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Anthony D. Maxwell [1] is an American musician.

From 1991 to 1997, he was the drummer for the band That Dog. After the breakup of the band, he worked as composer on the films Chuck & Buck and The Good Girl .

He is also a frequent collaborator with director Spike Jonze. He was one of the dancers in Weezer's "Buddy Holly" video directed by Spike Jonze, he played the Dog Boy in Jonze's video for Daft Punk's "Da Funk" and "Fresh", he choreographed the Dance of Despair in Jonze's Being John Malkovich , and he was Nicolas Cage's body double in Jonze's Adaptation.

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