Peter Bogdanovich Net Worth

Peter Bogdanovich Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Peter Bogdanovich net worth is
$10 Million

Peter Bogdanovich Wiki Biography

Peter Bogdanovich was born on the 30th July 1939, in Kingston, New York State USA, and is an award- winning actor and director, best known to the world for his highly-acclaimed drama film “The Last Picture Show” (1971), among many other differing achievements such as “Daisy Miller” (1974), “Saint Jack” (1979), and “Mask” (1985).

Have you ever wondered how rich Peter Bogdanovich is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bogdanovich’s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment world, which has been active since the late ‘60s.

Peter Bogdanovich Net Worth $10 Million

Peter is of mixed ancestry; his mother, Herma, was an Austrian Jewish, while his father, Borislav, was a Serbian Orthodox Christian. The two met in the Balkans following Herma’s settling in Zagreb, Croatia in 1932. The two migrated to the USA in 1939, and not long after, Peter was born.

Before he took the director’s chair, Peter studied acting under Stella Adler and then tried his luck as an actor. He made his acting debut in one episode of the “Kraft Theatre”, and then in the early ‘60s worked as a film programmer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. There, he presented the films of such directors as Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, Allan Dwan and John Ford. Also, he was a film screen writer, having several articles published in Esquire.

However, he switched to directing, and made his feature debut in 1968 with the thriller “Targets”, starring Boris Karloff, Tim O’Kelly and Arthur Peterson, then the same year directed the sci-fi adventure “Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women”, but both films failed to achieve any great success. Nevertheless, in 1971 he made a breakthrough with the drama “The Last Picture Show”, which won him several prestigious nominations and awards, including two Academy Award nominations, and a BAFTA Film Award for Best Screenplay. Also, the film increased his net worth and his reputation as well. He made several more extremely successful films during the ‘70s, such as Golden Globe Award- nominated comedy “What’s Up, Doc? (1972), starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O’Neal and Madeline Kahn, then one of his greatest accomplishments, the comedy crime drama “Paper Moon”, in which he again used the talents of Madeline Kahn, then Ryan O’Neal and Tatum O’Neal, followed by the Academy Award- nominated drama “Daisy Miller” (1974), and lastly “Saint Jack” in 1979. All of these, among other creations, increased further Peter’s wealth.

He was struck with a personal disaster in the early ‘80s, after his lover, Dorothy Stratten, was murdered by her estranged husband. Dorothy was cast in his film “They All Laughed” (1980), however, the film didn’t live up to its expectations, regardless that it had Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, and Patti Hansen as well as stars.

Due to these events, Peter turned to writing and wrote “The Killing of the Unicorn – Dorothy Stratten 1960–1980”, a memoir published in 1984 and then returned to directing with the film “Mask” in 1985, for which he earned a Palme d’Or Award nomination.

He was continually active during the ‘90s with such films as “Texasville” (1990), which was a sequel to his critically most successful film “The Last Picture Show”, although the sequel didn’t go near the popularity of the first part. Then several television films “To Sir, with Love II” (1996), and “The Price of Heaven” (1997).

With the new millennium, Peter switched his focus once again, returning to acting and leaving directing aside, though he did make a few more films, including “The Cat’s Meow” (2001), “The Mystery of Natalie Wood” (2004), and “She’s Funny That Way” (2014).

Peter played Dr. Elliot Kupferberg in the TV drama series “The Sopranos” from 2000 until 2007, then portrayed Irving Mann in the romantic comedy film “Broken English” (2007), next to Parker Posey, Melvil Poupaud and Gena Rowlands. Since 2010, he has featured in more than 10 films, however, none of those roles made a mark in his career.

Regarding his personal life, Peter has two children with his first wife Polly Platt, to whom he was married from 1962 until 1972. He married for the second time in 1988 to actress Louise Stratten; the two divorced in 2001.

