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Robert Loggia MP (1930 - 2015)

From (English) : Robert Loggia (born Salvatore Loggia; January 3, 1930) was an American actor and director. He had been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge. Ear...

9/5/2014 Yesterday

Roberto Rossellini MP (1906 - 1977)

He was an Italian film director. Rossellini was one of the directors of the Italian neorealist cinema, contributing films such as Roma città aperta (Rome, Open City 1945) to the movement. Early life:...

4/21/2010 1/16/2018

Risto Antero Jarva MP (1934 - 1977)

Risto Antero Jarva oli suomalainen elokuvaohjaaja ja käsikirjoittaja. Risto Antero Jarva was a Finnish filmmaker.

11/17/2013 1/15/2018

Victor* David Sjöström MP (1879 - 1960)

Victor David Sjöström , född 20 september 1879 i Högerud i Silbodals socken i Värmland,[1] död 3 januari 1960 på Sophiahemmet i Stockholm, var en svensk filmregissör och skådespelare. Han kom jämte M...

11/4/2007 1/14/2018


3/2/2009 1/7/2018

Jörn Johan Donner (born 5 February 1933 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Sweding-speaking Finnish writer, film director, actor, producer, politician, founder of Finnish Film Archive and a member of the D...

4/26/2008 1/7/2018

Valentin Vaala MP (1909 - 1976)

"Walrut Waala", " Vaha"

Valentin Vaala Residence : Helsinki** Reference: Biographical Summaries of Notable People - SmartCopy : Apr 26 2017, 9:45:11 UTC

4/25/2017 1/6/2018

Francesco Rosi MP (deceased)

10/30/2017 1/6/2018

Fritz Lang MP (1890 - 1976)

Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. His most famous films are the ground...

2/27/2012 1/6/2018

Edvin Armas Laine MP (1905 - 1989)


Edvin ”Eieppi” Armas Laine (vuoteen 1906 Bovellán, 13. heinäkuuta 1905 Iisalmi – 18. marraskuuta 1989 Helsinki) oli Suomen tunnetuimpia teatteri- ja elokuvaohjaajia. Laineen ohjaama elokuva Tuntematon ...

12/4/2013 1/6/2018

Rainer Werner Fassbinder MP (1945 - c.1982)

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a West German filmmaker, actor, playwright and theatre director, who was a catalyst of the New German Cinema movement. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, (pseudonym: Franz W...

4/30/2013 1/6/2018

Carlo Di Palma MP (deceased)

10/25/2017 1/6/2018

Erik Blomberg MP (1913 - 1996)

7/1/2010 1/6/2018

Roland af Hällström MP (1905 - 1956)

Roland af Hällström (23. elokuuta 1905 Lempäälä – 21. helmikuuta 1956 Helsinki) oli suomalainen elokuvaohjaaja. Hällström oli ohjaaja Arto af Hällströmin isä ja teatteriarvostelija Raoul af Hällstr...

5/8/2009 1/5/2018

3/17/2016 1/5/2018

Nils "Nisse" Björn Soldan MP (1902 - 1953)


7/4/2009 1/5/2018

Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as Jean-Claude Van Damme and abbreviated as JCVD, is a Belgian actor, martial artist, screenwriter, film produc...

7/22/2012 1/2/2018

Marcel Ophuls (German: [ˈɔfʏls]; born 1 November 1927) is a documentary film maker and former actor, best known for his films The Sorrow and the Pity and Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Bar...

12/16/2017 12/17/2017

Max Ophuls MP (1902 - 1957)

"Max Orphuls"

Maximillian Oppenheimer (6 May 1902 – 26 March 1957) known as Max Ophüls, was a German-born film director who worked in Germany (1931–1933), France (1933–1940 and 1950–1957), and the United States (194...

10/15/2016 12/17/2017

Stanley Donen MP (1924 - d.)

Stanley Donen (/ˈdɔːnən/ DAWN-ən; born April 13, 1924) is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-direct...

11/27/2017 11/27/2017

Percy Adlon MP

"Paul Rudolf Parsifal Adlon"

Paul Rudolf Parsifal "Percy" Adlon[1] (German, born 1 June 1935) is a German director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his film Bagdad Café. He is associated with the New German Cinema...

