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James Foley (I)


James Foley was born on December 28, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for At Close Range (1986), After Dark, My Sweet (1990) and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See full bio »

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At Close Range Director
(1986)
(1990)
(1992)
House of Cards Director
(2013-2015)

Filmography

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  Reagan & Gorbachev (TV Mini Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
  Red Zone (TV Movie)
 2018 Fifty Shades Freed (directed by)
 2017 Fifty Shades Darker (directed by)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Deal (2016)
- Short Squeeze (2016)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Truth (2015)
 2013-2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Chapter 39 (2015)
- Chapter 32 (2015)
- Chapter 31 (2015)
- Chapter 26 (2014)
- Chapter 25 (2014)
 2013 Hannibal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sorbet (2013)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Live to Tell", "Papa Don't Preach", "True Blue", "Who's That Girl" film segments")
 2007 Reel Talent
 2004 Hollywood Division (TV Movie)
 2003 Confidence
 1999 The Corruptor
 1997 Gun (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Shot (1997)
 1996 Marky Mark: Hey DJ (Video short)
 1996 The Chamber
 1996 Fear
 1995 Two Bits
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (1991)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (video "Papa Don't Preach")
 1990 Deep Purple: King of Dreams (Video short)
 1987 Madonna: The Look of Love (Video short)
 1987 Madonna: Who's That Girl (Video short) (Who's That Girl film segments)
 1986 Madonna: True Blue (Video short)
 1986 Madonna: Papa Don't Preach (Video short) (as Peter Percher)
 1986 Madonna: Live to Tell (Video short) (as Peter Percher)
 1986 At Close Range (directed by)
 1985 Madonna Live: The Virgin Tour (Video documentary) (opening sequence)
 1985 Madonna: Dress You Up (Video short) (opening sequence)
 1984 Reckless
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed the Deep Purple video "King of Dreams". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Peter Percher
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Personal Quote:

[on 'At Close Range'] Sean was quite clearly the driving force in getting 'At Close Range' made. He was extremely hot, and it was going to be financed if he agreed to it. And he told the powers-that-be that I was the one he wanted to direct it. They clearly wanted Sean, didn't necessarily want me at all, and Sean said, "I'll do it if you do it with this guy". And they ultimately accepted me as ... See more »

Trivia:

It was a full thirty years between his two Razzie Nominations for Worst Director. In 1988, he was nominated for Who's That Girl? (1987). Then in 2018, he was nominated again for Fifty Shades Darker (2017). He won neither award. See more »

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Star Sign:

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