Full NamePeter Bogdanovich
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 30, 1939
Place Of BirthKingston, New York, U.S.
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer
EducationCollegiate School
SpouseLouise Stratten (m. 1988–2001), Polly Platt (m. 1962–1971)
ChildrenAntonia Bogdanovich, Sashy Bogdanovich
ParentsHerma Bogdanovich, Borislav Bogdanovich
SiblingsAnna Thea
PartnerCybill Shepherd
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Music Film, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Comedy, Satellite Auteur Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Featu...
MoviesShe's Funny That Way, The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon, What's Up, Doc?, Targets, Mask, They All Laughed, The Cat's Meow, At Long Last Love, Noises Off, Texasville, The Thing Called Love, Daisy Miller, Infamous, The Wild Angels, Directed by John Ford, Illegally Yours, Runnin' Down a Dream, Voyage t...
TV ShowsOut of Order, Backstory
1Always seen wearing a neck scarf
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)$3,000
Targets (1968)$3,000
1On Red River: Red River was my favorite movie when I was ten.
2[on today's comedies] I don't go to see too many of those, because I saw Knocked Up (2007) which I thought was ridiculous - she would never go with that guy, even if she was dead drunk. It's a movie by people, I guess, who have wish fulfillment issues. A lot of the comedies are based on body fluid jokes or jokes about sperm in your hair. I'm not keen on that kind of comedy.[2015}
3[ on Mask (1985)] I made that picture for Dorothy Stratten because she'd been murdered, and in the 10 months I knew her I found that she was very, very interested in The Elephant Man on Broadway. She went to see this production and she was very moved by it. After she was killed I figured it out: Dorothy identified with him because of her beauty - because her beauty was as much of a source of alienation as his ugliness. They came to me with this picture called Mask. I thought it was not a very good script but it surely was an interesting story because it was a true story. And then I remember how Dorothy felt about The Elephant Man and I thought, "Well, I'll make it for her." [We had] a list of actresses for the role of Rusty. Ellen Burstyn and Cloris [Leachman] and Jane Fonda - anybody with a name. About two-thirds of the way through the list, there's Cher. I said, "That's interesting. I can see her [playing] a druggie and riding a motorcycle, and I can't see Jane Fonda doing it. She's too sophisticated." Cher and I didn't get along that well. She sort of irritated me, because she had such a negative attitude. But she's very good in the picture. I don't think I've ever shot more close-ups - she's very good in close-ups and not that good in playing the whole scene through, because she loses the thread of it. So I shot it that way, and she should have won an Oscar.[2015]
4[on What's Up, Doc? (1972)} [This] was really the second picture in my career that I styled to a movie star. One was Boris Karloff in Targets and the second was Barbra Streisand in What's Up, Doc? The entire picture came about because Barbra wanted to do a picture with me. What happened was she saw an early cut of Picture Show and was extremely moved. She said, "I want to do a drama with you." I said, "I just did a drama. I want to do a comedy." I had seen that she could be very, very good. She had a few bad habits that I would be able to fix, but my major feeling was that she was brilliant at comedy - and, as it turned out, she is. She sort of took that for granted - that's why she wanted to do a drama with me, because for her, comedy was fairly easy. She was a joy. She's great in the picture and I love her dearly, I really do. Even though she didn't trust the material, she went along with my humor and we became very good friends and we get along very well - and I have nothing but affection and love for Barbra.[2015]
5[ on Paper Moon (1973)] They said, "[John] Huston wants to do this with [Paul] Newman and his daughter, but we'd rather have you." I said, "OK, I'll do this with Ryan [O'Neal] and Tatum O'Neal." But they didn't want them. [Producer] Bob Evans was pissed off at Ryan because Ryan had an affair with Ali [MacGraw] while she was married to Bob on Love Story. And I said, "Bob, I have a hit in the top 10 called What's Up, Doc? with Ryan O'Neal. How do you explain to your shareholders that you won't do a picture with this megastar?" It was an unarguable point. I think it's one of the audience's favorites of my pictures. People really like that movie. It didn't get great notices originally - it got mixed notices - but it was a big thing with the audience.[2015]
6[ on The Last Picture Show (1971)] We had such a bunch of good actors in that film. [The scene in which] Cloris Leachman [who won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role] throws that coffee pot and yells at Timothy Bottoms - Cloris did it brilliantly. She wanted to rehearse it and I kept saying, "I don't want to rehearse it; I want to see it for the first time when we actually roll." I had learned that idea - to not let the actors show you an emotional scene before they shot it - from John Ford through Henry Fonda. It was Hank Fonda who told me that for the big climactic scene with the mother in The Grapes of Wrath, [Ford] wouldn't let the actors play it for him - he wanted it to be fresh when they did it and of course he used the first take. So I said, "Action!" and she was extraordinary. [But] she said, "I can do it better." I said, "No, you can't; you just won the Oscar." And to this day - Jeff Bridges told me that he [recently] ran into Cloris and that she said, "Oh, I'm so angry at Peter. That was the first take. I could have done it better." And Jeff said: "Oh, Cloris. You won the Oscar!"[2015]
7Saint Jack (1979) and They All Laughed (1981) were two of my best films but never received the kind of distribution they should have.[2006]
8[on making The Last Picture Show (1971)] I hope I'm not repeating what happened to [Orson Welles]. You know, make a successful serious film like this early and then spend the rest of my life in decline.
9Directing is really creating an atmosphere, a particular kind of atmosphere and usually one that is very peculiar to the director. It doesn't necessarily have to be. Some directors have no personality and it shows. But one way or another, what the actors are doing or the crews are doing, they're trying to please the director.
10It's sad that most film-goers today never saw a movie made before Star Wars (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)).
11The only formal training I ever did was four years as an actor. When I direct, I think like one of the actors.
12I think one of the reasons younger people don't like older films, films made say before the '60s, is that they've never seen them on a big screen, ever. If you don't see a film on a big screen, you haven't really seen it. You've seen a version of it, but you haven't seen it. That's my feeling, but I'm old-fashioned.
13[regarding his trademark neck scarves] I'm just wearing a bandanna; it's not so fancy. Most of the time they are cotton and different sizes. It started when I was shooting The Last Picture Show (1971) in Texas, and I liked wearing it because it made me feel secure. I don't know why. But it feels cozy, and I kept wearing it.
14Filmmakers have a responsibility to the audience and to the work, I wish they felt that responsibility more, especially to what's true in life.
15[on the critical plaudits earned by The Last Picture Show (1971)] I'm very gratified by the reception. It's gone beyond my wildest dreams. To have your picture compared to Citizen Kane (1941) is incredible; certainly it isn't true, but it's nice to have it written.
16[when asked why he picked Larry McMurtry's novel "The Last Picture Show" as subject matter] I liked the idea of doing a period piece because I like anything better in the past than in the present. I'm not moved by things that happen in the present, only when I think about them later. Life is too real when it's actually happening.
17[to producer Irwin Winkler, recounted in Peter Biskind's book "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls"] Remember me? I used to be Peter Bogdanovich.
18I made a lot of mistakes when I was successful in the '70s. You know, there's no handbook for success so I couldn't make out what vibe I was picking up. But it's called jealousy, envy and loathing, though they come at you with smiles because they want something from you. So you put on a front of arrogance to cover insecurity.
19They don't have personalities, so they can't be stars. Do me a Tom Cruise impression, do me a Tom Hanks impression.
20It's a misconception about acting that it's a practice in pretending to be someone else. It's actually a practice in finding the character within yourself.
21Marlon Brando changed everything for actors. After him, everyone wanted to be Marlon. No one wanted to be a type: they all wanted to display versatility in every role. But the brilliance that Marlon had was that he had star personality that shone through in every role.
22The end of the studio system signaled the end of the great screen stars. They were the sort of actors who brought their own charismatic personas to each role they played. Audiences felt as if they knew them immediately every time they watched one of their movies.
23I always thought that the goal in movies was to extinguish disbelief.
24I've always been a self-confessed opportunist.
25They're all so jealous in Hollywood. It's not enough to have a hit. Your best friend should also have a failure.
1Five of his first eight pictures are period pieces. He's directed seven in all.
2Bogdanovich's own story has been a remarkable if often tumultuous one - a story not entirely unlike Welles' own in its extremes of success and failure. Bogdanovich rocketed to fame in his 30s with a trio of beloved classics, "The Last Picture Show" (story-screenplay 1972) and "What's Up Doc" (story-screenplay, director 1972), "Paper Moon" (director 1973) and later with "At Long Last Love" (director 1975), all of which were steeped in adoration for Hollywood's past - and then saw his own career plummet to Earth in the late '70s after a string of bruising flops. He was eventually forced to declare bankruptcy and move out of the Bel-Air estate. He suffered personal tragedy when his then lover, Playboy Playmate turned actress Dorothy Stratten, was killed by her estranged husband in 1980, then faced public scandal when he later married her younger sister, Louise Stratten (1988-2001). "Its been a very up-and-down kind of existence," Bogdanovich said, sounding somewhat weary but not beaten down. But even with all he's been through, he has never stopped working, driven by a passion for the cinema that stretches back as far as he can remember. At age 76 in August 2015, Bogdanovich returned to the big screen with "She's Funny That Way," his first feature in 14 years. The Lionsgate Premiere release - which boasts a surprising starry cast considering its modest budget, a testament to many actors' desire to work with a director of his stature. A throwback to the screwball comedies of Hollywood's golden era, the fast-paced farce centers on a prostitute turned actress (Imogen Poots) who becomes entangled with a philandering Broadway producer (Owen Wilson), a foul mouthed therapist (Jennifer Aniston) and an obnoxious matinee idol (Rhys Ifans), among others, on her way to fame. The film was co-produced by Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, both of whom have been deeply influenced by Bogdanovich's work. "The three of us became friendly, and at some point they started calling me Pop, so I said, 'OK, then you're my sons,' " said Bogdanovich, currently unmarried and has no children.
