Title
My life in ruins
Director
Donald Petrie
Composer
David Newman 1954- (US I)
Actor
Nia Vardalos Richard Dreyfuss
Language
English
Publisher
Warner Home Video, 2009
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2008
Playing time
ca. 95 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
5051888040447

About Donald Petrie

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Donald Mark Petrie (born April 2, 1954) is an American film director and actor.

Life and career

Petrie was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothea (née Grundy), a television producer, actor, and novelist, and Daniel Petrie, a director. He is the brother of writer Daniel Petrie, Jr. Petrie began his entertainment career as an actor, having trained and graduated from California State Northridge as a theatre major. Donald soon was appearing in many television episodes. In 1980, Donald decided to shift his focus to directing when he was accepted as a Fellow at the American Film Institute.

Petrie has acted and guest-starred on television programs since 1976. His first directorial job was on the set of The Equalizer, a private detective television series, in 1985. Since, he has directed films such as Mystic Pizza (1988), Opportunity Knocks (1990), Grumpy Old Men (1993), The Fav…Read more on Wikipedia