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Alexandre Rockwell

Biography

Film movie director who created the 1992 award-winning dilemma, In the Soup. He began directing short movies and made many indie features that performed in film celebrations around the world. His grandfather may be the Russian-born animator, Alexander Alexeieff, who produced the pinscreen. He was wedded to celebrity, Jennifer Beals for thirteen years. Steve Buscemi starred in his film, In the Soup.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth August 18, 1956
Place Of Birth Massachusetts
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Karyn Parsons, Jennifer Beals
Children Nico Rockwell, Lana Rockwell
Parents Svetlana Alexeieff Rockwell
Awards Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize - U.S. Dramatic
Nominations Grand Jury Prize, Golden Lion, Best Screenplay Award, Silver Lion for Best Director, Golden Osella for Best Director
Movies In the Soup, Somebody to Love, Four Rooms, 13 Moons, Pete Smalls Is Dead, Little Feet, In The Same Garden, Lenz, Hero, Sons, Louis & Frank
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Father of Lana Rockwell and Nico Rockwell.
2Was introduced to actor Sam Rockwell by his ex-wife Jennifer Beals and subsequently cast him in 4 of his films: In the Soup (1992), Louis & Frank (1998), Somebody to Love (1994) and 13 Moons (2002). However, Alexandre and Sam are not related.
3Grandson of animators Alexander Alexeieff and Alexandra Alexeieff-Grinevsky.
4Collaborated on Four Rooms (1995) with fellow indie directors Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino and Allison Anders.
51992 Won Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival for In the Soup (1992).


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Same Garden2016
Little Feet2013
Pete Smalls Is Dead2010
13 Moons2002
Louis & Frank1998
Four Rooms1995segment "The Wrong Man"
Somebody to Love1994
In the Soup1992
Sons1990
Hero1983/I

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Same Garden2016
Little Feet2013
Pete Smalls Is Dead2010written by
13 Moons2002written by
Louis & Frank1998writer
Four Rooms1995written by - segment "The Wrong Man"
Somebody to Love1994
In the Soup1992
Sons1990
Hero1983/I

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bastards of Young2013executive producer
Pete Smalls Is Dead2010producer
A Perfect Place2008Short co-producer
Louis & Frank1998producer
Four Rooms1995executive producer

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Feet2013
Hero1983/I

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
13 Moons2002Man

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hero1983/I

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Turnabout2016/Ispecial thanks
Carmelo2015Short thanks
Quedate2014Short very special thanks
Surviving Cliffside2013Documentary thanks
Animal Factory2000special thanks
Trees Lounge1996special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Making the DayfilmingHimself
Edge of Outside2006DocumentaryHimself
Nobody Wants Your Film2005DocumentaryHimself
Rockets Redglare!2003DocumentaryHimself
Caro diario1993Himself
Días de cine1992TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Special Jury AwardMar del Plata Film FestivalLittle Feet (2013)
1992Audience AwardDeauville Film FestivalIn the Soup (1992)
1992Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticIn the Soup (1992)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Golden SpikeValladolid International Film FestivalBest FilmLittle Feet (2013)
2013Best FilmMar del Plata Film FestivalInternational CompetitionLittle Feet (2013)
2013CinemaXXI AwardRome Film FestLittle Feet (2013)
2010German Independence Award - Audience AwardOldenburg Film FestivalPete Smalls Is Dead (2010)
1999Best FeatureCinequest San Jose Film FestivalLouis & Frank (1998)
1994Golden LionVenice Film FestivalSomebody to Love (1994)
1992Critics AwardDeauville Film FestivalIn the Soup (1992)
1992Golden LionVenice Film FestivalIn the Soup (1992)


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#Trademark
1Frequently casts Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage and Sam Rockwell.

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