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Age44 (age at death)
Birthday 29 April, 1917
Birthplace Kiev, Ukraine
Died 13 October, 1961
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Meshes of the Afternoon (1943), At Land (1944), A Study for Choreography for Camera (1945), Ritual in Transfigured Time (1945-1946), Meditation on Violence (1947), The Very Eye of Night (1959)
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Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961), born Eleonora Derenkowska (Ukrainian: Елеоно́ра Деренко́вська), was a Ukrainian-born American experimental filmmaker and important promoter of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer, and photographer.

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