4/24/2017 9/24/2017
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Giuseppe Patroni Griffi MP (1921 - 2005)


Giuseppe Patroni Griffi (26 February 1921 – 15 December 2005) was an Italian playwright, screenwriter, director and author. He was born in Naples in an aristocratic family and moved to Rome immediate...

8/29/2017 8/29/2017

Guido Salvini MP (1893 - 1965)

Biografia Guido Salvini (Firenze, 1893 – Firenze, 4 maggio 1965) è stato un regista teatrale italiano. Nipote del grande attore Tommaso Salvini - suo padre, lo scultore e direttore della gipsoteca ...

8/27/2017 8/29/2017

Hugh Hudson (born 25 August 1936) is an English film director. He was among a generation of British directors who would begin their career making documentaries and television commercials before going...

6/20/2011 8/24/2017

Yasujirō Ozu 小津安二郎 MP (1903 - 1963)


Ozu in English Wikipedia Ozu in Japanese Wikipedia Biography Yasujirō Ozu (小津 安二郎 Ozu Yasujirō, 12 December 1903 – 12 December 1963) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He began hi...

8/4/2013 8/20/2017

Hans "Dolph" Lundgren (born 3 November 1957) is a Swedish actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and martial artist. Lundgren received a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of...

4/28/2010 8/12/2017

Once hailed as the "new Laurence Olivier," Shakespearean-trained actor and director Kenneth Branagh struggled throughout his career to balance his near-obsessive drive to work with the need for a somew...

7/5/2007 7/28/2017

Debbie Allen MP


Deborrah Kaye “Debbie” Allen is an American actress, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is probably best ...

12/21/2009 7/6/2017

Patricia Lea "Patty" Jenkins (born July 24, 1971) is an American film director and screenwriter. She is known for directing Monster (2003) and Wonder Woman (2017). career She graduated from The Coo...

6/5/2017 6/5/2017

Edwin Sherin MP (1930 - 2017)

Edwin Sherin was born on January 15, 1930 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Law & Order (1990), Valdez Is Coming (1971) and The Father Clements Story (1987). H...

11/5/2008 5/9/2017

Stanley Tucci (born November 11, 1960) is an American character actor, writer, producer and film director. Tucci was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The ...

2/8/2017 5/8/2017

Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director. Whitaker has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Bird, Platoon, Gh...

5/6/2017 5/7/2017

Jordan Haworth Peele (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is best known for starring in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele and for his five seasons as ...

5/4/2017 5/5/2017

Rachel Frances "Frankie" Shaw (born 1986) is an American actress, writer, director and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She is best known for her short film SMILF, which she wrote, directed a...

5/2/2017 5/2/2017

Mark Allen Webber (born July 19, 1980) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director known for his roles in the films Snow Day, Weapons and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

5/2/2017 5/2/2017

Whitney Sudler-Smith MP (1968 - d.)

"Whitney Sudler-Smith"

Whitney Sudler-Smith (born June 2, 1968) is an American filmmaker, television director, and classically trained guitarist. He was executive producer of one episode of Southern Charm, a "reality docu-...

4/11/2017 4/11/2017

Jack Pickford MP (1896 - 1933)

"John Smith"

Canadian-born American actor Jack Pickford was best known for his tabloid lifestyle, marriage to the top starlets of his day, and being of the famous Pickford acting family. For his contribution to the...

12/3/2010 4/11/2017

Ruán Magan is an award-winning filmmaker based in Ireland, working internationally. Born in Dublin in 1968, he was educated in Gonzaga College and University College Dublin before embarking on a career...

5/1/2008 3/28/2017

Neil Young MP (1945 - d.)

Neil Percival Young, OC OM (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter. Young began performing in a group covering Shadows instrumentals i...

3/23/2017 3/23/2017

Andrew Bowser is an American actor, writer and director best known for his film collaborations with Joseph M. Petrick, including co-directing and starring in the independent comedy The Mother of Inve...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

Courteney Cox MP

"Courteney Cox-Arquette", "Courteney Cox"

Courteney Cox is an American actor, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends , Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream , and Jules Cobb in th...

