All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that’s what ultimately works the best for me.
I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films: Silent Movie and High Anxiety.
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's go- Bob Hope
The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as na...- Emil Nolde
I have always had a certain rhythmic approach to my work.- Paul Hirsch
You have to stay faithful to what you're working on.- Stephen King
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|Birth:||6th April, 1942|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
Barry Levinson is an American screenwriter, film director, actor, and producer of film and television. His most notable films include The Natural, Good Morning, Vietnam, Rain Man, Bugsy, and Bandits. Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Violet Vi and Irvin Levinson, who worked in the furniture and appliance business. His family was of Russian Jewish descent. After growing up in Baltimore and graduating from Forest Park Senior High School, Levinson attended Baltimore City Community College, and American University in Washington, D.C. at the American University School of Communication, before moving to Los Angeles to work as an actor and writer. Levinson at one time shared an apartment with would-be drug smuggler George Jung. In 2004, Levinson was the recipient of the Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award. Levinson directed a documentary PoliWood about the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. The documentary, produced by Tim Daly, Robin Bronk and Robert E. Baruc, had its premiere at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.
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