How rich is Gus Van Sant Sr.?
Gus Van Sant Sr. Net Worth:
Gus Van Sant Sr. Net Worth:Gus Green Van Sant, Jr. (born July 24, 1952) is an American film director, screenwriter, painter, photographer, musician and author. He is a two-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director—for the drama Good Will Hunting (1997) and the biopic Milk (2008), both of which were also nominated for Best Picture. He won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his drama Elephant (2003), which was inspired by the Columbine High School massacre. He lives in Portland, Oregon.His early career was devoted to directing television commercials in the Pacific Northwest. In his films, he has dealt with themes concerning homosexuality and other marginalized subcultures. His filmography as writer and director includes the 1993 comedy-drama-romance film adaptation of Tom Robbins' 1976 novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, which features a diverse cast (Keanu Reeves, Roseanne Barr, Uma Thurman and k.d. lang, with cameos by William S. Burroughs and Heather Graham, among others); and the indie drama My Own Private Idaho (1991), also starring Reeves as well as River Phoenix.He wrote the screenplays for most of his early movies, and wrote one novel, Pink. A book of his photography has also been published, called 108 Portraits.
|Birth place:||Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Gus Green Van Sant, Sr, Betty Van Sant|
|Awards:||Palme d'Or, Cannes Best Director Award|
|Books:||Pink, My Own Private Idaho, 108 Portraits|