David Chase


Birth Name: David Chase
Born: 08/22/1945
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, New York, USA

Born on Aug. 22, 1945 in Mount Vernon, NY, Chase was raised in New Jersey by his father, Henry, a former engineer who later opened a hardware store, and his mother, Norma, who worked for the telephone company as a proofreader. The young Chase developed a penchant for gangster films and storytelling at an early age, which later led to a desire to become a filmmaker. But his childhood was less than idyllic. His father was an angry man who belittled Chase at every turn, while his mother was emotionally fragile and constantly on the verge of hysteria. Because of this dysfunctional upbringing, Chase suffered from panic attacks and clinical depression for most of his life. Meanwhile, he sought esc...

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2012-12-21 Not Fade Away
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2013 James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend
2007 2007 Primetime Emmy Awards
2007 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
2007 Fifty-Ninth Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
2000 Museum of Television and Radio: Influences
1998 Sopranos

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