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Paul Mazursky
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Filmmaker
    (April 25, 1930-June 30, 2014)
    Born in Brooklyn, New York
    Birth name was Irwin Mazursky
    Actor, screenwriter and director
    Appeared in the films 'Fear and Desire' (1953), 'The Blackboard Jungle' (1955), 'A Star Is Born' (1976), 'History of the World Part 1' (1981), 'Punchline' (1988), 'Carlito's Way' (1993), 'Antz' (voice only, 1998) and 'Crazy in Alabama' (1999)
    Directed 'Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice' (1969), 'Alex in Wonderland' (1970), 'Blume in Love' (1973), 'Harry and Tonto' (1974), 'Next Stop, Greenwich Village' (1976), 'An Unmarried Woman' (1978), 'Tempest' (1982), 'Moscow on the Hudson' (1984), 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills' (1986), Enemies, A Love Story' (1989), 'Scenes from a Mall' (1991), 'The Pickle' (1993) and 'Yippee: A Journey to Jewish Joy' (2006)
    Had recurring roles as Norm in Curb Your Enthusiasm and Sunshine in The Sopranos
    He does cameos in most of his films, including donning drag to play Richard Dreyfuss's mother in 'Moon Over Parador.'
    He also cast his analyst, Donald F. Muhich, in three of his films.
    He said he had trouble getting financing for his films since the 90s due to 'ageism.' (As opposed to 'poor box office.')
    He said, 'I've always felt very Jewish, but very ambivalent about being Jewish.'
    Critic Vincent Canby wrote, 'No film by Mr. Mazursky is ever totally unrewarding.'
    He was nominated for screenwriting Oscars four times.
    His daughter Meg died from brain cancer (2009).
    He said, 'I had this period from 1969 to about 1990 where I got to do whatever I wanted. So I have nothing to complain about.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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