3Growing up in New York city in the 1940s, the son of immigrants from Austria and Serbia, Bogdanovich recognized early that movies had a special ability to help people transcend their troubles. Throughout his childhood, he would see up to 400 movies a year, studiously recording his opinion on note cards. He began his film career programming films for the Museum of Modern Art and writing about movies for Esquire Magazine before moving to Los Angeles in the late 1960s - and breaking into the entertainment-film business. "Movies used to be something powerful," Bogdanovich said ruefully. "It's been a bit ruined now. I don't know if we can get it back - I think we can. But it's lost its innocence. The interesting stuff has moved to television, and movies have become more like, "'What can I blow up next?' there's a terrible cancer at the heart of that intent." As Bogdanovich sees it, James Cameron's 1997 "Titanic" marked a critical turning point. "Movie making is out of control thanks to Jim Cameron. Everybody was saying 'My God, he's going to spend $150 million! This movie is going to flop! Is he out of his mind?' Then the picture was a huge hit and everyone said, 'That's the solution: Spend $150 million.' " as Bogdanovich sighs, "It's become so boring." Although "She's Funny That Way" is Bogdanovich's first feature since the 2001 period drama "The Cat's Meow" (director), he is quick to point out that he has hardly been idle. Since the mid-90s, he has published two well regarded books, "Who the Devil Made It" and "Who the Hell's in It," collecting his conversations with great film makers and actors of the past. He also found a surprising measure of fame in front of the camera as Dr. Elliot Kuperfberg (2004, 2006, 2007) on the HBO cable TV series "The Sopranos" (2000-2007). Long before he directed, Bogdanovich studied acting with Stella Adler. He directed a number of television movies and a four-hour documentary about Tom Petty. "Directing for TV is the same thing. It's just for less money and with less time." Still, there's no question film remains his first love. He has a number of movies he's hoping to make including a comedy about an aging film-maker called "Wait For Me" that he began writing shortly after Dorothy Stratten's death (1980). "I really need to make that picture. I think it's the best thing I ever wrote." Over the years, Bogdanovich has experienced both soaring success and crushing failure. It's safe to say he preferred the former. But what really matters most in the end, he says, is simply trying to connect with that movie-goer sitting out there in the dark. "My mother used to say to me, 'If you have a thousand people watching your movie and one of them understands what you're trying to do, you're lucky.' That sounds almost pretentious, but I know what she meant".
4Peter Bogdanovich (b:07.30.1939) has countless stories, and he tells them with the sort of flair you'd expect from a man who wears a neck scarf. Over the years, the director befriended an array of Hollywood legends - including John Ford (b:02.01.1894-d:08.31.1973, age 79), Gary Grant (b: 01.18.1904-d:11.29.1986, age 82), Alfred Hitchcock (b:08.13.1899-d:04.29.1980, age 80) and Howard Hawks (b:05.30.1896-d:12.26. - and though they're nearly all gone now, he keeps their memories alive by recounting these anecdotes, peppering them with uncannily accurate impressions. On a bright August, 2015 afternoon, Bogdanovich sat in the dining room of ex-wife (1988-2001) Louise Stratten's San Fernando Valley apartment. His hair neatly combed, his eyes slightly melancholy behind large eye glasses, he was reminiscing about a period in the mid-1970s when he was riding high off a string of early hits and living in a lavish Bel-Air home with then-girl-friend Cybill Shepherd. Orson Welles (b:05.06.1915-d:10.10.1985, age 70) was a frequent house guest. "Orson was very funny," Bogdanovich said, speaking in the languid, refined tone that became familiar to viewers who watched him as a therapist on HBO's cable television series "The Sopranos" (2000-2007). "Orson had a little wing to himself, and to get to the TV room, Orson would go through my office. He'd be tiptoeing through not to disturb me and whisper, "Dick Van Dyke ... is on." He loved 'Dick Van Dyke' re-runs, and he loved the one with Telly Savalas with the lollipop, 'Kojak.' He loved his chutzpah".
5Bogdanovich's feature film "She's Funny That Way" was greeted with a standing ovation at the 2014 Venice Film Festival; since then, critics have been divided, with some finding it charming and funny and others deeming it overly old-fashioned. As a scholar of film history - the kind of dyed-in-the-wool cinephile who can tell you that the term "screwball comedy" was coined by "Hollywood's Daily Variety" back in 1936 in describing the performance of Carole Lombard in the 1936 film "My Man Godfrey" - Bogdanovich is well aware he's working in an antiquated genre. But as Bogdanovich sees it, classics like Preston Sturges' "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" (1944) or Ernst Lubitsch's "The Shop Around the Corner" (1940) are as worth trying to emulate today as they were more than 40 years ago when he directed "What's Up, Doc?" (1972). Reflecting on the kinds of comedies major studios make today, Bogdanovich makes no effort to hide his scorn. "I don't like to insult anybody, but I think it's no great piece of witticism if a joke depends on somebody having sperm in their hair or getting their equipment caught in a zipper," he said. "I'm sorry, it just isn't funny. It may be funny to some people because it's shock humor - and I'm not saying these people are stupid - but they just don't know any better. It's like you eat a certain kind of food and you think that's filet mignon." Bogdanovich might sound like a cranky old man. But among contemporary film-makers, his devotion to Hollywood's Golden Age runs as deep as anyone's if not deeper - and if that has sometimes meant being out of step with current fashions, so be it. "If you look at Martin Scorsese, he has adapted constantly to this climate and this era - he had Kanye West in the 'Woolf of Wall Street' trailer," said Imogen Poots. "But with Peter, there's more of a sense of, 'No, the films of the '20s and the '30s were the best. They really don't make them like they used to - so I'm going to try to do that.' Bogdanovich's sense of humor and his grace as a film-maker feel very "old-timey' - and if you are romantic at all about that era, it's a dream to work with him." Surprisingly for such a light frothy comedy, "She's Funny That Way" had its roots in a particularly trying time in Bogdanovich's life. He began writing the film with Louise Stratten in 2000, when their marriage was falling apart. "Louise and I were having a very tough time," said Bogdanovich, who had an apartment in New York but stays with Stratten when he is in Los Angeles. "We were broke. I was working, but it was not an easy time for us. And we just said, 'Let's write a comedy.'" Working on the film helped the pair survive that stretch. "Our marriage was toward the end, and we didn't want to completely admit it," Stratten said. "But writing this movie, we were making each other laugh. It really got us through that time." The two divorced in 2001 but remain very close friends.
6Will be working in Australia's Fox Studios, for a "Natalie Wood" project starring Justine Waddell and Sophie Monk. [June 2003]
7An extensive interview with Fritz Lang resulted in the book "Fritz Lang in America" published by Praesger in 1967.
8Turned down an offer to direct Chinatown (1974).
9After At Long Last Love (1975) was been pulled from theaters due to poor ticket sales, he wrote an open letter, printed in newspapers throughout the country, apologizing for the quality of the film.
10Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1992.
11Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1981.
12Interviewed in "The Director's Event: Interviews with Five American Filmmakers", by Eric Sherman and Martin Rubin.
13Directed 6 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Ben Johnson, Jeff Bridges, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn, 'Tatum O'Neal (I)' and Madeline Kahn. Johnson, Leachman and O'Neal all won Oscars for their performances.
14Believes that his falling out with legendary director John Ford was related to his guiding long-time Ford repertory member Ben Johnson to the Academy Award. His ex-wife, Polly Platt, says that Ford didn't like Bogdanovich's treatment of her that led to a divorce. Platt stayed close to Ford until he died.
15Something of a film historian, he set out to interview a good many of the important directors and stars from the "Golden Age of Hollywood", interviews later compiled in a series of books he released. While his "relationships" with some of his subjects were mere brief encounters, others turned into long-lasting friendships. Among the legends he befriended were Orson Welles, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Audrey Hepburn, Jean Renoir, Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich and Jerry Lewis.
16Has a signed photograph from Cybill Shepherd hanging in the study of his New York City apartment signed "Dear Sven, I wouldn't be here without you." "Sven" is short for "Svengali", the musician in George L. Du Maurier's Bohemian novel "Trilby" who, through hypnosis, teaches the eponymous heroine to sing and controls her singing for his own purposes.
17Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945- 1985". Pages 133-138. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
18He was offered the chance to direct The Godfather (1972), but turned down producer Robert Evans, as did several other directors. It was only then that Evans hired Francis Ford Coppola.
19Was meant to direct Duck, You Sucker (1971) with Sergio Leone producing, but backed out at the last minute due to his fear of such a large production. Leone stepped in and directed it himself.
20Is a vegetarian.
21(1971 - 1978) Partner of Cybill Shepherd
22Married to Dorothy Stratten's sister Louise (b. 1968) from 1988-2001
23His mother was from an Austrian Jewish family and his father was of Serbian descent.
24Boyfriend of Playboy Playmate of the year Dorothy Stratten (1980) who was murdered by her estranged jealous husband. Wrote a book about Stratten soon after.
25Father of Antonia Bogdanovich and Sashy Bogdanovich.


