Abel Ferrara

Film Director
Born Jul 19, 1951

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  • Abel Ferrara Fights To Stop Re Edited Strauss Kahn Film
    NYTimes - Mar 26, 2015
  • Film Shorts
    The Portland Mercury - Dec 11, 2013
  • New On Dvd And Blu Ray, July 20
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 19, 2012
  • Blu Ray Review King Of New York (1990)
    Flickering Myth - Jun 25, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Abel Ferrara.


1951 Birth Born on July 19, 1951.


1976 24 Years Old Soon finding himself out of work, he directed a pornographic film titled 9 Lives of a Wet Pussy Cat in 1976, which starred his then-girlfriend. … Read More


1996 44 Years Old In 1996 he directed a music video for French singer Mylène Farmer's song "California". … Read More


2007 55 Years Old In 2007, he directed a comedy with Modine, Bob Hoskins and Willem Dafoe, Go Go Tales. … Read More
2009 57 Years Old Ferrara began preparations for Jekyll and Hyde in 2009, which was to star Forest Whitaker and 50 Cent. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old Also in 2010, Ferrara teamed up with Film Annex, an online film distribution platform and Web Television Network, to launch … Read More
2011 59 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2011, Ferrara began shooting his first feature in four years, 4:44 - Last Day on Earth, starring Willem Dafoe and Ferrara's longtime companion Shanyn Leigh. … Read More


2013 61 Years Old In April 2013, Ferrara began shooting a fictionalized version of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case titled Welcome to New York. … Read More
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