David Mamet (I)

Writer | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) | The Untouchables (1987) | Hannibal (2001)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 31 nominations More »
AKA 
Richard Weisz
BORN 
Nov 30, 1947 (age 69)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (7 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (42 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Knight of CupsKnight of Cups Special Thanks  Less 2015 $558K / —
  • Primary photo for About Last NightAbout Last Night Writer (based upon "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" by)  Less 2014 $12MM $49MM / —
  • Primary photo for The CoinThe Coin (Short) Writer (short story by)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Disintegration ManDisintegration Man (Video) Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Two PaintersTwo Painters (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actor's WorkshopInside the Actor's Workshop (Video) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Our ValleyOur Valley (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The MarqueeThe Marquee (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The DogThe Dog (Short) Writer  Less 2010 $1K
  • Primary photo for Lost Masterpieces of PornographyLost Masterpieces of Pornography (Video) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Invent Nothing, Deny Nothing: Five Guys from Mamet's HOMICIDEInvent Nothing, Deny Nothing: Five Guys from Mamet's HOMICIDE (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ChokeChoke Thanks  Less 2008 $3MM $2.9MM / $4MM
  • Primary photo for RedbeltRedbelt Director, Writer ("Voce Nao Me Ve"), Writer  Less 2008 $7MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for EdmondEdmond Writer (play), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2005 $10MM $132K / —
  • Primary photo for Blues by the BeachBlues by the Beach Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SpartanSpartan Director, Writer  Less 2004 $19MM $4.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for HeistHeist Director, Writer  Less 2001 $39MM $47K / —
  • Primary photo for HannibalHannibal Writer (screenplay)  Less 2001 $87MM $165MM / $352MM
  • Primary photo for State and MainState and Main Director, Lyrics ("The Song of the Old Mill"), Writer  Less 2000 $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for LakeboatLakeboat Writer (play) (uncredited), Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for CatastropheCatastrophe (Short) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Winslow BoyThe Winslow Boy Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 1999 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for RoninRonin Writer (screenplay) (as Richard Weisz)  Less 1998 $55MM $42MM / $71MM
  • Primary photo for Frogs for SnakesFrogs for Snakes Special Thanks  Less 1998 $21K / —
  • Primary photo for Macy About MametMacy About Mamet (Video) Subject  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Spanish PrisonerThe Spanish Prisoner Director, Writer  Less 1997 $10MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wag the DogWag the Dog Writer (screenplay)  Less 1997 $15MM $43MM / $64MM
  • Primary photo for The EdgeThe Edge Writer  Less 1997 $28MM / $6.3MM
  • Primary photo for American BuffaloAmerican Buffalo Writer (play), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1996 $540K / —
  • Primary photo for OleannaOleanna Director, Lyrics ("Long Ago And Far Away", "Hail To The Men Of Merit", "Brief College Days"), Writer (play), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1994 $125K / —
  • Primary photo for Vanya on 42nd StreetVanya on 42nd Street Writer (play adaptation)  Less 1994 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for HoffaHoffa Associate Producer, Writer  Less 1992 $35MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Glengarry Glen RossGlengarry Glen Ross Writer (play), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1992 $12MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for HomicideHomicide Director, Writer  Less 1991 $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for We're No AngelsWe're No Angels Writer  Less 1989 $20MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Things ChangeThings Change Director, Writer  Less 1988 $3.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for House of GamesHouse of Games Director, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1987 $2.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables Writer  Less 1987 $25MM $76MM / $106MM
  • Primary photo for Black WidowBlack Widow Herb  Less 1987 $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for About Last Night...About Last Night... Writer (play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago")  Less 1986 $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for The VerdictThe Verdict Writer (screenplay)  Less 1982 $16MM $54MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Postman Always Rings TwiceThe Postman Always Rings Twice Writer (screenplay)  Less 1981 $12MM $12MM / $44MM
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Phil SpectorPhil Spector (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The UnitThe Unit (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 68 episodes, 2006–2009 ) , Executive Producer ( 66 episodes, 2006–2009 ) , Writer ( 10 episodes, 2006–2009 ) , Director ( 4 episodes, 2006–2008 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006–2009 68
    • Unknown Soldier (May 10, 2009) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Endgame (May 3, 2009) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Whiplash (Apr 12, 2009) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The ShieldThe Shield (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Strays (May 18, 2004) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for LanskyLansky (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Dr. Katz, Professional TherapistDr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) David ( 1 episode, 1997 ) , Writer (additional material) ( 1 episode, 1997 ) , Lyrics ("Way Back in '68") ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996–1997 2
    • New Phone System (Mar 2, 1997) David (voice), Writer (additional material)  Less
    • Koppleman and Katz (Nov 3, 1996) Lyrics ("Way Back in '68")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ricky Jay and His 52 AssistantsRicky Jay and His 52 Assistants (TV Movie) Director  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for TexanTexan (TV Short) Writer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for A Life in the TheaterA Life in the Theater (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (play), Writer (teleplay)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Water EngineThe Water Engine (TV Movie) Brown Haired Man, Writer (play), Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The Play on OneThe Play on One (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Lip ServiceLip Service (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Hill Street BluesHill Street Blues (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for A Life in the TheaterA Life in the Theater (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1979
Self (27 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Midway USA's Gun StoriesMidway USA's Gun Stories (TV Series) Himself ( 8 episodes, 2013–2014 )  Less 2013–2014
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  • Primary photo for The Postman Always Rings Twice: Selected Scenes CommentaryThe Postman Always Rings Twice: Selected Scenes Commentary (Video) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 65th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Gore Vidal: The United States of AmnesiaGore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia Himself  Less 2013 $128K / —
  • Primary photo for Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky JayDeceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Himself - Writer & Director  Less 2012 $500K $151K / —
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 5 episodes, 1994–2010 )  Less 1994–2010
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Redbelt: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Redbelt'Redbelt: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Redbelt' (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Redbelt: Inside Mixed Martial ArtsRedbelt: Inside Mixed Martial Arts (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Redbelt: Q&A with Director David MametRedbelt: Q&A with Director David Mamet (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Sunday Morning ShootoutSunday Morning Shootout (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini StoryTriumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for David Mamet on 'House of Games'David Mamet on 'House of Games' (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TCM Guest ProgrammerTCM Guest Programmer (TV Series) Himself - Special Guest ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • David Mamet (Mar 2007) Himself - Special Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Real Time with Bill MaherReal Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2004–2006 )  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to Joe MantegnaA Tribute to Joe Mantegna (TV Short) Himself  Less 2004 $20K
  • Primary photo for Check the Gate: Putting Beckett on FilmCheck the Gate: Putting Beckett on Film (Video) Himself - Director ("Catastrophe")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The DirectorsThe Directors (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Face to FaceFace to Face (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Chicago on StageChicago on Stage (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Yiddish CinemaThe Yiddish Cinema Narrator  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Irv Kupcinet ShowThe Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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