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D. W. Griffith MP (1875 - 1948)

David Llewelyn Wark Griffith (January 22, 1875 – July 23, 1948) was a premier pioneering American film director, credited with developing many of the basic techniques of filmmaking, in such film...

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Nicholas Ray (1911 - 1979)

Director of Rebel Without A Cause : Nicholas Ray (August 7, 1911 – June 16, 1979) was an American film director best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause. Ray is also appreciated by a s...

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Hollingsworth Morse (1910 - 1988)

John Hollingsworth Morse (December 16, 1910 - January 23, 1988) was an American film and television director. He directed episodes of a wide variety of U.S. television series from the 1950s through t...

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Tay Garnett (1894 - 1977)

Tay Garnett (born William Taylor Garnett June 13, 1894 – October 3, 1977) was an American film director and writer. Born in Los Angeles, California, Garnett served as a naval aviator in Worl...

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Hal B. Wallis MP (1898 - 1986)

Find a Grave Birth: Sep. 14, 1898 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA Death: Oct. 5, 1986 Rancho Mirage Riverside County California, USA Motion Picture Producer. Among the most influential and su...

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William A. Seiter (1890 - 1964)

William A. Seiter (June 10, 1890 – July 26, 1964) was an American film director. He was born in New York City. After attending Hudson River Military Academy, Seiter broke into films in 1915 as a...

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David Butler (1894 - 1979)

David Butler (December 17, 1894 – June 14, 1979) was an American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and television director. Biography Butler was born in San Francisco. H...

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Tod Browning (1880 - 1962)

Tod Browning (born Charles Albert Browning, Jr.; July 12, 1880 – October 6, 1962) was an American motion picture actor, director and screenwriter. Browning's career spanned the silent and talk...

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Bryan Forbes (1926 - 2013)

Bryan Forbes, CBE (/fɔrbz/; 22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man" and "one of the mo...

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Frank Borzage (1894 - 1962)

Frank Borzage (/bɔrˈzeɪɡiː/; April 23, 1894 – June 19, 1962) was an American film director and actor, most remembered for directing 7th Heaven (1927) and Man...

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Carlyle Blackwell (1884 - 1955)

Carlyle Blackwell (January 20, 1884 – June 17, 1955) was an American silent film actor and a minor director and producer. He made his film debut in the 1910 Vitagraph Studios production of U...

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John Waters, cult film director MP

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950's, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he...

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Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough MP (1923 - 2014)

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough ( /ˈætənbərə/), CBE (born 29 August 1923) is an English actor, film director and producer and entrepreneur. He is th...

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Gary Oldman MP

He is an English actor and filmmaker, well-known to audiences for his portrayals of dark and morally ambiguous characters in films such as State of Grace, True Romance, Léon, The Fifth Element, ...

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Jacques Tati (1907 - 1982)

He was a French filmmaker, working both as a comedic actor and director. In a poll conducted by Entertainment Weekly of the Greatest Movie Directors Tati was voted the 46th of all time. With only six f...

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Peter Urban Bruun Gad (1879 - 1947)

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Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal MP

Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal is an American film director and poet. Gyllenhaal directed the film version of the Pete Dexter novel Paris Trout, which was nominated for five Emmy awards. In addition, he dire...

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Robert Emerson Clampett (1913 - 1984)

Robert Emerson Clampett (1913-1984) was a cartoonist, animation director, and creator of "Time for Beany." The puppets won three Emmy Awards. Robert Emerson "Bob" Clampett (May 8, 1913 – May...

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Henry "HC" Codman Potter, II (1904 - 1977)

Henry Codman Potter II (November 13, 1904 - August 31, 1977) was an American theatrical producer/director and a motion picture director. Biography H.C. Potter was born in New York City, the grandso...

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Tim Burton MP

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Hobart Bosworth MP (1867 - 1943)

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Francis Xavier Bushman MP (1883 - 1966)

From Wikipedia Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter.[1] His matinee idol career started in 1911 in...