9/21/2007 3/5/2017

Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985) is an Academy Award-winning American director and screenwriter. Chazelle made his directorial debut with the musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (20...

2/26/2017 2/26/2017

Carl Reiner (born March 20, 1922)[1] is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and voice artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career. Contents [...

2/19/2014 2/23/2017

John Eliot Sturges MP (1910 - 1992)

John Eliot Sturges (/ˈstɜːrdʒɪs/) was an American film director. His movies include Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (196...

6/9/2013 2/23/2017

Don Bluth MP

"Don Bluth"

Don Bluth is an American animator, film director, producer, writer, production designer, video game designer, and animation instructor who is known for directing animated films, such as The Secret of N...

2/22/2017 2/22/2017

Damián Szifron (born 9 July 1975) is an Argentine film and television director and screenwriter, best known as the creator of the TV series Los Simuladores (2002), and writer-director of 'Wild Tales (2...

3/21/2009 2/22/2017

(Herbert) Hall Bartlett MP (1922 - 1993)

Hall Bartlett (November 27, 1922 – September 7, 1993) was an American film producer, director, and screen writer. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he graduated from Yale University Phi Beta Kappa, and ...

12/5/2010 2/2/2017

Mike Leigh, OBE (born 20 February 1943) is an English writer and director of film and theatre. He studied theatre at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and further at the Camberwell School of...

4/10/2007 1/18/2017

Sir Nicholas Robert Hytner (born 7 May 1956) is an English theatre director, film director, and film producer. He was previously the Artistic Director of London's National Theatre. His major successes ...

1/27/2009 1/18/2017

Karel Reisz MP (1926 - 2002)

Karel Reisz was a British filmmaker who was active in post–World War II Britain, and one of the pioneers of the new realist strain in 1950s and 1960s British cinema. Reisz was born in Ostrava, Czecho...

7/24/2014 1/18/2017

Henry Cornelius MP (1913 - 1958)

"Henry", "Ott-Heinz", "Heinz"

Henry Cornelius was a South African-born film director, producer, editor and screenwriter. He directed five films between 1949 and 1958. Born in South Africa, Henry Cornelius traveled to Europe, wher...

5/23/2009 1/18/2017

Charles Crichton MP (1910 - 1999)

"Charles Ainslee Crichton"

Charles Crichton, film director: born Wallasey, Cheshire 6 August 1910; one of six children of a shipping official. married (1) 1936 (last quarter) Vera Harman-Mills (two sons; marriage dissolved...

10/26/2009 1/18/2017

Basil Clive Dearden MP (1911 - 1971)

British Academy Award Winner with "The Blue Lamp". Directed "Gordon of Khartoum" with Sir Lawrence Olivier, "The League of Gentlemen", "Victim" with Dirk Bogard and many other fine films.

10/19/2008 1/18/2017

Carol Reed MP (1906 - 1976)

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12/27/2013 1/18/2017

Vittorio De Sica MP (1901 - 1974)

"Vittorio De Sica"

Vittorio De Sica was an Italian director and actor, a leading figure in the neorealist movement. Four of the films he directed won Academy Awards: Sciuscià and Bicycle Thieves were awarded honorary O...

2/17/2011 1/18/2017

Robert Rossen MP (1908 - 1966)

Robert Rossen (March 16, 1908 – February 18, 1966) was an American screenwriter, film director, and producer whose film career spanned almost three decades. His 1949 film All the King's Men won Oscars ...

11/15/2008 1/18/2017

Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American screenwriter, director and producer. He is best known as co-writer of the films The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Ret...

12/13/2016 1/18/2017

Jacob "Jake" Kasdan (born October 28, 1974) is an American television and film director and occasional actor.

12/13/2016 1/18/2017

John Schlesinger MP (1926 - 2003)

John Richard Schlesinger, CBE was an English film and stage director, and actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for two other films.

