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Jeff Kanew

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Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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Raised in Bethpage, NY on Long Island
1964:
While a college freshman, worked in trailer department at United Artists (date approximate)
1966:
Formed own company to do trailers, Utopia Productions
1971:
Directed first feature-length documentary, "Black Rodeo"
1977:
Sold Utopia Productions; used profits to produce feature films
1979:
First feature film as director-writer-editor released, "Natural Enemies"
1980:
Served as editor on "Ordinary People" for Robert Redford
1984:
Directed box office smash, "Revenge of the Nerds"
1985:
Made TV directorial debut, episode of "Alfred Hitcock Presents"
1986:
Directed "Tough Guys" reuniting Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas
1991:
Directed box office bomb, "V.I. Warshawski"
1994:
Directed episodes of the CBS series "Touched by an Angel"
2003:
Directed the film "Babiy Yar" about the horrific events which occured in Kiev during WWII
2005:
Directed Cameron Douglas in the romantic comedy "Adam and Eve"

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