Caption: Still of Tom Cruise and Brian De Palma in Mission: Impossible (1996)
Director, Writer, Producer
Born: September 11, 1940
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: Scarface (1983), Mission: Impossible (1996), The Untouchables (1987), Carlito's Way (1993)
Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters (1973) and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the script writers Paul Schrader, John Farris and Oliver ...