Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985) is a French-American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for directing the films Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), First Man (2018), and Babylon (2022).
For Whiplash, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. His biggest commercial success came with La La Land, which was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six including Best Director, making him the youngest person to win the award at age 32. He made his television debut directing the Netflix limited series The Eddy (2020).
Date of birth: Jan 19, 1985
Place of birth: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Sergio Leone: The Italian Who Invented America (2022)
Fellini of the Spirits (2020)
Michel Legrand: Sans demi-mesure (2018)
La La La (2018)
Friedkin Uncut (2018)
First Man (2018)
La La Land (2016)
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Grand Piano (2013)
The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2010)
The Claim (1970)