Alex Karpovsky

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Alex Karpovsky
Born Cheyenne, Wyoming[citation needed]
Occupation Actor, writer, film director, producer, Film editor

Alex Karpovsky is an American director, actor, screenwriter, producer and film editor.[1][2][3][4][5]

Life and career[edit]

Karpovsky was raised in Newton, Massachusetts.[5][6] He pursued a PhD in visual ethnography at the University of Oxford,[3] but dropped out after two years. While appearing on the Employee of the Month podcast in February 2013, Karpovsky said they were "probably the best two years of my life."[7]

His award-winning debut feature, The Hole Story, earned him a slot in Filmmaker magazine's 25 new faces of independent film. His subsequent films include Woodpecker (SXSW Film Festival, 2008), Trust Us, This Is All Made Up (SXSW Film Festival, 2009), Rubberneck (Tribeca Film Festival, 2012), Red Flag (LA Film Festival, 2012),[2][8] the latter two of which were released as a double feature in New York City's Lincoln Center Theater.[9]

As an actor, he plays Ray Ploshansky in the HBO comedy series Girls[2] and played Marty Green in the 2013 Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis.[2]


As an actor[edit]

As a writer/director[edit]


External links[edit]

official website