James Mangold

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  • Birth Name: James Allen Mangold
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Writer, Producer
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  • Upon graduating from CalArts in 1985, was offered a yearlong contract at Disney by Michael Eisner. Mangold didn't mesh well with the studio bosses and his only credit from this time is a cowriter's credit on Oliver & Company.
  • After being fired from Disney, returned to school to get his MFA from Columbia, studying under Milos Forman.
  • Won a Special Jury Prize for Directing at the Sundance Film Festival for his directorial debut, 1995's Heavy.
  • Had a cameo as a movie director in his own film, 2001's Kate & Leopold.

Awards

  • 1995, Sundance Film Festival — Special Jury Prize for Directing (Dramatic): Winner

Relationships

  • Robert Mangold — Father
  • Sylvia Plimack Mangold — Mother
  • Cathy Konrad — Wife (separated)

College

  • California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, United States (BFA in Film & Video, 1985); Columbia University, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Film)

Details

  • Birth Name: James Allen Mangold
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Writer, Producer

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