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Bogdanovich's 1972 film What's Up, Doc?, a romantic farce starring Barbara Streisand and Ryan O'Neal, won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay. One year later, he recreated a memorable vision of rural 1930s America with Paper Moon, a Depression Era-tale about a pair of unlikely con artists. The film earned four Academy Award nominations, among numerous major honors, and nabbed a Supporting Actress Oscar for nine-year-old Tatum O'Neal (in her screen debut), the youngest performer ever to win an Academy Award.
His body of work over the past three decades has included the critically acclaimed version of Henry James' classic Daisy Miller; Saint Jack, starring Ben Gazzara and Denholm Elliot; They All Laughed, featuring Audrey Hepburn in her final starring role on screen; the Academy Award-winning Mask, starring Cher and Eric Stoltz; Noises Off, Michael Frayn's classic theater comedy, written for Steven Spielberg's company; Texasville, the sequel to The Last Picture Show; and The Cat's Meow, featuring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann and Jennifer Tilly.
Bogdanovich has published more than a dozen books on films and filmmaking, among them This is Orson Welles, Who the Devil Made It and his most recent book, Who the Hell's in It. In 2004, his three-hour ABC Special, "The Mystery of Natalie Wood," premiered, along with his docudrama Hustle about infamous baseball player Pete Rose. He directed an episode of HBO's "The Sopranos" ("Sentimental Education," for the fifth season of the award-winning series) and had a recurring role as Lorraine Bracco's therapist.
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