Joel Schumacher

Director

Joel Schumacher was born on August 29th, 1939 in New York City, New York, United States and is the Director from United States. Discover Joel Schumacher's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 80 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
Joel T. Schumacher, Joel
Date of Birth
August 29, 1939
Nationality
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
Death Date
Jun 22, 2020 (age 80)
Zodiac Sign
Virgo
Networth
$80 Million
Profession
Costume Designer, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Joel Schumacher Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 80 years old, Joel Schumacher has this physical status:

Height
191cm
Weight
78kg
Hair Color
Gray
Eye Color
Hazel
Build
Slim
Measurements
Not Available
Joel Schumacher Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Agnosticism
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
Parsons School for Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles
Joel Schumacher Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Not Available
Children
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Not Available
Parents
Francis Schumacher, Marian Schumacher
About Joel Schumacher
  • Joel T. Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American filmmaker. Schumacher rose to fame after directing three hit films: St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), and Flatliners (1990).
  • He later went on to direct the John Grisham adaptations The Client (1994) and A Time to Kill (1996).
  • His films Falling Down (1993) and 8mm (1999) competed for Palme d'Or and Golden Bear, respectively. In 1993, he signed on to direct the next installments of the Batman film series.
  • The Schumacher-directed Batman films Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997) received mixed-to-negative reactions from both critics and the public.
  • After the Batman films, Schumacher pulled back from blockbusters and returned to making minimalist films such as Tigerland (2000) and Phone Booth (2002), both earning positive reviews.
  • He also directed The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Number 23 (2007), and two episodes of House of Cards. Known for casting young actors, Schumacher helped actors like Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, and Matthew McConaughey to launch careers.

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