Todd Wilson (director)

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Todd Chadwick Wilson (August 31, 1963 September 4, 2005) was a film director who made several gay films. Wilson's two feature films highlight gay male Asian-White relationships.


According to colleague Jack Curtis Dubowsky, "Todd believed much of queer cinema suffered from deficiencies such as overall negativity, downer endings, and lack of emotional and physical payoff. Todd infused his films with positive likable characters, happy endings, and emotional and titillating payoffs." [1]



Personal life

Born in Troy, New York, Wilson got into still photography as a boy and graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. [2] Todd was an elder of the First United Presbyterian Church when he lived in Troy. [3] He was active in the gay student organization at RPI and started a radio show there. [2] He died in San Francisco, California of lung cancer. [4]

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  3. Todd Chadwick Wilson, 42
  4. Todd Wilson at IMDb