Schnabel at the 80th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
|Born||October 26, 1951|
|Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Julian Schnabel is an American artist and film director. In the 1980s, Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates. Schnabel directed Before Night Falls, which became Javier Bardem's breakthrough Academy Award-nominated role, and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.