Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and (sometimes) actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch as a cinematographer on films that include Stranger Than Paradise (1984) and Coffee and Cigarettes (1986). He also worked with Howard Brookner on the documentary Arena: Burroughs (1983), which featured the William S. Burroughs. His experience as cinematographer proved invaluable and he was soon writing and directing his own films.
Notable directorial projects from Tom include Johnny Suede (1991), Living in Oblivion (1995), The Real Blonde (1997), and The Doors: When You're Strange (2009).
2014 Down in Shadowland (Documentary) (post-production)
2012-2014 Chicago Fire (TV Series, 4 episodes)
2011-2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series, 2 episodes)
2011 Law & Order: Los Angeles (TV Series, 1 episode)
2011 Lights Out (TV Series, 1 episode) 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series, 1 episode) 2006-2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series, 5 episodes)
2009 The Doors: When You're Strange (Documentary)
2003 Monk (TV Series, 1 episode)
2001 Double Whammy
1997 The Real Blonde
1996 Box of Moon Light
1995 Life in Oblivion
1991 Johnny Suede
The Doors: When You're Strange (Orig.) / 2010 / United States / 82 min
A chronological look at The Doors, focusing on lead singer, Jim Morrison (1943-1971), from the formation of the band in 1965, it's first gigs, and first album, to Morrison's death, after years of alcohol and drug use...