He had an incredible career as a director.
Was the last director to win a Best Picture Oscar for helming a horror movie (The Silence of the Lambs)
Directed Tom Hanks to his last Best Actor Oscar (Philadelphia)
Directed Melanie Griffith in her best role (Something Wild)
Directed the impossible – a lecture – to great results (Swimming to Cambodia)
And directed the greatest concert movie of all time, The Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense
We are lucky he walked this Earth and chose to make movies about fascinating people