Date of Birth: 4 January 1973
Harmony Korine biography:
Directed the video for Sonic Youth's "Sunday" starring Macaulay Culkin and Rachel Miner. His father, Sol Korine, made documentary films in Georgia for PBS. Wrote lyrics with Björk for her song "Harm of Will" from the album "Vespertine.". Has claimed that The Basketball Diaries (1995) author Jim Carroll was in attendance at his birth and cut his umbilical cord. (Carroll was living in Bolinas at the time, as indicated in his book Forced Entries.) Carroll and Korine are now friends and collaborators. Attended high school at Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tennessee. Attended film school at NYU but dropped out after only one semester. Has a tattoo of a trident on his right hand. Briefly changed his name to Laird Henn. It never stuck, but there is a song by the band Sun City Girls that contains a phone message left by Harmony on one of the members' answering machines, where he introduces himself as Laird Henn. His parents live in Panama, which is why he chose to film sections of Mister Lonely (2007) within that country. Has one daughter with wife Rachel Korine, Lefty Bell Korine. Named his top ten favorite films of all time in a December 1999 issue of Dazed & Confused: Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981), Badlands (1973), Days of Heaven (1978), Fat City (1972), Stroszek (1977), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976), A Woman Under the Influence (1974), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Out of the Blue (1980) and 'Je vous salue, Marie' (1985). Brother of Avi Korine.