John Cameron Mitchell

John Cameron Mitchell

Highest Rated: 92% Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Lowest Rated: 11% Band of the Hand (1986)

Birthday: Apr 21, 1963

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA

John Cameron Mitchell was not afraid to knock down walls and break taboos in the name of filmmaking. He began his career as a theater-trained actor before going behind the camera and helming some of the most talked about films in cinematic history. Mitchell wrote, directed and starred in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" (2001), a love letter to the drag-punk club scene. The film's central character, an Eastern European transgender rocker pining for a young man who broke her heart, gained a cult following for its larger-than-life characters, stunning imagery, and remarkable soundtrack. Mitchell eschewed his theatrical, glam-punk roots with 2010's "Rabbit Hole," a gripping look at a suburban family torn to emotional shreds after a tragic car accident. No matter what his subject matter was, Mitchell approached his work with a keen eye for authenticity and no inhibitions, both of which served the filmmaker well throughout his illustrious career.

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
48% 38% How to Talk to Girls at Parties Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$80.4K 2017
85% 55% My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea Brent Daniels (Voice) $57.3K 2016
87% 72% Rabbit Hole Director $2.2M 2010
68% 77% Shortbus Director,
Writer,
Producer
- 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whether You Like it or Not: The Story of Hedwig Unknown (Character) - 2003
92% 93% Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hansel Schmidt/Hedwig Schmidt (Character),
Director,
Writer,
Screenwriter
$3M 2001
No Score Yet 35% David Searching Man with Fruit (Character) $1.8K 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Misplaced Jacek (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet 57% Book of Love Floyd (Character) $1.4M 1990
11% 60% Band of the Hand J.L. (Character) $4.9M 1986

TV

Credit
87% 59% Shrill Gabe (Character) 2019-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Overheard With Evan Smith Guest 2020
96% 69% The Good Fight Felix Staples (Guest Star) 2019 2017
94% 90% Mozart in the Jungle Unknown (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 75% Girls David Pressler-Goings (Guest Star) 2013-2014
81% 86% Nurse Jackie Director 2013
71% No Score Yet Nothing Sacred Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Party Girl Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet 93% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1987

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