Tom DiCillo

BirthDay:

14 Aug 1953

BirthPlace:

Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, USA

Bio:

Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and (sometimes) actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch as a cinematographer on films that include Stranger Than Paradise (1984) and Coffee and Cigarettes (1986). He also worked with Howard Brookner on the documentary Arena: Burroughs (1983), which featured the William S. Burroughs. His experience as cinematographer proved invaluable and he was soon writing and directing his own films.

Notable directorial projects from Tom include Johnny Suede (1991), Living in Oblivion (1995), The Real Blonde (1997), and The Doors: When You're Strange (2009).

He is a good friend of Steve Buscemi and is thanked in Trees Lounge (1996), Steve's directorial debut.
Filmography

Actor ( 6 credits )

Uncle Howard (2016) Himself
Kingdom Come (2011) Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Días de cine (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Chain Letters (1985) Bob
Stranger Than Paradise (1984) Airline Agent

Writer ( 6 credits )

The Doors: When You're Strange (2009) (written by)
Delirious (2006) (written by)
The Real Blonde (1997) (written by)
Box of Moon Light (1996) (written by)
Living in Oblivion (1995) (written by)
Johnny Suede (1991) (written by)

Director ( 16 credits )

Flaked (2016) (2 episodes, 2016)
Chicago Fire (2012) (3 episodes, 2012-2013)
Lights Out (2011) (1 episode, 2011)
Law & Order: LA (2010) (1 episode, 2011)
The Doors: When You're Strange (2009)
The Good Wife (2009) (1 episode, 2011)
Delirious (2006)
Monk (2002) (1 episode, 2003)
Double Whammy (2001)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) (5 episodes, 2006-2010)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
The Real Blonde (1997)
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Johnny Suede (1991)
American Masters (1985) (1 episode, 2009)