The Other Side of the Wind2018post-productionBrooks Otterlake
Willie and Me2017post-productionCharley
Los Angeles OvernightcompletedVedor Ph.D.
Morning Has Brokenpre-productionShem
Untitled Jessa Zarubica ProjectannouncedShepherd Leaden
Documentary Now!2016TV SeriesPeter Bogdanovich
6 Love Stories2016Duane Crawford
Between Us2016/II
The Tell-Tale Heart2016The Old Man
Durant's Never Closes2016George
Pearly Gates2015Marty
While We're Young2014Speaker
Are You Here2013Judge Harlan Plath
Cold Turkey2013/IIIPoppy
Don't Let Me Go2013/IIMan
Rizzoli & Isles2011TV SeriesArnold Whistler
Queen of the Lot2010Pedja Sapir
Abandoned2010VideoDr. Markus Bensley
How I Met Your Mother2010TV SeriesPeter Bogdanovich
Humboldt County2008Professor Hadley
The Doorman2007Peter
The Fifth Patient2007Edward Birani
The Sopranos2000-2007TV SeriesDr. Elliot Kupferberg Elliot Kupferberg
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2005-2007TV SeriesGeorge Merritt
The Dukes2007Lou
The Simpsons2007TV SeriesPsychologist
Dedication2007Roger Spade
Broken English2007Irving Mann
Infamous2006Bennett Cerf
8 Simple Rules2004TV SeriesDr. Lohr
Getting the Moon2003Video short
Out of Order2003TV Mini-SeriesZach
Festival in Cannes2001Milo
Rated X2000TV MovieFilm Professor
Coming Soon1999Bartholomew
Claire Makes It Big1999ShortArturo Mulligan
Lick the Star1998ShortPrincipal
541998Elaine's Patron (as Peter Bogdonovich)
Bella Mafia1997TV MovieVito Giancamo
Mr. Jealousy1997Dr. Howard Poke
Picture Windows1994TV SeriesLucca
They All Laughed1981Disk Jockey (uncredited)
Saint Jack1979Eddie Schuman
Opening Night1977Peter Bogdanovich (uncredited)
The Last Picture Show1971DJ (voice, uncredited)
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women1968Narrator (voice)
Targets1968Sammy Michaels
The Trip1967/IIuncredited
The Wild Angels1966Townsman in Fight at 'Loser's Funeral (uncredited)
Kraft Theatre1958TV Series


