Paul Auster

Screenwriter, Novelist, Director
Born: 02/03/1947 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Writer (10)

Act of God 2009 (Movie)

(Book as Source Material)

The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 (Movie)

(Characters as Source Material)

The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Center of the World 2001 (Movie)

(Story By)

Lulu on the Bridge 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Blue in the Face 1995 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Smoke 1995 (Movie)

("Auggie Wren's Christmas Story") (From Story)

Smoke 1995 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Music of Chance 1993 (Movie)

("The Music of Chance") (Source Material (from novel))

In the Country of the Last Things (Movie)

(Book Author)
Actor (5)

Charlotte Rampling: The Look 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Act of God 2009 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

A Time to Stir 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Music of Chance 1993 (Movie)

Driver (Actor)
Director (3)

The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

Lulu on the Bridge 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Blue in the Face 1995 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (1)

The Inner Life of Martin Frost 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Relationships

Norman Schiff

Step-Father

Samuel Auster

Father
owned several buildings in New Jersey with his brothers divorced from Auster's mother c. 1965 died in 1979

Sophie Auster

Daughter
born c. 1987 mother, Siri Hustvedt

Daniel Auster

Son
born in June 1977 mother, Lydia Davis pled guilty to criminal possession of stolen property in January 1998

Lydia Davis

Wife
began relationship in 1966 married on October 6, 1974 separated in 1979 divorced

Siri Hustvedt

Wife
married in June 1981

Queenie Schiff

Mother
divorced from Auster's father c. 1965

EDUCATION

attended a high school in Maplewood, New Jersey

Columbia University

New York , New York 1969

Columbia University

New York , New York 1970

Milestones

1998

Solo directing debut, "Lulu on the Bridge"; also scripted

1995

Feature screenwriting debut, "Smoke"

1995

Feature directorial debut, "Blue in the Face" (co-directed with Wayne Wang)

Raised in South Orange and Maplewood, New Jersey

Bonus Trivia

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Made Chevalier de L'Ordre Arts et Lettres in 1992 by the French government

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