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Peter Bogdanovich MP

Actor and director Partner Cybill Shepherd 1971-1978 Peter Bogdanovich (Serbian: Петар Богданови&#x...

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Joel Schumacher MP

Joel T. Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Some notable films he has directed include The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), St. Elmo'...

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Johnathan Stewart Kaplan MP

Updated from U.S. Public Records Index by SmartCopy : Dec 4 2014, 4:39:56 UTC Jonathan Stewart Kaplan (born November 25, 1947) is an American film producer and director. His film The Accused (1988)...

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Arthur Hiller, OC MP

Arthur Hiller, OC (born 22 November 1923) is a Canadian television and film director, having directed over 33 major films during his 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada a...

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Jules Dassin MP (1911 - 2008)

Julius "Jules" Dassin (December 18, 1911 – March 31, 2008) was an American film director. He was a subject of the Hollywood blacklist in the McCarthy era, and subsequently moved to France, whe...

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Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein MP (1898 - 1948)

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (Russian: Сергей Михайлович Эйз�...

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Joseph Leo Mankiewicz MP (1909 - 1993)

Film Director, Writer, and Producer, and Academy Award Winner. He is best remembered for directing the films "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949) and "All About Eve" (1950), that won him an Academy Award...

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Milos Forman MP

Jan Tomáš Forman (Czech: [ˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman]; born February 18, 1932), known as Miloš Forman ([ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman], ...

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Herbert Joseph Biberman MP (1900 - 1971)

Herbert J. Biberman (March 4, 1900[1] – June 30, 1971) was an American screenwriter and film director. He may be best known for having been one of the Hollywood Ten as well as directing Salt o...

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Hugo Ballin MP (1879 - 1956)

Hugo Ballin NA (March 7, 1879 – November 27, 1956)[1] was an American film director and muralist. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Ballin was born in New York City and studied at the Art Stud...

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David Cronenberg MP

See Wikipedia... David Paul Cronenberg, CC OOnt FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the ...

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Mark Rydell MP

Mark Rydell (born March 23, 1928) is an American actor, film director and producer. He has directed many Academy Award-nominated films including The Fox (1967), The Reivers (1969), Cinderella Liberty...

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Brett Ratner MP

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

See for more details... ************************************************************************* Ratner grew up in Miami Beach, the only child of a famous Jewish socialite mother. He attended ...

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Richard Benjamin MP

Richard Benjamin (born May 22, 1938) is an American actor and film director.[1] He has starred in a number of well-known film productions, including Goodbye, Columbus (1969), based on the novella b...

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Caleb Deschanel MP

Joseph Caleb Deschanel, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer and original member of the American Zoetrope production team, along with George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola. Deschanel was awarded the A...

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Martha Coolidge (1946 - d.)

Martha Coolidge (born August 17, 1946) is an American film director. From 2002 to 2003 she was the Director's Guild of America's first female president. She has directed such films as Real Genius and...

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Norman Krasna (1909 - 1984)

Norman Krasna (November 7, 1909 – November 1, 1984) was an American screenwriter, playwright, producer, and film director. He is best known for penning screwball comedies which centred on a case...

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Joseph D. Reitman MP

Joseph D. Reitman (born May 25, 1968) is an American actor, film producer, film director, and writer. ----- Wikipedia , imdb

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Manoel de Oliveira MP (1908 - 2015)

Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira , born December 11, 1908 is a Portuguese film director born in Cedofeita, Porto. He began working on films in the late 1920s, but did not receive international r...

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Morten Tyldum MP

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States

Morten Tyldum (born 1967) is a Norwegian film director. Educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, he's best known for his internationally successful thriller films Headhunters and The Imi...

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François Truffaut (1932 - 1984)

François Truffaut est un cinéaste français, fondateur, avec ses collègues des Cahiers du cinéma, de la Nouvelle Vague. Réalisateur de plusieurs films d'antholo...

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Vera Farmiga MP

Vera Ann Farmiga (/fɑrˈmiːɡə/; born August 6, 1973) is an American actress and film director. Farmiga made her feature film debut in the 1998 drama-thriller Return to...

