92 wins & 89 nominations.
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Director of the stage musical "Tanz Der Vampire", which is based on his film The Fearless Vampire Killers
(1967) (a.k.a. "The Fearless Vampire Killers") and has been seen by more than 5 million people worldwide. The musical had its premiere in Vienna, Austria in 1997 followed by Germany (Stuttgart, Hamburg, Berlin, Oberhausen),...
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R. Polanski | Roman Polañski
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I'm happy when I find a subject that excites me, that gives me a reason to make a film; and I'm still happy when I'm making it because this is my real and true profession.
Received his first 'Best Director' Academy Award for The Pianist
(2002) nearly six months after the awards ceremony, since the director would be immediately arrested due to outstanding warrants stemming from fleeing the US to avoid further imprisonment after his 1978 statutory rape conviction. His friend Harrison Ford
flew to France to present Polanski the award at the 29th American Film Festival...
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