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Gottfried Reinhardt MP (1911 - 1994)

Gottfried Reinhardt (20 March 1911 – 19 July 1994) was an Austrian (naturalized American) film director and producer. He was born in Berlin the son of the Austrian theater director Max Reinhar...

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Judd Apatow MP

Judd Apatow (born December 6, 1967) is an American film producer, director, comedian, actor, and screenwriter. Best known for his work in comedy films, he is the founder of Apatow Productions and also ...

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Morgan Spurlock MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super S...

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Harold Ramis MP (1944 - 2014)

Harold Allen Ramis (November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, director, and writer, specializing in comedy. His best-known film acting roles are as Egon Spengler in Ghostbust...

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Mike Nichols MP

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931) is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian. See more:

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Leonard Nimoy MP

Leonard Simon Nimoy (/ˈniːmɔɪ/ nee-moy; born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, singer and photographer. Nimoy is best known for his role of Spock in...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman MP (1967 - 2014)

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Ac...

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Donald Crisp (1882 - 1974)

Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was an British-born, English and American film actor. He was also an early producer, director and screenwriter of films. He...

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Sam Simon MP

Samuel Michael "Sam" Simon (born June 6, 1955) is an American director, producer, writer, boxing manager and philanthropist. While at Stanford University, Simon worked as a newspaper cartoonist and aft...

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Frank Capra (1897 - 1991)

Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who worked his way from Los Angeles's Italian ghetto to become the creati...

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Robert Wise (1914 - 2005)

Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer and editor. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for West Side Story (196...

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Billy Wilder MP (1906 - 2002)

Billy Wilder (/ˈwaɪldər/; German: [ˈvɪldɐ]; June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, a...

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Chester Franklin (1890 - 1954)

Chester Franklin (1890–1954) was a director during the silent film era best known for directing the early Technicolor film Toll of the Sea.

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Sidney Franklin (1893 - 1972)

) Sidney Arnold Franklin (March 21, 1893 – May 18, 1972) was an American film director and producer. Franklin, like William C. deMille, specialized in adapting literary works or Broadway stage...

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Perce Pearce (1899 - 1955)

Director and producer for Walt Disney. Perce Pearce was not only the model for Doc in Snow White but worked for the Disney studios on many of their major productions, including Bambi, Song of the S...

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Stanley Kramer (1913 - 2001)

Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message movies", and becoming o...

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George Stevens (1904 - 1975)

George Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. Among his most notable films are A Place in the Sun (1951; winne...

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John Monk Saunders (1897 - 1940)

John Monk Saunders (November 22, 1897 - March 11, 1940) was an American novelist, screenwriter and film director. Early life and career Born in Hinckley, Minnesota, Saunders received his educatio...

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Ed Wood MP (1924 - 1978)

Edward Davis "Ed" Wood, Jr. (October 10, 1924 — December 10, 1978) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, actor, author and film editor. In the 1950s, Wood made a number of low-budg...

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Jerusha Hess MP

Jerusha was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and went to BYU film school. It was there where she met her future husband and collaborator, Jared Hess. Jerusha was the producer of her husband's short film "Car...

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Jared Hess MP

From Movies: As a first time writer and director, Jared Hess earned considerable success right out of the gate with his debut film, "Napoleon Dynamite" (2004), which he made on a shoestring budget, o...

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Sam Peckinpah (1925 - 1984)

David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah (/ˈpɛkɪnˌpɑː/;[1] February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prom...

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George Roy Hill (1921 - 2002)

George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. He is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting, which both...

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Hector Babenco MP

É um cineasta argentino-brasileiro de ascendência judaico-ucraniana. Nasceu na Argentina e radicou-se no Brasil aos dezenove anos de idade. É naturalizado brasileiro desde 1977. Ca...

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Kathryn Ann Bigelow MP

Director Kathryn Bigelow's small but impressive body of work has consistently dealt with issues of violence and tension. With The Hurt Locker , Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award f...

