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Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson, American film director, film producer, scriptwriter.

Background

  • Anderson, Paul Thomas was born on June 26, 1970 in Studio City, California, United States. Son of Ernie and Bonnie (Gough) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Attended, Emerson College, Boston. Attended, New York University.

    Works

    • The Legality of Boxing: A Punch Drunk Love? (Birkbeck Law Press)
    • The first book of its kind dedicated to an assessment of the legality of boxing, The Legality of Boxing: A Punch Drunk Love? assesses the legal response to prize fighting and undertakes a current analysis of the status of boxing in both criminal legal theory and practice.
    • Punch-Drunk Love: The Shooting Script
    • Writer/director Anderson follows up his acclaimed Academy Award-nominated Magnolia with Punch-Drunk Love, winner of the Best Director Award in the 2002 Cannes Film Festival—a film starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson.
    • Sydney & Simon: Go Green!
    • Once Sydney learns how garbage can get into the ocean and harm sea life, she won't rest until she and her twin brother, Simon, reduce waste at home and at school.
    • Sydney & Simon: Go Green!
    • Once Sydney learns how garbage can get into the ocean and harm sea life, she won't rest until she and her twin brother, Simon, reduce waste at home and at school.

    Connections

    • Children: with Maya Rudolph, Pearl Bailey, Lucille.
    • father: Ernie Anderson
    • mother: Bonnie (Gough) Anderson
    • children: with Maya Rudolph Anderson
    • Pearl Bailey Anderson
    • Lucille Anderson
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    Born June 26, 1970
    (age 46)
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