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|Born||Charles Alexandre Rockwell
August 18, 1956
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
|Occupation||screenwriter, producer, film director|
|Children||Lana Rockwell (born 2003)
Nico Rockwell (born 2007)
Charles Alexandre Rockwell (born August 18, 1956) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
Life and career
Rockwell is the grandson of the Russian animator Alexandre Alexeieff who invented the pinscreen. His grandmother was a stage actress in Paris, as well as an artist. His father was also an actor and filmmaker. His mother, currently living in Westport, MA, is originally from Paris and emigrated to the US to marry Alex's father; she is a painter. Rockwell grew up in Cambridge, MA and moved to New York City in his early 20's.
Rockwell currently teaches directing at NYU's graduate film school and resides in Los Angeles. His wife Karyn (of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fame) has her own production company, Sweet Blackberry.
- Little Feet (2013)
- Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)
- 13 Moons (2002)
- Louis & Frank (1998)
- Four Rooms (1995)
- Somebody to Love (1994)
- In the Soup (1992)
- Sons (1989)
- Hero (1983)
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