M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan

Indian film director
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M. Night Shyamalan

Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan ( SHAH-mə-lahn; born August 6, 1970) is an American filmmaker, philanthropist, and actor. He is known for making original films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He was born in Mahè, India, and raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. The cumulative gross of his films exceeds $3 billion globally.

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Full name at birth
Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan
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Claim to fame
The Sixth Sense
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Date of birth
6 August 1970
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Place of birth
Pondicherry, Tamil-Nadu, India
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Age
51
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Director, producer, writer, actor
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5' 11" (180 cm)
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Residence
Willistown, Pennsylvania, US
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Episcopal Academy
  • Waldron Mercy Academy
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University
BFA Film, New York University (1993)
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Talent agency
Creative Artists Agency
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Partner: Bhavna Shyamalan (Married) 3 children
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If you`re not betting on me, then nobody should get money. I`ve made profit a mathematical certainty. I`m the safest bet you got.
  • 1988 Graduate of Episcopal Academy.
  • Graduated from New York University.
  • Favorite film of all time is Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
  • Made many films using a video camera when he was young. When his theatrical films go to DVD, he puts in a scene from one of his childhood films that marks his first attempt at the same kind of movie. The Sixth Sense (1999) includes the ghost story Nightmare on Old Gulf, Unbreakable (2000) includes the action movie Millionaire, Signs (2002) includes the monster movie Pictures, and The Village includes an untitled period piece.
  • Father of Saleka Shyamalan.

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