Julie Taymor

American film and theatre director

Julie Taymor (born December 15, 1952) is an American director of Broadway theatre and movies. Taymor's work has received lots of praise from critics. She has won two Tony Awards out of four nominations, an Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination for her work, known for its visual flair and colorful costuming choices. She lives in New York City with her partner Elliot Goldenthal, who she has been with for over 20 years.

Julie Taymor
Julie Taymor, September 2007
Born (1952-12-15) December 15, 1952 (age 71)
Years active1986 - present
SpouseElliot Goldenthal
AwardsEmmy Awards
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program
1993 Oedipus Rex

Laurence Olivier Awards

  • Best Costume Design
1999 The Lion King

Tony Awards

1998 The Lion King
1998 The Lion King

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