She's Funny That Way2014
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream2007Documentary
Hustle2004TV Movie
The Sopranos2004TV Series 1 episode
The Mystery of Natalie Wood2004TV Movie
The Cat's Meow2001
The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV Series 1 episode
Naked City: A Killer Christmas1998TV Movie
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women1997TV Movie
The Price of Heaven1997TV Movie
To Sir, with Love II1996TV Movie
Fallen Angels1995TV Series 1 episode
Never Say Goodbye AIDS Benefit by Yoko Ono1995Video short
Picture Windows1994TV Series 1 episode
The Thing Called Love1993
Noises Off...1992
Illegally Yours1988
They All Laughed1981
Saint Jack1979
At Long Last Love1975
Daisy Miller1974
Paper Moon1973
What's Up, Doc?1972
The Last Picture Show1971
Directed by John Ford1971Documentary
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women1968as Derek Thomas
The Great Professional: Howard Hawks1967TV Movie documentary interview


She's Funny That Way2014screenplay
Never Say Goodbye AIDS Benefit by Yoko Ono1995Video short
They All Laughed1981written by
Saint Jack1979screenplay
Nickelodeon1976written by
At Long Last Love1975written by
What's Up, Doc?1972story
The Last Picture Show1971screenplay
Directed by John Ford1971Documentary written by
Targets1968screenplay / story
The Wild Angels1966uncredited


