Norman Rene

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Birth Name: Norman Rene
Born: 1951
Birth Place: Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 05/24/1996

Rene and Lucas collaborated on 1990's "Longtime Companion", one of the first features to deal directly with the AIDS epidemic and its effects on the gay community. The moving, sometimes black-humored drama focused on several NYC gay men as they cope with the disease. Rene's even-handed direction allowed several of the ensemble actors to shine, notably Bruce Davison, Campbell Scott and Stephen Caffrey. That same year, Rene directed the stage version of "Prelude to a Kiss" and translated it to the screen in 1992. Rene's sophomore directing effort received mixed critical attention and a modest box office take. Some critics felt the feature was hampered by the stage origins and did not effective... Continue Bio >>

Popular Movies and Television:
1995-11-17 Reckless
1990-05-11 Longtime Companion
1986 American Playhouse (06/01/87)
1986 Blue Window