2/13/2016 1/18/2017

Jonathan Sanger (born April 21, 1944, in Brooklyn, New York) is a film, television, and theater producer and director. Wikipedia

4/28/2009 1/18/2017

Lewis Gilbert, CBE MP (1920 - d.)

British screenwriter, producer, film director.

6/30/2013 1/18/2017

Claude Berel Langmann, alias Claude Berri MP (1934 - 2009)

"Claude Berri"

Claude Berri was a French-Jewish film director, writer, producer, actor, and distributor. Wikipedia: Claude Berri

5/6/2014 1/18/2017

Anthony Minghella MP (1954 - 2008)

Anthony Minghella, CBE was a British film director, playwright, and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Awa...

2/4/2014 1/17/2017

Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an American film producer and director. He is the producer or director of 50 motion pictures, dating back to 1967's Double Trouble, starring Elvis Presley. The fo...

9/29/2016 1/17/2017

Krzysztof Kieślowski MP (1941 - 1996)

Krzysztof Kieślowski (ur. 27 czerwca 1941 w Warszawie, zm. 13 marca 1996 tamże) – polski reżyser i scenarzysta filmowy. Karierę rozpoczął jako reżyser specjalizujący się w filmach dokumentalnych (Życio...

1/17/2017 1/17/2017

Sir Laurence Olivier MP (1907 - 1989)

"Laurence Olivier"

Laurence Olivier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson...

6/16/2007 1/16/2017

Anika Poitier is a director, actor, and writer. She is known for The Devil Cats (2004), Yard Sale (2010), and Swordfish (2001). She won the 2012 Adrienne Shelley Filmmaking Grant for her film Black Iri...

1/16/2017 1/16/2017

Sir Sidney Poitier MP

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor...

9/7/2009 1/16/2017

Jack Nicholson MP

"Jack Nicholson"

John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Jack Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of...

4/22/2007 1/16/2017

Burt Lancaster MP (1913 - 1994)

Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique and distinctive smile (which he called "The Grin"). After initially buil...

7/23/2011 1/15/2017

Ray Danton MP (1931 - 1992)


Ray Danton (September 19, 1931 – February 11, 1992), also known as Raymond Danton, was a radio, film, stage, and television actor, director, and producer whose most famous roles were in the screen bi...

12/23/2014 1/7/2017

Todd Emmanuel Fisher (born February 24, 1958) is an American actor, director, cinematographer, and producer of television films and documentaries. He has a professional background in architectural desi...

12/4/2008 12/28/2016

Domhnall Gleeson (born 12 May 1983) is an Irish actor, director, and writer. He has acted on both stage and screen, picking up a Tony Award nomination in 2006 for his part in the Broadway production Th...

5/8/2014 12/28/2016

Bobby Farrelly MP


Robert "Bobby" Farrelly (born June 17, 1958) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. He is one of the Farrelly brothers. Family Farrelly was raised in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the...

5/26/2012 12/28/2016

Peter John Farrelly (born December 17, 1956) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and novelist. The Farrelly brothers are mostly famous for directing and producing gross-out humor roman...

12/28/2016 12/28/2016

Tim Zinnemann is an American film producer, former assistant director, and photographer. He is best known for his work on the films The Cowboys , The Long Riders , The Running Man , and The Island of D...

11/22/2014 12/5/2016

Whit Stillman MP (1952 - d.)

John Whitney "Whit" Stillman (born January 25, 1952) is an American writer-director known for his 1990 film Metropolitan, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenp...

11/27/2016 11/27/2016

Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer and environmentalist. He has received acclaim for his often surreal, disturbing films and has been ...

11/19/2009 11/15/2016

Steve Stafford MP

"Mineman second class Steve Stafford", "Stephen T. Stafford", "Stephen Thomas Stafford", "Stephen Stafford", "Steven Stafford"

Steve Stafford is the President of Studio Wings, Inc. He was born in Darien, Connecticut and raised on a cattle ranch near Helena, Montana. Before beginning a career in the film industry, he served wit...

11/6/2016 11/8/2016

Amy Jo Johnson MP

Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada

Amy Jo Johnson is an American actor and singer best known for her roles in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers , Felicity , The Division , and Flashpoint . Johnson came to prominence in the early-1990s as p...

