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Paul Morrissey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Paul Morrissey (born 23 February 1938, New York City) is an American film director, best-known for his association with Andy Warhol. Morrissey attended Ampleforth College, a private Roman Catholic boarding school and Fordham University, both Roman Catholic schools, and later served in the United States Army. A political conservative and self-described "right-winger", who has publicly protested against what he perceives as immorality and "anti-Catholicism", Morrissey's long-term collaboration with the low-keyed, apparently apolitical Warhol was viewed by many as "a successful mismatch", although both men did share some traits, i.e. both were practising Catholics from "ethnic" backgrounds (Warhol was of Rusyn descent and Morrissey is of Irish descent). Morrissey's bold, avant-garde direction in filmmaking is often attributed to his relationship with Warhol and The Factory, although Morrissey claimed in his memoir, Factory Days, that this is not the case. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Morrissey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 23, 1938 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the movie Midnight Cowboy 1969-05-25
Latest Project:
Movie Beautiful Darling 2010-04-02
Known For
Poster of Beautiful Darling
Poster of Divine Trash
Poster of Room 666
Poster of Midnight Cowboy
Filmography
Movie Beautiful Darling Himself 2010-04-02
Movie A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory Himself 2007-09-19
Movie Divine Trash Himself 1998-01-18
Movie Nico Icon Himself 1995-02-18
Movie Room 666 1982-06-01
Movie Midnight Cowboy The Party 1969-05-25
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