Raja Gosnell

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Raja Gosnell
Born Raja Raymond Gosnell
(1958-12-09) December 9, 1958 (age 56)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Film director, film editor
Years active 1984–present
Notable work Never Been Kissed
Big Momma's House
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
The Smurfs

Raja Raymond Gosnell (born December 9, 1958)[1] is an American film director and film editor best known for directing the films Home Alone 3, Never Been Kissed, Big Momma's House, Scooby-Doo, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, and The Smurfs. Commonly mistaken for being of Indian descent, Gosnell was named after his father's Raja Mohideen.[2] He is also known for his director-editor collaboration with Chris Columbus, for whom he edited Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and Mrs. Doubtfire.



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  1. ^ "Raja Gosnell - Biography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". NYTimes.com. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Hollywood TV (June 17, 2007). "Raja Gosnell How to make it in Hollywood". YouTube. Retrieved December 17, 2012. 

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