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Michael Francis Moore MP

Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American filmmaker, author, social critic and activist. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, which is the highest-grossing documentary o...

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Merian Caldwell Cooper (1893 - 1973)

Merian Caldwell Cooper - amerykański filmowiec, reżyser i scenarzysta, a także podpułkownik pilot Wojska Polskiego, służący w lotnictwie polskim podczas...

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Anthony Asquith (1902 - 1968)

Asquith was a leading English film director. He collaborated successfully with playwright Terence Rattigan on The Winslow Boy (1948) and The Browning Version (1951), among other adaptations. His other ...

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Paul Almond, OC MP

Paul Almond, OC (born April 26, 1931 in Montréal, Québec) is one of Canada's preeminent film and television directors, and he has directed and produced over 130 television dramas for the ...

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Georges Méliès MP (1861 - 1938)

Site Officiel Georges Méliès , né Marie Georges Jean Méliès le 8 décembre 1861 et mort le 21 janvier 1938, est un réalisateur de films français...

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Tex Avery (1908 - 1980)

Frederick Bean "Fred/Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, voice actor and director, famous for producing animated cartoons during The Golden A...

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Ralph Leo Nelson (1916 - 1987)

Ralph Nelson (August 12, 1916 – December 21, 1987) was an American movie and television director, producer, writer, and actor. Life and career Nelson was born in Long Island City, NY. ...

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John Cromwell (1887 - 1979)

) Elwood Dager Cromwell (December 23, 1887 – September 26, 1979), known as John Cromwell, was an American film actor, director and producer. Biography Born in Toledo, Ohio, Cromwell ma...

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Charles Vidor (1900 - 1959)

Born Vidor Károly to a Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary, he served in the Hungarian Army during World War I. He first came to prominence during the final years of the silent film era. Among ...

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Otto Ludwig Preminger (1906 - 1986)

Otto Ludwig Preminger (5 December 1905 – 23 April 1986) was an Austro–Hungarian-American theatre and film director. After moving from the theatre to Hollywood, he directed over 35 f...

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Barry Levinson MP

Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American screenwriter, Academy Award winning film director, actor, and producer of film and television. His most notable films include Diner, The Natural, Go...

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<private> Champion

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Boris Sagal (1923 - 1981)

Boris Sagal (October 18, 1923 - May 22, 1981) was a Ukrainian-born American television and film director. Early life and career Born in Yekaterinoslav, Ukrainian SSR (now known as Dnipropetrovs...

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John Huston MP (1906 - 1987)

American motion-picture director John Huston's taut dramas were some of the most famous movies of the 20th century, including the Humphrey Bogart classics The Maltese Falcon (1941), Key Largo (1948), T...

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Busby Berkeley (1895 - 1976)

Busby Berkeley (November 29, 1895 – March 14, 1976) was a highly influential Hollywood movie director and musical choreographer. Berkeley was famous for his elaborate musical production number...

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Jerome Robbins MP (1918 - 1998)

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American theater producer, director, and choreographer known primarily for Broadway Theater and Ballet/Dance, but who also occasionally...

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Gordon Parks, Jr. (1934 - 1979)

. Gordon Roger Parks, Jr. (December 7, 1934 – April 3, 1979) was an American film director best known for the film Super Fly. Parks was the son of Sally Alvis and late photographer and dir...

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<private> Kandanat

Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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Satyapalan Nair (deceased)

Sathyapalan produced and directed a number of feature films in both Tamil and Malayalam, many of them super hits of those times. Malaya Cottage also had its own home productions' with Sathyapalan (th...

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P. Bhaskaran MP (1924 - 2007)

P. Bhaskaran, who is affectionately called ‘Bhaskaran Master’ by his admirers is a Poet, Playwright, Lyricist, Actor, Broadcaster, Cine Director, Film Producer, T.V. Producer, Tele-caster...

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Bhimsingh A (1924 - 1978)

A. Bhimsingh (1924-1978) was a film maker, producer, editor and writer . His film career started as an assistant editor with the film making duo Krishnan-Panju, in the late 1940s. His directorial debut...

