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Dean Karr
Background information
Born Seattle,(USA)
Date 22 February 1965
Nationality American
Occupations Photographer, music video director, commercial director, film director

Dean Karr (born 22 February 1965 in Seattle, Washington USA) is an American photographer, who also is a director of music videos, commercials and films, whose work has included directing Duran Duran's "Out of My Mind music video.


Dean Karr was raised in Seattle. He attended Washington State University where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Inspired by the rock scene, Karr moved to Los Angeles to attend the Art Center College of College in Pasadena.

In 1996, Karr made the video for Marilyn Manson's cover of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)", which was an MTV Video Music Awards nomination for Best Rock Video. He has since worked with several bands doing photography and videos. The roster of artists include Tool, Pantera, Dave Matthews Band, and Ozzy Osbourne.

Karr was the Special Guest on Rock of Love 2 in the Episode "Video Vixens".

Duran Duran[]

Dean directed the Duran Duran video for "Out of My Mind" during February 1997 at the historic "Krumlov Castle" in the city of Český Krumlov (Czech Republic). The video features many special effects, including the use of sophisticated prosthetic makeup to age singer Simon Le Bon over the course of the film.

Music videos[]

Feature-length DVDs and films[]