Happy Birthday: Jeffrey Wright

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

jeffreywright.jpgJeffrey Wright

Born: December 7, 1965 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA

About Cement (2000) – “That was a film that Adrian Pasdar directed. He’s been a good friend of mine. It’s kind of a cops and criminals film, but it’s hard to decipher who’s who. We shot it guerrilla-style, mostly out in Long Beach, California. My character’s struggling to maintain his balance in an imbalanced, criminal underground.”

One of the people who made a huge impression on me early in my career and who was also kind of a master to my apprentice was a woman named Lilia Skala. She said to me “You know, Jeffrey, you’re good, but you must work hard. Success will not drop out of the sky like a ripe apple. You must work!” One of the best pieces of advice anybody ever gave to me.

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dir. Duncan Jones
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