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 Peter Bogdanovich

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Peter Bogdanovich Famous memorial

Birth
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA
Death
6 Jan 2022 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to his surviving family.
Memorial ID
235620679 View Source

Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter, Actor. His father was a Serbian painter, his mother was from a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family, his parents fled Europe prior to the Nazi's occupation. Peter studied acting under the guidance of Stella Adler and made his professional debut at the New York Shakespeare festivals, before gravitating to directing, initially for off-Broadway productions. After experiencing two minor parts in the Roger Corman films "The Wild Angels" (1966) and "The Trip" (1967), he made his feature film debut as a director with "Targets" (1967), which starred Boris Karloff. During the 1970s, Bogdanovich hit his commercial peak with the films "The Last Picture Show" (1971, which he received Academy Award nominations for directing and screenwriting), "What's Up Doc?" (1972), "Paper Moon" (1973), "Daisy Miller" (1974) and "Nickelodeon" (1976). He will be remembered by television audiences for his recurring role as 'Dr. Elliott Kupferberg' in the series "The Sopranos" (2000 to 2007).

Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter, Actor. His father was a Serbian painter, his mother was from a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family, his parents fled Europe prior to the Nazi's occupation. Peter studied acting under the guidance of Stella Adler and made his professional debut at the New York Shakespeare festivals, before gravitating to directing, initially for off-Broadway productions. After experiencing two minor parts in the Roger Corman films "The Wild Angels" (1966) and "The Trip" (1967), he made his feature film debut as a director with "Targets" (1967), which starred Boris Karloff. During the 1970s, Bogdanovich hit his commercial peak with the films "The Last Picture Show" (1971, which he received Academy Award nominations for directing and screenwriting), "What's Up Doc?" (1972), "Paper Moon" (1973), "Daisy Miller" (1974) and "Nickelodeon" (1976). He will be remembered by television audiences for his recurring role as 'Dr. Elliott Kupferberg' in the series "The Sopranos" (2000 to 2007).

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  • Added: 6 Jan 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 235620679
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/235620679/peter-bogdanovich: accessed ), memorial page for Peter Bogdanovich (30 Jul 1939–6 Jan 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 235620679, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, who reports a Ashes given to his surviving family..