Paul Thomas Anderson

Born Jun 26, 1970

Paul Thomas Anderson, is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has written and directed five feature films: Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002) There Will Be Blood (2007), and soon to be released, The Master (2012).… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on June 26, 1970.


1982 12 Years Old Anderson was involved in film-making at a young age and never really had an alternative plan to directing films. He made his first movie when he was eight years old and started making movies on a Betamax video camera which his dad bought in 1982 when he was twelve years old. … Read More


1994 24 Years Old …  He decided to expand the film into a feature-length film and was subsequently invited to the 1994 Sundance Feature Film Program. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old 1 More Event
While at the Sundance Feature Film Program, Anderson already had a deal with Rysher Entertainment to direct his first feature. In 1996, Anderson made his first full-length feature, Sydney, which was retitled Hard Eight (1996). … Read More


2002 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, the romantic comedy-drama Punch-Drunk Love, Anderson's fourth feature, was released to positive reviews. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old In 2004, Anderson was ranked twenty-first on The Guardian's list of the forty best living filmmakers. … Read More


2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Anderson's sixth film, the drama The Master, was released to critical acclaim.
2014 44 Years Old His seventh film, the crime comedy-drama Inherent Vice, based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon, was released in 2014, to general acclaim. … Read More
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