Directors in History (Part 5)

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 590

  • 1949-01-14 Lawrence Kasdan, director/writer (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1949-01-26 Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)
  • 1949-03-30 Leslie Joan Corn, theatre producer/director/writer
  • 1949-08-01 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker
  • 1950-01-13 John McNaughton, American film director
  • 1950-04-29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director
  • 1950-06-06 Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • 1950-08-09 Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor/director (Love Potion)
  • 1950-08-13 Andre van de Berg, actor/director (Transport)
  • 1950-10-10 Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion)
  • 1951-05-14 Robert Zemeckis, American film director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-08-08 Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director
  • 1951-09-25 Pedro Almodovar, Spain, director/screenwriter (Kika, Matador)
  • 1951-11-14 Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director
  • 1952-04-30 Jacques Audiard, French film director
  • 1952-07-24 Gus Van Sant, American film director (Good Will Hunting), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1952-08-12 Chen Kaige, Chinese film director
  • 1952-10-05 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
  • 1952-10-08 Edward Zwick, American film director
  • 1952-11-29 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)
  • 1953-03-04 Scott Hicks, Ugandan-born film director
  • 1953-03-10 Paul Haggis, Canadian film director
  • 1953-09-03 Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
  • 1953-09-29 Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola, Night Zoo), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1953-12-09 John Malkovich, actor/director (Killing Fields), born in Christopher, Illinois
  • 1953-12-10 Jack Scalia, actor/director (Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force)
  • 1954-01-19 Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director
  • 1954-03-01 Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)
  • 1954-04-30 Jane Campion, New Zealand film director

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1954-08-16 James Cameron, Canadian film director and writer (Titanic, Avatar), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 1955-03-10 Juliusz Machulski, Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
  • 1955-03-16 Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
  • 1955-06-23 Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer
  • 1955-08-13 Paul Greengrass, English film director
  • 1955-10-18 David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
  • 1955-11-09 Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director
  • 1956-03-31 Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brothers Keeper), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1956-04-30 Lars von Trier, Danish film director (Dancer in the Dark), born in Kongens Lyngby
  • 1956-06-02 Mani Ratnam, Indian film director, screenwriter and producer
  • 1956-10-20 Danny Boyle, English film director
  • 1956-11-03 Gary Ross, American film director
  • 1956-12-03 Hart Bochner, actor/director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-12-17 Peter Farrelly, American film director
  • 1956-12-29 Dolf de Vries, Dutch musical/director/arranger (Josephine)

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1957-03-20 Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Director Spike Lee
Director
Spike Lee
  • 1957-04-04 Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director
  • 1957-05-05 Peter Howitt, British actor and film director
  • 1957-06-01 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • 1957-07-07 Jonathan Dayton, American film director
  • 1957-07-23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (d. 2004)
  • 1957-10-12 Kristen Bjorn, British film director
  • 1957-11-15 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • 1957-12-19 Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • 1957-12-19 John Gulager, American film director
  • 1958-02-03 Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
  • 1958-03-29 Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England
  • 1958-03-29 Victor Salva, American film director
  • 1958-06-17 Bobby Farrelly, American film director
  • 1958-06-22 Bruce Campbell, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1958-07-17 Wong Kar-wai, Chinese film director (In the Mood for Love), born in Shanghai
  • 1958-08-03 Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director
  • 1958-08-20 Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter

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1958-08-25 Tim Burton, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands), born in Burbank, California

Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 1958-10-20 Valerie Faris, American film director
  • 1958-11-10 Stephen Herek, American film director
  • 1959-03-15 Renny Harlin, Finnish film director
  • 1959-04-02 Yves Lavandier, French film director
  • 1959-04-15 Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
  • 1959-05-26 Ole Bornedal, Danish film director, actor and producer
  • 1959-10-15 Todd Solondz, American film director
  • 1959-10-18 Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
  • 1959-11-03 Hal Hartley, American film director and writer
  • 1959-12-26 Koji Morimoto, Japanese animated film director
  • 1960-03-11 Christophe Gans, French film director
  • 1960-05-15 Rob Bowman, American film director
  • 1960-06-24 Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director
  • 1960-07-28 Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director
  • 1960-10-31 Arnaud Desplechin, French film director
  • 1960-11-22 Léos Carax, French film director
  • 1960-12-10 Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, actor/director (High Season, Dead Again)
  • 1961-01-02 Todd Haynes, American film director
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
  • 1961-01-17 Brian Helgeland, American writer and film director
  • 1961-02-10 Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961-05-08 David Winning, Canadian film director
  • 1961-05-26 Tarsem Singh, Indian film director
  • 1961-07-19 Campbell Scott, American actor/director/producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-07-19 Hideo Nakata, Japanese film director
  • 1961-07-19 Benoît Mariage, Belgian film director

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1961-10-31 Peter Jackson, New Zealand film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
  • 1961-11-12 Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian
  • 1961-11-28 Alfonso Cuarón, Mexican film director (Gravity), born in Mexico City
  • 1962-01-05 Joel Wyner, actor/director (Lyle Springer-Sirens, Listen, Club)
  • 1962-03-20 Stephen Sommers, American film director
  • 1962-05-02 Stephen Daldry, English film director
  • 1962-08-28 David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1962-09-02 Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director
  • 1962-09-17 Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director
  • 1962-12-23 Kang Je-gyu, South Korean film director

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