The Rabbit Will Die2017executive producer / producer pre-production
Untitled Jessa Zarubica Projectexecutive producer announced
Phantom Halo2014producer
Noises Off...1992executive producer
Illegally Yours1988producer
City Girl1984executive producer
At Long Last Love1975producer
Daisy Miller1974producer
Paper Moon1973producer
What's Up, Doc?1972producer


How I Met Your Mother2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sopranos2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Texasville1990writer: "One Day Since Yesterday"
Illegally Yours1988writer: "Love Is A Gambler", "The Lady Of Love", "One Wish"
They All Laughed1981lyrics: "ONE DAY SINCE YESTERDAY" / music: "ONE DAY SINCE YESTERDAY"
What's Up, Doc?1972performer: "Santa Lucia" - uncredited


The Last Picture Show1971uncredited
The Wild Angels1966uncredited


The Wild Angels1966uncredited

Assistant Director

The Wild Angels1966second assistant director - uncredited

Location Management

The Last Picture Show: A Look Back1999Video documentary location footage


The Wild Angels1966assistant to director


Starlight2014/IIShort special thanks
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments2014TV Movie documentary special thanks
The Watch2011/IIShort special thanks to
The Working Man2011Short very special thanks
The Story of Film: An Odyssey2011TV Mini-Series documentary thanks - 2 episodes
Secret Identity2011Short special thanks
By Bogdanovich2011Documentary very special thanks
Fade2011Short very special thanks
Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today2010Video documentary short special thanks
Twelve2008Special Thanks Segment 'May'
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That2005TV Movie documentary special thanks
The Squid and the Whale2005special thanks
3D: A Brief History2004Video documentary short special thanks
Before the Fact: Suspicious Hitchcock2004Video documentary short special thanks
Hitchcock and Dial M2004Video documentary short special thanks
Personal History: Foreign Hitchcock2004Video documentary short special thanks
Kill Bill: Vol. 22004special thanks
Kill Bill: Vol. 12003special thanks
'Targets': An Introduction by Peter Bogdanovich2003Video documentary short special thanks
Daisy Miller: An Introduction by Peter Bogdanovich2003Video documentary short special thanks
Skeeter Hammond: Handles, Hops and the Fourth Dimension2003special thanks
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic2000Video documentary special thanks
All About 'The Birds'2000Video documentary special thanks
The Prime Gig2000special thanks
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius1999TV Movie documentary special thanks
Passion and Romance: The Wings of the Dove1999Video documentary short thanks
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentary special thanks
Jackie Brown1997very special thanks
Dogtown1997the director's special thanks to
The Racket1928dedicatee: Robert Israel's music


