Dean Wareham (born 1 August 1963) is an American musician and actor who formed the band Galaxie 500 in 1987. He left Galaxie 500 in April 1991 and founded the band Luna. Since Luna's breakup in 2005, Wareham has released albums with fellow Luna bandmate (and wife) Britta Phillips (see Dean and Britta). They also work as film composers, notably on the Noah Baumbach films The Squid and the Whale and Mistress America. He released a self-titled album in 2014 and reformed Luna in 2015.
Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Wareham is the son of John Wareham, a management consultant and author. His family moved to Sydney, Australia, before settling in New York City in 1977. Wareham attended the Dalton School in New York and Harvard University, graduating with a B.A. in social studies. He has three siblings, including Louise Wareham, a novelist.
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Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in beguilingly mad schemes.
While We're Young
After befriending a free-spirited younger couple, an uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife found their lives loosened up a bit.
Luna: Live on KEXP 2015
Setlist: 01. Malibu Love Nest 02. Tracy I Love You 03. Rhythm King 04. Ride Into The Sun
A middle aged, middle class former music industry executive with a stay at home wife and son is working at a supermarket. When a new high energy boss enters the company, she increases his fortunes and...
The Dish & the Spoon
Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that don't exist in reality. In their portrayal of young adults learning to c...
13 Most Beautiful… Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests
Between 1964 and 1966 Andy Warhol shot nearly 500 Screen Tests, beautiful and revealing portraits of hundreds of different individuals, from Warhol superstars and celebrities to friends or anyone he t...
When Terry, an eleven year-old boy, is abandoned by his father at a highway-side pumpkin patch, he spends a strange and life changing night with Mick, the misfit proprietor of the patch.
Just Like the Son
A thief takes a huge turn when he abducts a boy from a foster home and takes him to his sister's house in Texas.
Tell Me Do You Miss Me: A Film About Luna
The four members of celebrated New York rock band Luna confront the ceiling of their ambition, the harsh realities of their modest success, and their conflicted feelings about each other as they embar...
A new wife, a job as an architect and a job as a drug dealer are some of the things thatCasey has given up. They are going to adopt a child. Nick is an old business partner ofCasey's. All hell breaks ...
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Law & Order
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.