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Paul Schrader

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Birth Name: Paul Schrader
Born: 07/22/1946
Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Born on July 22, 1946 in Grand Rapids, MI, Schrader was raised by his father, Charles, a business executive and his mother, Joan, a homemaker. Both his parents were strict Dutch Calvinists and used fire-and-brimstone methods to punish their two sons, claiming that they would go to hell for every little thing they did. Whippings and other forms of extreme punishment were routine. His parents also barred him and his brother, Leonard, from ever watching movies. In fact, Schrader never saw one until he was 18 years old and snuck into a showing of "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961), an experience that left him wondering what the fuss was all about. Despite the small moment of rebellion, Schrade...

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