10/31/2016 10/31/2016

American leading actor, producer, writer and director Tom Hanks has become one of the most popular stars in contemporary American cinema. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before ...

5/14/2009 10/30/2016

Dave Navarro is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is best known as a founding member of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction (four studio albums) and as a former member of t...

2/15/2010 10/29/2016

Famke Beumer Janssen (/ˈfɑːmkə ˈjɑːnsən/; Dutch: [ˈfɑmkə ˈbøːmər ˈjɑnsə(n)]; born c. 1964) is a Dutch actress, director, screenwriter and former fashion model. She played Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (...

10/28/2016 10/28/2016

Sebastian Gutierrez (born September 10, 1974) is a Venezuelan film director, screenwriter and film producer. known for writing the screenplays to the films Gothika, Snakes on a Plane, The Eye and The...

10/28/2016 10/28/2016

Kieran Mulroney is an American actor known for his numerous television appearances. He is also a musician and screenwriter. He was born on September 24, 1965 in Alexandria, Virginia, where he graduat...

10/25/2016 10/25/2016

Sean Christopher Ali Stone (born December 29, 1984) is an American actor, film director, producer, cinematographer and screenwriter. Personal life Stone was born in New York City, New York, Unite...

10/21/2016 10/22/2016

William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978)....

10/21/2016 10/22/2016

Amber Tamblyn MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Amber Tamblyn is an American actor, author, poet, and film director. She first came to national attention in her role on the soap opera General Hospital as Emily Quartermaine, followed by a starring ro...

11/7/2012 10/21/2016

Danny Huston MP

"Danny Huston"

Danny Huston is an American actor, writer and director. Huston got his start directing Mr. North starring Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, and his sister Anjelica Huston. Later, Huston gave his breakth...

7/3/2007 10/21/2016

Hackford was born in Santa Barbara, California, the son of Mary (née Taylor), a waitress, and Joseph Hackford. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1968, where he was a pre-law ma...

6/22/2010 10/17/2016

Tony Richardson MP (1928 - 1991)


He was was an English theatre and film director and producer. Richardson was born in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, the son of Elsie Evans (Campion) and Clarence Albert Richardson, a chemist. He attende...

5/3/2010 10/10/2016

Andrzej Wajda MP (1926 - 2016)

Andrzej Witold Wajda Andrzej Wajda on Wikipedia in English Andrzej Wajda (born 6 March 1926) is a Polish film director. Recipient of an honorary Oscar, he is possibly the most prominent membe...

1/4/2009 10/9/2016

James Platten Vanderbilt (born November 1975) is an American screenwriter. He is best known for the films Zodiac, White House Down, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Early life ...

5/24/2011 10/4/2016

Jorma Taccone MP

"Jorm Taccone"

New York, New York, United States

Jorma Taccone is an American actor, singer, rapper, musician, writer, producer, musician, and director. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island, along with Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer....

10/3/2016 10/3/2016

Eastwood landed some professional acting roles during her childhood and preadolescent years. She made her film debut at age seven in Bronco Billy and 1984 movie Tightrope. She has also worked as a runw...

8/25/2008 10/3/2016

An exceptionally versatile character actor and occasional lead in features and television, Justin Theroux tackled both comedy and drama with equal deftness throughout his decade-plus career, and proved...

8/15/2012 10/2/2016

Joseph Michael "Joe" Manganiello (/ˌmæŋɡəˈnɛloʊ/ mang-gə-nel-oh; Italian pronunciation: [maŋɡaˈnjɛllo]; born December 28, 1976) is an American actor, director, producer, and author. He played Flash T...

1/18/2016 10/1/2016

Dax Shepard MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Dax Shepard is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is best known for his work in the feature films Employee of the Month (2006), Without a Paddle (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Let's Go to...

9/22/2016 9/22/2016

From ​Artemis Joukowsky, III is a filmmaker and private investor who has acted as a venture capitalist, asset advisor, entrepreneur, non-profit activist and film director and producer for the past ...

9/21/2016 9/21/2016