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Vincente Minnelli MP (1903 - 1986)

See Wikipedia... Vincente Minnelli was an American film director and stage director. He was married to Judy Garland from 1945 until 1951; they were the parents of Liza Minnelli. Born as Lester An...

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Oscar Deavereaux Micheaux MP (1884 - 1951)

Mini Bio (1) Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American to produce a feature-length film (The Homesteader (1919) in 1919) and a sound feature-length film (The Exile (1931) in 1931), is not a major ...

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Ethan Hawke MP

He is an American actor, writer and film director. He made his feature film debut in 1985 with River Phoenix in the movie Explorers, before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets S...

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Daniel Sullivan MP

Daniel J. Sullivan (born June 10, 1940) is an American theatre and film director and playwright. In addition to his directing, Sullivan currently holds the Swanlund Chair at the University of Illinoi...

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Jake Paltrow MP

Jacob Danner Paltrow is an American film director. Paltrow's most prominent job was directing some NYPD Blue episodes, such as: Andy Appleseed (2003), Brothers Under Arms (2000) and Big Bang Theory (19...

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Alejandro González Iñárritu MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Biography from the Internet Movie Database: Alejandro González Iñárritu was born in Mexico City on August 15, 1963 to Hector González Gama and Luz María Iñ...

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Sam Wood (1883 - 1949)

Samuel Grosvenor "Sam" Wood (July 10, 1883 – September 22, 1949) was an American film director, and producer, who was best known for directing such Hollywood hits as A Night at the Opera, A Da...

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Paul Wing (1891 - 1957)

Paul Wing (August 14, 1892–May 29, 1957) was an assistant director during the 1935 Academy Awards in the short lived category Best Assistant Director. He won an Academy Award for the film The Li...

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Lois Weber (1879 - 1939)

Lois Weber (June 13, 1879 – November 13, 1939) was an American silent film actress, screenwriter, producer, and director, who is considered "the most important female director the American fil...

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Richard Wallace (1894 - 1951)

Richard Wallace (August 26, 1894 – November 3, 1951) was an American film director. He began working in the editing department at Mack Sennett Studios in the early 1920s. He later moved on to ...

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Fred Zinnemann (1907 - 1997)

Alfred Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907 – March 14, 1997) was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir...

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James Young (1872 - 1948)

James Young (January 1, 1872 – June 9, 1948) was an American film director, actor and screenwriter of the silent era. Before films Young had a successful career as a stage actor appearing on Bro...

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W. S. Van Dyke (1889 - 1943)

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George W. Hill (1895 - 1934)

George William Hill (April 25, 1895 – August 10, 1934) was an American film director and cinematographer. Partial filmography

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Ezra Stone (1917 - 1994)

Ezra Stone (December 2, 1917 – March 3, 1994) was an American actor and director who had a long career on the stage, in films, radio, and television, mostly as a director. His most notable rol...

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Mauritz Stiller (1883 - 1928)

The Garbo connection: source: -------------------- Adopted by the Katzmans - (birth parents died in 1887) Discovered and mentored Greta Garbo: Mauritz Stiller (17 July 1883 – 18 Novemb...

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Sam Wanamaker (1919 - 1993)

Samuel Wanamaker (born Samuel Watenmaker), CBE (June 14, 1919 – December 18, 1993) was an American film director and actor who moved to Britain after being put on the Hollywood blacklist in th...

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Victor Schertzinger (1888 - 1941)

Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888 - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His films include Paramount on Parade (co-director, 1930), Somethin...

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Wesley Ruggles (1889 - 1972)

Wesley Ruggles (June 11, 1889 – January 8, 1972) was an American film director. Filmography

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Jean Renoir (1894 - 1979)

Jean Renoir was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. As an author, ...

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Jason Reitman MP

Jason Reitman (born October 19, 1977)[1] is a Canadian-American[2] film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the A...

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Ivan Reitman MP

Ivan Reitman, OC (born October 27, 1946) is a Czechoslovakian-born Canadian film producer and director, best known for his comedy work, especially in the 1980s and 1990s. He is the owner of The Monte...

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Robert Parrish (1916 - 1995)

Robert R. Parrish (January 4, 1916 – December 4, 1995) was an American film director, editor and writer and former child actor. He received an Academy Award for Film Editing for his contribu...

