David Lynch
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David Lynch

American filmmaker, visual artist, and musician

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David Keith Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, and actor. He is best known for writing and directing films such as Eraserhead , The Elephant Man , Blue Velvet , and Mulholland Drive , which are often regarded by critics as among the best films of their times, and for his television series Twin Peaks . These works led to him being labeled "the first popular Surrealist" by film critic Pauline Kael. A recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 2019, he has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, and has won the César Award for Best Foreign Film twice, as well as the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival. In 2007, a panel of critics convened by The Guardian announced that 'after all the discussion, no one could fault the conclusion that David Lynch is the most important film-maker of the current era', while AllMovie called him "the Renaissance man of modern American filmmaking".

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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George Washington University
George Washington University

University in Washington, D.C.

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