The Sound of Silence: The Making of 'The Lodger'2008Video documentary shortHimself
The Ultimate Romance: The Making of 'Notorious'2008Video documentary shortHimself
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos2008DocumentaryHimself
Guilt by Association: Psychoanalyzing Spellbound2008Documentary shortHimself
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHimself
American Masters1990-2007TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream2007DocumentaryHimself (voice)
Dirty Sexy Money2007TV SeriesHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Commemoration: Howard Hawks' 'Rio Bravo'2007Video shortHimself
Pure Cinema: Birth of the Hitchcock Style2007Video documentary shortHimself
The 50 Greatest Television Dramas2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jenseits von Hollywood - Das Kino des Otto Preminger2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Karloff and Me2006DocumentaryHimself
Searching for Orson2006DocumentaryHimself / Narrator
Astaire and Rogers: Partners in Rhythm2006Video documentaryHimself
20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
They All Laughed 25 Years Later: Director to Director - A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Wes Anderson2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird2006Video documentary shortHimself
Shootout2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
My First Time2006TV SeriesHimself
Wanderlust2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Edge of Outside2006DocumentaryHimself
Stagecoach: A Story of Redemption2006Video shortHimself - Director-Writer-Actor
The Informer: Out of the Fog2006Video shortHimself
Charlie Rose1997-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters2006DocumentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2000-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris2006DocumentaryHimself
Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Our Friend River2006Video shortHimself
The Look of the Film2006Video shortHimself
The Thing Called Love: A Look Back2006Video documentary shortHimself
Budd Boetticher: An American Original2005Video documentaryHimself
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Silent Hollywood: Cult, Stars, Scandals2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1993-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
HARDtalk Extra2005TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Legenden2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Texas Monthly Talks2004TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2004TV SeriesHimself
'Mask' Revealed: A Conversation with Peter Bogdanovich2004Video documentary shortHimself
3D: A Brief History2004Video documentary shortHimself - Filmmaker
Before the Fact: Suspicious Hitchcock2004Video documentary shortHimself - Filmmaker
Guilt Trip: Hitchcock and 'The Wrong Man'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Hitchcock's Confession: A Look at 'I Confess'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Hitchcock and 'Stage Fright'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Hitchcock and Dial M2004Video documentary shortHimself - Filmmaker
Mr. Hitchcock Meets the Smiths2004Video documentary shortHimself
Personal History: Foreign Hitchcock2004Video documentary shortHimself - Filmmaker / Film Historian
Strangers on a Train : A Hitchcock Classic2004Video documentary shortHimself
Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen2004DocumentaryHimself
HDVD Extra2004TV SeriesHost
Scene Stealers2004Himself
Love Hollywood Style2004TV Movie documentaryDirector
The Definition of Insanity2004Himself
The Private Life of a Masterpiece2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Film Director
Asking for the Moon2003Video documentary short
The Next Picture Show2003Video shortHimself
'Targets': An Introduction by Peter Bogdanovich2003Video documentary shortHimself
Daisy Miller: An Introduction by Peter Bogdanovich2003Video documentary short
Dinner for Five2003TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
A Decade Under the Influence2003DocumentaryHimself
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood2003DocumentaryHimself
John Ford Goes to War2002DocumentaryHimself
I Love New York2002TV MovieHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories2002TV Special documentaryHimself
New York at the Movies2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Still Cher2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Film Genre2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies2001DocumentaryHimself
Anatomy of a Scene2001TV Series documentaryHimself
It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures2001TV Movie documentaryHimself / Narrator
The Essentials2001TV Series documentaryHimself (2005-2006)
The Story of 'Frenzy'2001Video documentaryHimself - Filmmaker
Backstory2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Filmmaker
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic2000Video documentaryHimself
A Constant Forge2000Documentary
All About 'The Birds'2000Video documentaryHimself (voice)
The Lady from Shanghai: A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich2000Video documentaryHimself
Y usted... ¿De qué se ríe?2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
John Cassavetes: A Discussion2000Video documentary shortHimself
Orson Welles en el país de Don Quijote2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Trouble with Marnie2000TV Movie documentaryHimself - Filmaker
The Independent2000Himself
Culture Shock2000TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film2000Video documentary shortHimself
The Last Picture Show: A Look Back1999Video documentaryHimself
The Shoe Store1999DocumentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood Greats1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Passion and Romance: The Wings of the Dove1999Video documentary shortHimself
Reputations1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Director and Critic
El Magacine1999TV SeriesHimself
The Century1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (segment - "Picture This")
E! Mysteries & Scandals1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Howard Hawks: American Artist1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Who Is Henry Jaglom?1997DocumentaryHimself
Hollywood Beat1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right1996DocumentaryHimself
Ballyhoo: The Hollywood Sideshow!1996DocumentaryHimself
Liebe in Hollywood1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies1995TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Cybill1995TV SeriesHimself
Josef von Sternberg, the Man Who Made Dietrich1994Documentary short
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
Working with Orson Welles1993Video documentaryHimself
Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jean Renoir: Part Two - Hollywood and Beyond1993TV Movie documentary
Northern Exposure1993TV SeriesHimself
Cinéma! Cinéma! The French New Wave1992TV Movie documentaryHimself
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker1991DocumentaryHimself
The Complete Citizen Kane1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City, Texas1991DocumentaryHimself
The Clive James Interview1991TV Series
Moving Pictures1990TV Series documentaryHimself
L'homme qui a vu l'homme qui a vu l'ours1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Mavericks1990DocumentaryHimself
With Orson Welles: Stories from a Life in Film1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
John Wayne Standing Tall1989TV MovieHimself
U.S.A. Today: The Television Series1989TV SeriesHimself
America This Morning1988TV SeriesHimself
Talking Pictures1988TV Series documentaryHimself
Great Performances1987-1988TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning1988TV SeriesHimself
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson1987TV MovieHimself
Moonlighting1987TV SeriesHimself
Dorothy Stratten: The Untold Story1985Video documentaryHimself
Arena1982TV Series documentaryHimself
Cinema1975TV Series documentaryHimself
The Irv Kupcinet Show1975TV SeriesHimself
At Long Last Cole1975TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1972-1975TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Dinah!1975TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles1975TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night at the Movies1974TV SeriesHimself (2007)
Apropos Film1973TV Series documentaryHimself
F for Fake1973DocumentarySpecial Participant (voice)
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1973TV SeriesHimself - Director
The 44th Annual Academy Awards1972TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
The David Frost Show1972TV SeriesHimself
Film '721972TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1972TV SeriesHimself
Screwball Comedies... Remember Them?1972Documentary shortHimself
Directed by John Ford1971DocumentaryHimself / Interviewer (uncredited)
The Last Picture Show Re-Release Promo1971ShortHimself
Lions Love (... and Lies)1969Himself
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself
The Cole Porter Project2017Documentary filmingHimself
PollywoodDocumentary announcedHimself - Interviewee
The Fabulous Allan Carr2017Documentary voice
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story2017DocumentaryHimself
Howard Hawks on the Front Page and His Girl Friday2017Documentary shortHimself
That Was Orson Welles2016Video documentary shortHimself
The Old Man: Peter Bogdanovich Remembers John Ford2016Video documentary short
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2016TV SeriesHimself
This Is Orson Welles2015DocumentaryHimself
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles2014DocumentaryHimself
A Film of Firsts: Peter Bogdanovitch on Red River2014Documentary shortHimself
The Good Wife2014TV SeriesHimself
The Look of Frances Ha2013Documentary shortHimself
American Experience1996-2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Film Director / Himself
Stardust Hollywood - Sternenstaub und Götterwelten2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Smiling Through the Apocalypse2013DocumentaryHimself
Casting By2012DocumentaryHimself
The Seventh Art2012TV SeriesHimself
Srbi u Holivudu2012TV Series documentaryHimself
By Bogdanovich2011DocumentaryHimself
Hollywood Skandale2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
100 Jahre Hollywood - Die Carl Laemmle Story2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel2011DocumentaryHimself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Director, Film Historian / Himself - Interviewee
Godard Made in USA2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
America Lost and Found: The BBS Story2010Himself
Five Easy Pieces: BBStory2010Video documentaryHimself
Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today2010Video documentary shortHimself
Marilyn Monroe - Ich möchte geliebt werden2010DocumentaryHimself
Marilyn Monroe - Tod einer Ikone2010DocumentaryHimself
Dreaming the Quiet Man2010DocumentaryHimself
Glanz und Elend in Hollywood: Natalie Wood2009DocumentaryHimself
Il était une fois...2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood Gangster2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Spymaster2008Video documentary shortHimself
Dreaming with Scissors: Hitchcock, Surrealism & Salvador Dali2008Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Rebecca'2008Video documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael2017Documentary post-production
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks2014TV Series documentarySammy Michaels
Un jour, une histoire2014TV Series documentaryHimself
What Is Cinema?2013DocumentaryHimself
The Story of Film: An Odyssey2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimeself
Il falso bugiardo2008Himself
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2011Auteur AwardSatellite Awards