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William Desmond Taylor (1872 - 1922)

MINI BIOGRAPHY Claimed to have had (abandoned) His family in Ireland, William Desmond Taylor, went to The United States and started a whole new life becoming an Actor-Performer and rising to become a...

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Zoltán Korda (1895 - 1961)

Zoltan Korda (3 June 1895 – 13 October 1961) was a Hungarian-born motion picture screenwriter, director and producer.

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Sir Alexander Korda MP (1893 - 1953)

Sir Alexander Korda (16 September 1893 – 23 January 1956) was a Hungarian-born British film producer and director.[1] He worked in Hollywood the first time during the transition to "talkies", ...

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Alan J. Pakula MP (1928 - 1998)

Alan Jay Pakula (April 7, 1928 – November 19, 1998) was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)...

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Edward Buzzell (1895 - 1985)

Edward Buzzell (November 13, 1895 – January 11, 1985) was an American film director whose credits include Child of Manhattan (1933) for Columbia Pictures, and for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Honolul...

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Lewis Milestone (1895 - 1980)

Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein)[1] (September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-born American motion picture director. He is known for directing Two Arabian Knights (1927) an...

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Garry Marshall (1934 - d.)

Garry Kent Marshall (born November 13, 1934) is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and The Odd Couple and directing Nothing In Common, ...

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Delbert Mann (1920 - 2007)

Delbert Martin Mann, Jr. (January 30, 1920 – November 11, 2007) was an American television and film director. He won the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Aw...

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Mervyn LeRoy (1900 - 1987)

Mervyn LeRoy (October 15, 1900 – September 13, 1987) was an American film director, film producer and occasional actor. Early life LeRoy was born in San Francisco, to Jewish parents Edna (...

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Norman Foster (1903 - 1976)

) Born Norman Foster Hoeffer, Norman Foster became a stage actor in 1926 and by the end of the decade was acting in films. He switched to directing in 1936, and helmed six of the eight "Mr. Moto" mys...

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Rowland V. Lee (1891 - 1975)

Rowland Vance Lee (September 6, 1891, Findlay, Ohio – December 21, 1975, Palm Desert, California) was an American film director, writer and producer. In 1929, he directed The Wolf of Wall Street...

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Robert Stevenson (1905 - 1986)

Robert Stevenson (31 March 1905 – 30 April 1986) was an English film writer and director. He was educated at Cambridge University where he became the president of both the Liberal Club and the C...

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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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Gregory La Cava (1892 - 1952)

Gregory La Cava (March 10, 1892 – March 1, 1952) was an American film director best known for his films of the 1930s, including My Man Godfrey and Stage Door, which earned him nominations for ...

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Seth Zvi Rosenfeld MP

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld is an American playwright, screenwriter and director. Links Wikipedia

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Ken Burns MP

Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American director and producer of documentary films, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs. His most widely known documenta...

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Louis King (1898 - 1962)

Louis King (1898–1962) was an American actor and movie director of westerns and adventure movies in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. He was born on June 28, 1898 in Christiansburg, Virginia. His n...

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Henry King (1886 - 1982)

Henry King (January 24, 1886 – June 29, 1982) was an American film director. Before coming to film, King worked as an actor in various repertoire theatres, and first started to take small film...

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Elia Kazan (1909 - 2003)

Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; Turkish: Elias K...

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Jerry Hopper (1907 - 1988)

Jerry Hopper (July 29, 1907 - December 17, 1988) was an American film and television director, active from the mid-1940s through the early 1970s. He was an editor at Paramount Pictures before moving ...

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King Wallis Vidor (1894 - 1982)

American film director King Vidor is noted for his experimentation with visual effects and camera movement in motion pictures such as The Big Parade (1925) and Wedding Night (1935). He was born on Fe...

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Joseph Kaufman (1882 - 1918)

Joseph Kaufman (1882 - February 1, 1918) was an American silent film actor and director prominent during the WW1 years. He was born in Washington, D.C. and died in New York City very early in the Inf...

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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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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 di...

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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 Ghostbu...

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Mike Nichols MP (1931 - 2014)

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 (1931 - 2015)

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

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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 a British-born, later United States-based film actor. He was an early producer, director and screenwriter. His career l...

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Sam Simon MP (1955 - 2015)

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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