Michael Cimino Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Apr, 2016
Facts of Michael Cimino
Date of Birth: 1939 , February-3
Age: 81 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Michael Cimino
Birth Name Michael Cimino
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Film director
Working For Movies
Net Worth $ 10 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Screenwriter, producer and author
Affair with N/A
Married N/A
Education Westbury High School, Michigan State University, Yale University
Awards Academy Award for Best Picture
Movies No Translation Needed
Books Big Jane
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Michael Cimino was born in New York City, New York, United States and his date of birth is February 3, 1939, which makes him 77 years of age. He was raised in Old Westbury, Long Island along with his family. Michael's father was a music publisher and his mother was a custom designer, his parents were Native Americans. Michael's nationality is American and he holds American citizenship. Michael belongs to white ethnicity. And has no updated siblings’ information.

Michael Cimino attended Westbury High School on Long Island and graduated from there in 1956. And later he joined Michigan State University in East Lansing. And he graduated in majored graphic arts with the Harry Suffrin Advertising Award. In 1961, Michael graduated from Yale University, receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and later in 1963 Master of Fine Arts from same university.

Michael after his MFA he worked in Madison Avenue advertising during his work at the advertising company he filmed advertises of Eastman Kodak, Pepsi and United Airlines and many others. He has a successful career at the company and later he rose up as the star director of television commercials.

Michael Cimino made his movie debut as the screen writer from environmentally-themed American post-apocalyptic science fiction film Silent Running in 1972. A year later in 1973, he worked as co writer of the movie American action film Magnum Force, which was a huge hit with the net income of around $39,768,000.

Michael made his directorial role debut from American crime film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot he was featured also as the writer of the movie. With his first movie as the director the movie was huge hit and his worked was appreciated by several critics.

In 1978, he worked in American epic war drama film The Deer Hunter, where he played the role of Director, Co-writer and Co-producer. The movie was such a hit that it earned a net amount of 48,979,328 American dollars and also won Oscar for Best Picture and Best Director. Michael's other directorial work includes Heaven's Gate, Year of the Dragon, Desperate Hours, Sunchaser and others. 

Michael Cimino is talented and very creative director and realistic screen writer. Michael has completely kept his personal life information to himself, there is no any updated information relating his sexual orientation with either he is gay or bisexual or straight.

Michael's current relational status is also unknown, in the past there were rumors of his hook up with his co worker and actress. But, in the current days there exist no ay rumors or news relating him. It seems that Michael has not been married yet and has no any children. Though even at the age of 77 he seems fit and his hobbies includes travelling and reading books. Michael Cimino currently lives in New York city, New York, United States. 

Michael has maintained a net worth of about 10 million dollars which also proves his celebrity image.

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