December 30, 1966 |
New York City
Bennett Miller (born December 30, 1966) is an American film director.
Miller is the director of the feature Moneyball (2011). He also directed Capote (2005), a film for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Director and the documentary film The Cruise (1998). He has also directed television commercials and music videos, most recently Bob Dylan's "When the Deal Goes Down." His 2014 film Foxcatcher was in competition for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where Miller won the Best Director Award.
Bennett was born in New York City and has known writer Dan Futterman and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman since their childhood. He and Futterman were classmates at Mamaroneck High School, and all three were graduates of the 1984 NYSSSA School of Theatre.