as Herself
The history of the Directors Guild of America is recounted. Begun in the years when people in the United States were fighting for unions, the guild was initially not recognized by the movie studios. The organization was started by twelve men and evolved fairly peacefully until 1950 when president Jo
27.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Herself
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.

Writer (feature film)

28.
City Girl, The (1984) as From Story
29.
Omega Connection, The (1979) as From Story
30.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Screenwriter
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.
31.
Old Fashioned Woman (1974) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

32.
American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, An (2009)
Young Chrissa finds the transition difficult when she moves to Minnesota and must assimilate into a new school in the middle of the year. She must find strength within to combat the bullies who torment her.
33.
Infidelity (2004) as Executive Producer
A married family therapist and lives a life that would make other women envious, destroys her marriage through her need to be with another man, who provides her with the excitement she feels she lacks in her life.
34.
City Girl, The (1984) as Producer
35.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Producer
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.
36.
Old Fashioned Woman (1974) as Producer

Editing (feature film)

37.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Editor
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.
38.
Old Fashioned Woman (1974) as Editor

Music (feature film)

39.
Not a Pretty Picture (1976) as Song Performer ("The House Of The Rising Sun")
A semi-autobiographical docudrama about rape by Martha Coolidge in which she reconstructs her own rape at age 16, when a high school date with an older boy turns violent.

Sound (feature film)

40.
American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, An (2009)
Young Chrissa finds the transition difficult when she moves to Minnesota and must assimilate into a new school in the middle of the year. She must find strength within to combat the bullies who torment her.

Director (special)

41.
Twelve Days of Christmas Eve, The (2004)
As punishment for his Scrooge-like behavior, a businessman must relive Christmas Eve until he discovers the true meaning of the holiday.
42.
Ponder Heart, The (2001) as Director
An adaptation of the 1954 novel by Eudora Welty about Uncle Daniel Ponder, a wealthy man in Clay, Mississippi, in 1939, whose generosity upsets his niece, Edna Earle. Uncle Daniel marries Bonnie Dee Peacock, a young girl from the country who becomes the object of his gift giving, but soon, she disap
43.
Roughhouse (1988) as Director
A story about a family of home builders, the Karlsons, who will share a bonus if they can finish their current project, a custom home, by morning. A "CBS Summer Playhouse" presentation.

Cast (special)

44.
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary about the Alan Smithee pseudonym, created by the Director's Guild of America for directors who ask to have their names removed from movie credits. It has been used in more that 45 features and TV movies. Includes films clips and interviews with critics and directors.
45.
Without Lying Down (2000) as Interviewee
A look at the women who helped build Hollywood by taking on such traditionally male jobs as directing, producing and writing.
46.
Nicolas Cage: Wild at Heart (1999) as Interviewee
Biography about actor Nicolas Cage. Includes candid photos, clips and outtakes and interviews with friends, family and colleagues.
47.
Directors on Film: A Conversation About Preservation (1994) as Host
Roundtable of young filmmakers -- Martha Coolidge, John Singleton, Ben Stiller, Jessie Nelson and David O. Russell -- discuss the importance of film preservation.
48.
In Search of Oz (1994)
Examination of the Oz stories and their author, Frank L. Baum, on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the classic movie ("The Wizard of Oz") they inspired.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

49.
Rip Girls (2000) as Executive Producer

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