Terrence Malick

Birth Name: Terrence Frederick Malick

Place of Birth: Ottawa, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 30, 1943

*Assyrian (father)
*English (mother)

Terrence Malick is an Oscar-nominated American director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his films Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line, and The Tree of Life, among others.

Terrence was born in Ottawa, Illinois and raised in Waco, Texas and Oklahoma. He is the son of Irene (Thompson) and Emil Malick, a geologist. He is married to Alexandra Wallace.

Terrence’s paternal grandparents were Assyrian Christian emigrants, from Lebanon and/or Syria. He attended St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas, while his family lived in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Terrence’s maternal grandparents were named John Thompson and Katherine.

5 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

  2. andrew says:

    I believe his grandparents were from Lebanon, not Syria.

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