Frederick Wiseman

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Date of Birth January 1, 1930
Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts
Age 90 years old
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Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman is an American filmmaker, documentarian, and theater director. His work is "devoted primarily to exploring American institutions". He has been called "one of the most important and original filmmakers working today".

Born: January 01, 1930, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater: Williams College, Yale University
Occupation: Director, producer
Spouse(s): Zipporah Batshaw (m. 1955, 2 children)
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About Frederick Wiseman

Director of documentary films such as High School and Titicut Follies and winner of the George Polk Career Award for investigative reporting.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. military from 1954 until 1956.


He was awarded the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

Family Life

He was born in Boston to Gertrude and Jacob.


He and Errol Morris became two of America's most revered documentarians.

Information related to Frederick Wiseman

  • Academy Honorary Award recipients
  • George Polk Award recipients
  • Peabody Award winners
  • American documentary filmmakers
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