Thomas Schlamme


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Birth Name: Thomas Schlamme
Born: 05/22/1950
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA

After relocating to NYC from his native Houston, Schlamme worked his way up from messenger to editor and finally director of live-action TV commercials at Perpetual Motion, an animation company. He also directed short films for NBC Sports, NBC's "Weekend" and ABC's "That Thing" before forming Schlamme Productions, a commercial production company which advertised the New York plays "Cats", "You Can't Take It With You", "Little Shop of Horrors", and "Greater Tuna". Schlamme began working in what would become a specialty with "Bette Midler: Art or Bust" (HBO, 1984), going on to helm performance-centered specials featuring an impressive array of stars, including Whoopi Goldberg, Spalding Gray, R... Continue Bio >>


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