David Mamet (I)

Writer | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
House of Games (1987) | State and Main (2000) | Wag the Dog (1997)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 35 nominations More »
AKA 
Richard Weisz
BORN 
Nov 30, 1947 (age 70)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (7 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / 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 (15 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), Executive Producer (66 episodes, 2006), Writer (10 episodes, 2006), Director (4 episodes, 2006), 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 The 74th Annual Academy AwardsThe 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Writer (special material written by)  Less 2002
  • 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 (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Midway USA's Gun StoriesMidway USA's Gun Stories (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 2013)  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 - Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special & Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special  Less 2013
  • 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)  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)  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
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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