Famous American director, writer, and actor Peter Bogdanovich best known as celebrated New Hollywood director of “The Last Picture Show” passed away on 6th Jan. He was 82. His estimated net worth is between $8 to $10 million.
In his professional career, Bogdanovich has directed 34 projects and acted in numerous films, shows, and documentaries. He was also the producer and writer for 14 projects.
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Peter Bogdanovich Net Worth and other details
After the death news of Peter Bogdanovich broke, Director Francis Ford Coppola in a statement said, “I am devastated. He was a wonderful and great artist. I’ll never forget attending the premiere for The Last Picture Show,” his contemporary, I remember at its end, the audience leapt up all around me bursting into applause, lasting easily 15 minutes. May he sleep in bliss for eternity, enjoying the thrill of our applause forever.”
Peter Bogdanovich Net Worth and Source of his income
It is estimated that Peter Bogdanovich’s net worth is between $8 to $10 million at the time of his death.
The major source of his wealth was created in the last 60 years from his acting and directing career.
Peter Bogdanovich Early Life
Bogdanovich was born in the year 1939 in Kingston, New York. He completed his graduation from New York-based Collegiate School in the year 1957. He joined the Stella Adler Conservatory to study acting.
Peter Bogdanovich Career
He began his career as a film programmer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. He used to watch approximately 400 movies in a year. He then ventured into filmmaking in the early 1960s. He worked as a film critic in many publications like Esquire.
Bogdanovich married American film producer and designer Polly Platt in 1962 and relocated to Los Angeles along with his family in 1966 for a better career in the film industry.
He started his journey in the film industry as an actor. In 1958, Bogdanovich made his debut in an episode of Kraft Theatre. His first big role as an actor came in his own film Targets released in the year 1968.
Peter Bogdanovich Accolades
Coming of age Drama film “The Last Picture Show” released in the year 1971 bagged five Oscars under 5 different categories viz. Best actor and actress, Best supporting actor and actress, and Best Picture categories. He was nominated for the Oscars second time under the Best Director category for this film.
For the Paper Moon movie which was released in the year 1973, he received phenomenal praises from industry veterans and experts. Next year he was nominated for a Golden Globe award under the ‘Best Director category. Tatum O’Neal and Madeline Kahn who were female supporting actors in the movie won Oscars for their performance.
He received 17 awards in his filmmaking career spanning six decades.