Peter Wollen

Peter Wollen

writer, director, actor

Peter Wollen was born on Jun 29, 1938 in UK. Peter Wollen's big-screen debut came with Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons directed by Laura Mulvey in 1974, strarring Narrator (segment 2). Peter Wollen is known for The Passenger directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, Jack Nicholson stars as Locke and Maria Schneider as Girl. The upcoming new movie Peter Wollen plays is Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons which will be released on Jul 23, 2010.

Film theorist and historian, director, and writer. Distinguished Professor of Film and Television, UCLA. Co-author, with Mark Peploe, of The Passenger (1975), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Curator of numerous art exhibitions, including Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti (1982). Author of Signs and Meaning in the Cinema (1969, 1972, 1998), Readings and Writings (1981), and Raiding the Icebox: Reflections on Twentieth Century Culture (1993), and the British Film Institute monograph on Singin' in the Rain (1993).

  • Birthday

    Jun 29, 1938
  • Place of Birth

    London, England, UK

Known For

Movies & TV Shows