Joe Berlinger Biography
A native of Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, Joe Berlinger is a popular American producer and documentary filmmaker who specifically concentrates on true crime documentaries. Berlinger’s films and docu-series draw concentration on social justice issues in the US.
Joe Berlinger Age
Berlinger is 60 years old as of 2021. He was born on 30 October 1961 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 30 October every year.
Joe Berlinger Height
Berlinger stands at an average height. His actual height and weight are publicly not known. Thus, we will update this section once the information is available.
Joe Berlinger Education
Berlinger graduated from Colgate University in 1983 with a B.A. in German Language.
Joe Berlinger Family
Berlinger was born and raised by his loving and caring parents in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Berlinger’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. This section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Joe Berlinger Wife
Berlinger is happily married to his gorgeous woman named Loren Eiferman an avid artist. The partners reside in Westchester County, New York. Any information concerning his kids is publicly not known. We will update this section as soon as it is available.
Joe Berlinger Net Worth
Berlinger has an estimated net worth of $12 Million
Joe Berlinger Paradise Lost
Berlinger is best known for the film series Paradise Lost, which then documents the murder trial and also the succeeding legal battles of three Arkansas teenagers, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr., wrongfully convicted of murder.
The court then sentenced the youths for murdering three eight-year-old boys as part of a “Ritual killing,” though no physical evidence linked the three young men to the crime.
The film documents the 20-year ordeal of these three young men from arrest to conviction, through years of unsuccessful legal efforts, to a final successful appeal which resulted in their release in the summer of 2012.
Joe Berlinger Documentaries
Berlinger’s film Crude (2009) focused on the lawsuit by Ecuadorean plaintiffs against Chevron Corporation, for its alleged responsibility for continuing sites of pollution in that country. Under African Skies (2012), follows Paul Simon as he returns to South Africa for a reunion concert, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his landmark album Graceland which featured many iconic South African Musicians.
In 2014 Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger, a documentary about the notorious Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger was released. Berlinger traces Whitey’s trail of terror as well as the FBI’s role in both enabling him and taking him down.
He grabbed Tony Robbins’ exclusive and notoriously private Date With Destiny seminar in his 2016 film Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru. Berlinger chronicles the six-day conference and the personal evolutions and breakthroughs of parties, Robbins, and even Berlinger himself.
In 2017 he released Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction, an assessment of the Armenian genocide through both seated interviews with experts and behind-the-scenes footage of Terry George’s historical drama The Promise (2016).
Joe Berlinger Movies and TV Shows
As of 2018, Berlinger has directed 15 documentary series for television, including Oprah’s Master Class (2011–2012), The System With Joe Berlinger (2014), Killing Richard Glossip (2017), Iconoclasts (2005–2012), Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio (2017), and Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders (2017).
He has three television projects slated for release in 2018: Unspeakable Crime: The Burning of Jessica Chambers (NBC/Oxygen), Wrong Man (STARZ), and a special fifth episode of Killing Richard Glossip (Discovery ID).