Joan Tewkesbury Movies and Career Information
Apr 08, 1936
Actor, Director and Writer
Joan Tewkesbury (born April 8, 1936) is an American film and television director, screenwriter, producer and actress. She had a long association with Robert Altman, writing two of his most acclaimed films, Nashville (1975) and Thieves Like Us (1974). As a director, she has directed features, television movies, and TV series. Tewkesbury was born in Redlands, California, the daughter of Frances M. (née Stevenson), a registered nurse, and Walter S. Tewkesbury, an office machine repairman.