Paul Thomas Anderson

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Paul Thomas Anderson
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Born June 26, 1970 in Studio City, CA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards None for TV
Other: 1 Cannes Film Festival Award, 2 Berlin International Film Festival Awards, Germany, 1 Boston Society of Film Critics Award, USA, 2 Central Ohio Film Critics Awards, USA, 1 Gijón International Film Festival Award, Spain, 1 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, USA, 1 Motovun Film Festival Award, Croatia, 1 San Sebastián International Film Festival Award, Spain, 3 Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, Canada, 1 Toronto International Film Festival Award, Canada

Paul Thomas Anderson is an American writer, director and producer best known for his films Boogie Nights, Magnolia and Punch-Drunk Love. He has also worked on Saturday Night Live and got his start as a crew member on TV documentaries.

Contents

Biography

Born June 26, 1970 in Studio City, California.

Writer

Staff Writer

Episode Writer

Series Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live 25x13 - Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple February 19, 2000

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Written

Title Airdate Series/Banner
SNL Fanatic February 19, 2000 Saturday Night Live

Notable Films Written

Director

Staff Director

Episode Director

Series Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live 25x13 - Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple February 19, 2000

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Directed

Title Airdate Series/Banner
SNL Fanatic February 19, 2000 Saturday Night Live

Notable Films Directed

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Other Awards

  • Academy Awards
    • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (1999) - Magnolia
  • BAFTA Film Awards
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay - Original (1997) - Boogie Nights
  • Cannes Film Festival
    • Nominated: Golden Palm (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
    • Won: Best Director (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Empire Awards
    • Nominated: Best Director (2000) - Magnolia
  • WGA Screen Awards
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (1999) - Magnolia
  • Berlin International Film Festival Awards, Germany
    • Won: Golden Berlin Bear (2000) - Magnolia
    • Won: Reader Jury of the Berliner Morgenpost (2000) - Magnolia
  • Bodil Awards, Denmark
    • Nominated: Best American Film (2000) - Magnolia
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
    • Won: Best New Filmmaker (1997) - Boogie Nights and Hard Eight
  • Central Ohio Film Critics Awards, USA
    • Won: Best Director (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
    • Won: Best Screenplay, Original (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Director (1999) - Magnolia
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay (1999) - Magnolia
    • Nominated: Best Director (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Chlotrudis Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Director (1999) - Magnolia
  • Cinema Brazil Grand Prizes, Brazil
    • Nominated: Best Foreign Film (2000) - Magnolia
  • Deauville Film Festival Awards, France
    • Nominated: Grand Special Prize (1996) - Hard Eight
  • European Film Awards, Germany
    • Won: Screen International Award (1997) - Boogie Nights
  • Gijón International Film Festival Awards, Spain
    • Nominated: Grand Prix Asturias, Best Feature (2002) - Punch Drunk Love
    • Won: Best Screenplay (2002) - Punch Drunk Love
  • Independent Spirit Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best First Feature (1997) - Hard Eight
    • Nominated: Best First Screenplay (1997) - Hard Eight
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Silver Ribbons, Italy
    • Nominated: Best Director - Foreign Film (1999) - Magnolia
  • London Critics Circle Film Awards, UK
    • Nominated: Screenwriter of the Year (2000) - Magnolia
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, USA
    • Won: New Generation Award (1997) - Boogie Nights
  • Motovun Film Festival, Croatia
    • Won: Propeller of Motovun (2003) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Director (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay, Original (1999) - Magnolia
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay, Original (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Robert Festival, Denmark
    • Nominated: Best American Film (2001) - Magnolia
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival Awards, Spain
    • Won: FIPRESCI Film of the Year (2000) - Magnolia
  • Satellite Awards, USA
    • Nominated: Best Director of a Motion Picture (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Motion Picture - Drama (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Original (1997) - Boogie Nights
    • Nominated: Best Director (2002) - Magnolia
    • Nominated: Best Screenplay, Original (2002) - Magnolia
  • Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, Canada
    • Won: Best Director (1999) - Magnolia
    • Won: Best Screenplay (1999) - Magnolia
    • Won: Best Director (2002) - Punch-Drunk Love
  • Toronto International Film Festival Awards, Canada
    • Won: Metro Media Award (1997) - Boogie Nights

Trivia