Given to filmmaker whose singular vision and unique artistic control over the elements of ... More

2010Master of CinemaRiverRun International Film Festival
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Long Form Music VideoTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream (2007)
2001Lifetime Achievement AwardDenver International Film Festival
2001FIPRESCI PrizeLocarno International Film Festival

On the occasion of the screening of his last film The Cat's Meow

1997Special CitationLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsFor his 1997 book 'Who the Devil Made It'.
1996William K. Everson Film History AwardNational Board of Review, USAFor the book "Who The Devil Made It".
1994Audience AwardPeñíscola Comedy Film FestivalNoises Off... (1992)
1979Pasinetti AwardVenice Film FestivalBest FilmSaint Jack (1979)
1973BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest ScreenplayThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1973Kinema Junpo AwardKinema Junpo AwardsBest Foreign Language FilmThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1973Silver SeashellSan Sebastián International Film FestivalPaper Moon (1973)
1973Special Prize of the JurySan Sebastián International Film FestivalPaper Moon (1973)
1973APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsBest Foreign Film (Melhor Film Estrangeiro)The Last Picture Show (1971)
1971NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ScreenplayThe Last Picture Show (1971)

Nominated Awards

2002Best FilmMar del Plata Film FestivalInternational CompetitionThe Cat's Meow (2001)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Sopranos (1999)
1985Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalMask (1985)
1977Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalNickelodeon (1976)
1975Silver RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film JournalistsBest Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)Paper Moon (1973)
1974Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Director - Motion PicturePaper Moon (1973)
1973BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest DirectionThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1972OscarAcademy Awards, USABest DirectorThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1972OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1972Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Director - Motion PictureThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1972DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion PicturesThe Last Picture Show (1971)
1972WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Drama Adapted from Another MediumThe Last Picture Show (1971)

2nd Place Awards

1971NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest DirectorThe Last Picture Show (1971)

Known for movies

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