Richard Pearce (director)

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Richard Pearce
Born (1943-01-25) January 25, 1943 (age 76)
San Diego, California, United States
OccupationFilm director, television director, cinematographer
Years active1970–2006

Richard Pearce (born January 25, 1943) is an American film director, television director and cinematographer. [1] In addition to feature films, he has directed made-for-TV movies and TV series.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in 1943 in San Diego, California, Richard Pearce went east to high school, attending St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.

He attended Yale University, where he earned a B.A., English in 1965 where he met D.A. Pennebaker; afterwards he moved to New York Cityworking with Pennebaker and Richard Leacock on several documentaries. [2]


In 1980 he won the Golden Bear award at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival for his film Heartland.[3]


As director[edit]


As cinematographer[edit]



  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ The Blues·The Road to Memphis·Biography-PBS
  3. ^ "Berlinale 1980: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2010-08-17.
  4. ^ MUBI
  5. ^ Hair (1979)-Full Cast & Crew-IMDB
  6. ^ Food, Inc. (DVD video, 2009)
  7. ^

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