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Savitri (1937 - 1981)

She was was a Telugu actress, director and producer of films in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages. She was known for her liveliness and captivating performance and is still treated as the benchmark for...

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<private> Khan

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Raj Kapoor (1924 - 1988)

He was also known as the show-man, was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Hindi films.He was the winner of nine Filmfare Awards, while his films Awaara (1951) and Boot Polish (1954) were no...

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Subodh Mukherjee (1921 - 2005)

He was a Bengali Indian filmmaker (producer and director). Brother of the producer director Sashadhar Mukherjee. He is succeeded by his wife Kamala, his sons Subhash and Sanjoy and his daughter Gitanja...

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<private> Krishen

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<private> Nair

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Robert Selden Duvall MP

Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an Academy Award-, two-time Emmy Award-, and four-time Golden Globe Award-winning American film actor and director. He is best known for his roles in To K...

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<private> Stephens

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Joshua Lockwood Logan, III (1908 - 1988)

Joshua Lockwood Logan III (October 5, 1908 – July 12, 1988) was an American stage and film director and writer. Early years Logan was born in Texarkana, Texas, the son of Susan (n�...

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<private> Rossen (Rosen) (1908 - 1966)

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<private> Hinton

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Davis Guggenheim MP

Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood,...

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Charles E. Guggenheim (1924 - 2002)

Charles Guggenheim (March 31, 1924 – October 9, 2002) was an American film director and producer. Early life Guggenheim was born into a prominent German Jewish family in Cincinnati, Oh...

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William Wyler MP (1902 - 1981)

William Wyler, born Wilhelm Weiller, was an academy award winning motion picture director notable for his work on Ben-Hur (1959), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Mrs. Miniver (1942), all of whi...

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Michael Curtiz (1886 - 1962)

He was a Hungarian-American filmmaker (with early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész). He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the Unite...

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Bruce Weigert Paltrow (1943 - 2002)

Bruce Weigert Paltrow was an American television and film director and producer. He is the father of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow. He was born on November 26, 1943 in Brooklyn, N...

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Sir David Lean, CBE (1908 - 1991)

Sir David Lean, CBE, was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhiva...

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Howard Winchester Hawks MP (1896 - 1977)

Howard "The Silver Fox" Winchester Hawks was an influential American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era. He is known for a wide range of genres such as Scarface (1932...

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Renny Harlin MP

Renny Harlin (born Renny Lauri Mauritz Harjola, 15 March 1959) is a Finnish-American film director and producer. He is best known for Die Hard 2 (1990), Cliffhanger (1993), The Long Kis...

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Roman Polanski MP

Roman Polanski (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few "truly inter...

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Robert Redford MP

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Su...

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Philip Ford (1900 - 1976)

) Philip Ford (October 16, 1900 – January 12, 1976) was an American film director and actor. He directed 43 films between 1945 and 1964. He also appeared 16 in films between 1916 and 1926. ...

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John Ford (1894 - 1973)

) John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director. He was famous for both his westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and...

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Bob Fosse MP (1927 - 1987)

Robert Louis “Bob” Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director....

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Richard Brooks MP (1912 - 1992)

Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. Early life and career Brooks was born Ruben Sax to Ru...

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Edmund Preston Biden (1898 - 1959)

Preston Sturges (29 August 1898 – 6 August 1959), originally Edmund Preston Biden, was a celebrated playwright, screenwriter and film director born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1941 he won the Aca...

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Steven Spielberg MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Steven Spielberg is one of the wealthiest and most powerful moviemakers in Hollywood. The director of such elaborate fantasies as Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, he ...

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Berthold Viertel MP (1885 - 1953)

Wikipedia: Berthold Viertel From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Berthold Viertel Born 28 June 1885 Vienna, Austria-Hungary Died 24 September 1953 (aged 68) Vienna, Austria Spouse Salka Viertel (1918-...

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