Scott Kalvert

Scott Kalvert (August 15, 1964 – March 5, 2014) was an American film director, known mainly for his 1995 film The Basketball Diaries, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg, and 2002's Deuces Wild.

He was also a successful music video director, collaborating with artists such as Cyndi Lauper, Snoop Doggy Dogg, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince, Bobby Brown, Taylor Dayne, Deep Blue Something, Billy Ocean, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, LL Cool J, Samantha Fox, Eric B. & Rakim and Salt 'n' Pepa.

Kalvert was found dead in his home in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles on March 5, 2014 from an apparent suicide. He left behind his wife and two daughters.[1]

Scott Kalvert
Born August 15, 1964
New York City, New York, United States
Died March 5, 2014 (aged 49)
Woodland Hills, California, United States
Cause of death Suicide
Occupation Film director
Years active 1988–2014

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Scott Kalvert Dead: Director Dies At 49 Of Apparent Suicide

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