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Tate Taylor - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born June 3, 1969, Jackson, Mississippi, USA - American actor, director, producer and screenwriter.
Graduated from the University of Mississippi. He lived in New York for some time, then moved to Los Angeles, where he began his career as a filmmaker.
As an actor, Tate made his debut in 1995 in a cameo appearance on The Drew Carey Show. Taylor began his directing career in 2003 with the short film Chicken Party, where he served as a director, writer, actor and producer. The short has won several awards at twelve different film festivals. This picture began Taylor's collaboration with actress Octavia Spencer, whose role in the film The Servant brought a couple of figurines.
As director and screenwriter for the feature-length feature film, Taylor made his debut in 2008 with the comedy Lovely Freaks. The comedy was filmed at Glacier National Park in Montana, Chicago and Los Angeles. The film made Taylor famous among Hollywood directors and screenwriters thanks to its sophisticated cinematography and a great cast.
One of the last films in which Tate Taylor acts as an actor was the drama The Winter Bone (2010) based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell. The film won the Grand Prix of the Jury at the Sundance Film Festival.
In 2011, Tate Taylor's third directorial work was released - the drama "The Servant", an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Catherine Stokett. Filming began in July 2010 in Greenwood, Mississippi. Noteworthy is the "star" cast of the film: Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. The film received positive reviews from critics and a good box office, as well as several film awards, including nominations for such significant film awards as Golden Globe and Oscar. It is noteworthy that Catherine Stockett transferred the rights to the film adaptation to Taylor in June 2008, even before her book was published.