Albert Magnoli

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Albert Magnoli
Born 1953/1954 (age 62–63)[1]
Alma mater University of Southern California (BFA)
Occupation Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Years active 1979–present

Albert Magnoli (born c. 1954)[1] is an American film director, screenwriter and editor best known for helming the films Purple Rain, Tango & Cash,[2] Street Knight, and American Anthem, and as editor of Reckless.[3] For a time Magnoli served as the manager of musical artist Prince.[4]

He graduated from the USC School of Cinema-Television[5] in 1981.[6]



  1. ^ a b The San Bernardino County Sun: July 16, 1984. Quote: "It also marks the first time 30-year-old Magnoli was ever asked to direct".
  2. ^ "Stallone Film Caught in Sony-Warner Battle". The Los Angeles Times. November 1, 1989. 
  3. ^ "Albert Magnoli". Movies & TV. All Movie Guide and Baseline via The New York Times. 
  4. ^ "Prince Goes Batty". The Los Angeles Times. May 28, 1989. 
  5. ^ "Noted Directors' Student Films Will Be Featured In USC Benefit". The Los Angeles Times. October 5, 1987. 
  6. ^ "Purple Rain 30th Anniversary Interview: Albert Magnoli". 

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