Roman Polanski
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Born: August 18, 1933 (age 82)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Director, actor, producer, screenwriter

Bio: Roman Polanski is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer and actor, Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Polanski's films have inspired diverse directors, including the Coen brothers, Atom Egoyan, Darren Aronofsky, Park Chan-wook, Abel Ferrara, and Wes Craven.

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Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.

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