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Julie Taymor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film. Taymor's work has received many accolades from critics, and she has earned two Tony Awards out of four nominations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design, an Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination for Original Song. She is widely known for directing the stage musical, The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical, in addition to a Tony Award for Original Costume Design. She had been the director of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark before leaving in March 2011, after four months of previews (the longest preview period for any show in Broadway history), following artistic differences with the producers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Julie Taymor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 15, 1952 In Newton, Massachusetts, U.S
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Behind the Scenes 1992-08-11
Latest Project:
Movie Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles 2014-12-12
Known For
Poster of Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
Poster of Kurosawa's Way
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of Behind the Scenes
Movie Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Herself 2014-12-12
Movie Muse of Fire Herself 2013-09-26
Movie Kurosawa's Way Herself 2011-05-13
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Series Behind the Scenes 1992-08-11