Peter Wollen

Writer, Director, Actor

Writer, Director, Actor


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...
Birth date
1938-06-29
Death date
2019-12-17

Known For


Friendship's Death
Friendship's Death
Writer (1987)
Crystal Gazing
Crystal Gazing
Writer (1982)
Amy!
Amy!
Writer (1979)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterFriendship's Death
(screenplay) / (story)
1987
WriterFrida Kahlo & Tina Modotti
(Documentary short)
1983
WriterThe Bad Sister
(TV Movie)
1983
WriterCrystal Gazing1982
WriterAmy!
(Short) (writer)
1979
WriterRiddles of the Sphinx
(writer)
1977
WriterThe Passenger
(uncredited)
1975
WriterPenthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
(Documentary) (script)
1974
RoleTitleYear
DirectorFriendship's Death1987
DirectorFrida Kahlo & Tina Modotti
(Documentary short)
1983
DirectorThe Bad Sister
(TV Movie)
1983
DirectorCrystal Gazing1982
DirectorAmy!
(Short)
1979
DirectorRiddles of the Sphinx1977
DirectorPenthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
(Documentary)
1974
RoleTitleYear
ActorImagining October
(Short)
1984
RoleTitleYear
ProducerPenthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
(Documentary) (producer)
1974
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfG Is for Greenaway
(Video) Self
1997
SelfOn the Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1956-1972
(Documentary short) Self
1989
SelfPenthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
(Documentary) Narrator (segment 2)
1974