Anthony Mandler
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Anthony Mandler
Anthony Mandler
Born (1973-04-18) April 18, 1973 (age 46)
OccupationFilm director, music video director, television commercial director, photographer
Years active1998–present
Denise Vasi (m. 2013)

Anthony Mandler (born April 18, 1973) is an American film director, music video director, television commercial director and photographer. As a music video director, his most notable and frequent collaborator is Rihanna. The two have worked on sixteen music videos together throughout her career, beginning with "Unfaithful" in 2006 and most recently "Diamonds" in 2012.[1] He has also written and directed music videos for many other prominent artists including the Spice Girls, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Eminem, Usher, Shakira, Taylor Swift, The Killers, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, 50 Cent, Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Lenny Kravitz, Cheryl Cole, M.I.A., Mary J. Blige, fun. and Lana Del Rey.[2]

Beginning his career as a photographer, Mandler's work has been featured on the covers of major magazines such as Entertainment Weekly, GQ, Esquire, Men's Health, and ESPN The Magazine. His celebrity portraits include, among others, David Beckham, Colin Farrell, James Franco, Heath Ledger, Ryan Phillippe, Eva Mendes, LeBron James, Taylor Lautner, Andrew Garfield, Kiefer Sutherland and Katie Holmes.[3] For commercials, he has worked with international clients such as Nike, Inc., Motorola, Duracell and Cîroc.[4]

In film, Mandler was set to make his feature film directorial debut with the film Tokyo Vice based on the Jake Adelstein book of the same name. J. T. Rogers would be providing the screenplay, with Daniel Radcliffe starring in the lead role.[5] Mandler ultimately made his debut with the 2018 film Monster.

Personal life

Mandler was born in Los Angeles, California. He is married to actress Denise Vasi, they wed in October 2013.[6][7] They have a daughter named Lennox Mae Mandler, who was born in February 2015.





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  1. ^ Montgomery, James. "Does Rihanna's Director Know Something About 'Diamonds' That We Don't?". MTV. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Anthony Mandler - Music Videos". BlackHandCinema. Archived from the original on 21 May 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Anthony Mandler - Photography". ArtMixCreative. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Anthony Mandler - Commercials". BlackHandCinema. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike. "Daniel Radcliffe To Star In Crime Saga 'Tokyo Vice'". Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ ""Single Ladies" Star Denise Vasi Gets Engaged". GlobalGrind. July 10, 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ "Single Ladies Star Denise Vasi Weds Anthony Mandler". October 14, 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  8. ^ Lambert, Molly. "Lana Del Rey Adds 'Biker Gang Prostitute' to Her Collection of Personas in 'Ride'". article. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Drake Says He's Debating 'Fancy' Video Re-shoot". MTV. September 24, 2010.
  10. ^ "Video Static: Music Video News: WATCH IT: Tyler The Creator f/ Frank Ocean "She" (Tyler The Creator, dir.)". Video Static. June 7, 2011.
  11. ^ Idolator Staff. "Lana Del Rey Revs Up For Her "Ride" Video Premiere". Idolator. Retrieved 2012.
  12. ^ Martins, Chris. "Born to 'Ride': Lana Del Rey Longs for Leather Daddies in New 10-Minute Short Film". Spin. Retrieved 2012.

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