|M. Night Shyamalan|
|Date of birth||6 August 1970|
Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan (/IPA:ʃæməlɑːn/); Maṉōj Śyāmaḷaṉ; Malayalam: മനോജ് ശ്യാമളന്; ; born 6 August 1970), known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, is an American screenwriter, film director, and film producer known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots that climax with a twist ending. He was born in India in a Hindu household but raised in raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania, an affluent suburb of Philadelphia. He attended Catholic and Episcopal schools before entering NYU's film school.
- ↑ Bamberger, Michael. The Man Who Heard Voices: Or, How M. Night Shyamalan Risked His Career on a Fairy Tale (Gotham Books, New York, 2006), p. 150.