Todd Field

Todd Field (Pomona, California;) (24 February 1964); actor, screenwriter and film director American.

Biography

Todd Field began his career as an actor after graduating from College in Portland, Oregon. Also equipped for music, Field discarded University to travel to New York and studied Theater in the Big Apple. Once there, he began working with the Ark Theatre Company as an actor and musician. One of his first roles was as protagonist in the film Student exchange, directly to television that conicidió with actress Heather Graham.

Soon got a minor role in the film Woody Allen ‘Radio days’ and got a nomination for the Independent Spirit award for his work in the film by Víctor Núñez ‘Ruby in paradise’. He also had notable roles in ‘Walking and Talking’, ‘Broken Vessels’ and the last film of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Eyes Wide Shut”, where she played the mysterious Nick Nightingale.

Field made a name as a director with his first film, ‘When I was’, which was selected by the Film Society of Lincoln Center as part of its New Directors/New Films series and was exhibited at the Museum of modern art in New York City boy. Their next album, «Nonnie & Alex» won award special of the jury of the Sundance Festival, as well as the prize for best film of the Festival in Aspen.

The success of your next work in room (in the bedroom) has meant his debut as director and scriptwriter and com his definitive consecration in the world of Hollywood.

Awards

Oscars

Year       Category              Film        Result

2006       Best adapted screenplay              Little Children    Candidate

2001       Best film              In the room        Candidate

2001       Best adapted screenplay              In the room        Candidate

Golden Globe Awards

Year       Category              Film        Result

2006       Best motion picture – drama       Little Children    Candidate

2001       Best motion picture – drama       In the room        Candidate