Directors in History (Part 3)

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 675

  • 1918-08-09 Robert Aldrich, American director and producer (Dirty Dozen), born in Cranston, Rhode Island (d. 1983)
  • 1918-09-05 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, born in Badajoz, Mexico (d. 1992)
  • 1919-02-26 Beppie Nooij, Dutch actress and director (Red Sien, Zeemansvrouwen), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • 1919-10-02 Shirley Clarke, film director
  • 1919-10-28 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)

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1920-01-20 Federico Fellini, Italian film director and scriptwriter (8 1/2, La Dolce Vita), born in Rimini, Italy (d. 1993)

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • 1920-01-22 George Breakston, actor and director (Jungle Stampede), born in Paris, France
  • 1920-03-06 Lewis Gilbert, director/actor (You Only Live Twice), born in London, England
  • 1920-09-10 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • 1920-10-15 Henri Verneuil, French film director (d. 2002)
  • 1920-11-12 Richard Quine, actor and director (Clay Pigeon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1920-11-26 Daniel Petrie, Canadian-born television and movie director (d. 2004)
  • 1921-02-09 B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)
  • 1921-03-01 Jack Clayton, film director
  • 1921-03-04 Joan Greenwood, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn), born in London, England
  • 1921-06-12 Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)
  • 1921-06-22 Joseph Papp, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1921-07-30 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy)
  • 1921-08-27 Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)
  • 1921-10-09 Michel Boisrond, French film director (d. 2002)
  • 1921-11-08 Gene Saks, NY, actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)
  • 1922-03-04 Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)
  • 1922-03-21 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), born in San Leandro, California (d. 2004)
  • 1922-03-23 Ugo Tognazzi, Cremona Italy, actor and director (La Cage Aux Folles)
  • 1922-03-25 Bruno VeSota, Ill, actor and director (Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers)
  • 1922-06-11 Tony Charmoli, American dancer, choreographer, and director (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye), born in America
  • 1922-07-26 Blake Edwards, American writer and director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • 1922-07-27 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), born in Messina, Sicily (d. 1986)
  • 1922-09-15 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1922-11-13 Oskar Werner, Austrian film actor and director (The Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1984)
  • 1922-11-20 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1922-12-16 Anthony Simmons, British writer and film director (The Optimists of Nine Elms), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1923-03-08 Sembene Ousmane, Senegalese author/novelist/director (Doctor Noir)
  • 1923-05-04 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), born in Oldham (d. 2012)
  • 1923-05-24 Seijun Suzuki, Japanese cult film director, born in Tokyo (d. 2017)
  • 1923-05-26 Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
  • 1923-08-29 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor and director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • 1923-11-12 Vicco von Bülow, German film director
  • 1923-12-22 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director
  • 1924-01-09 Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)
  • 1924-04-03 Murray Dickie, opera singer/director
  • 1924-04-08 Frédéric Back, German-born Canadian short film director and screenwriter
  • 1924-04-13 Stanley Donen, SC, film director and producer (Bedazzled, Damn Yankees)
  • 1924-05-07 Albert Band, American film director (d. 2002)
  • 1924-05-09 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)
  • 1924-09-18 Zelda Fichandler, theater director and producer (Raisin, K2), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1924-10-10 Ed Wood, American filmmaker and director (Plan 9 from Outer Space), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1978)
  • 1925-02-21 Sam Peckinpah, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California
  • 1925-03-24 Duncan Wood, TV director and producer
  • 1925-04-29 Albert "Ab" Abspoel, Dutch actor and director (Surprise Attack, Elevator), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2000)
  • 1925-07-25 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1925-08-21 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), born in Cunlhat, Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 2003)
  • 1925-10-23 Nanni Loy, film director
  • 1925-11-11 John Guillermin, film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London (d. 2015)
  • 1925-12-01 Jordan Klein, cameraman/director (Thunderball), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1926-03-06 Andrzej Wajda, Polish film director (Ashes & Diamonds, Man of Iron), born in Suwalki (d. 2016)
  • 1926-03-21 Andre Delvaux, Heverie Belgium, director/writer (Benvenuta)
  • 1926-04-05 Roger Corman, producer/director (Little Shop of Horrors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1926-06-26 Tadeusz Konwicki, Polish writer (Bohin Manor) and film director, born in Nowa Wilejka, Wilenskie (d. 2015)

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1926-06-28 Mel Brooks, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs), born in New York City

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
  • 1926-07-22 Bryan Forbes, director and producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)
  • 1926-08-12 John Derek, actor and director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-09-15 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)
  • 1926-11-24 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)
  • 1927-05-08 Murray Lerner, American documentary and experimental film director and producer (Secrets of the Reef), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • 1927-05-13 Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)
  • 1927-06-10 Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)
  • 1927-06-23 Bob Fosse, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1927-07-02 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director

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1927-10-18 George C. Scott, American actor and director (Patton, Dr. Strangelove), born in Wise, Virginia (d. 1999)

  • 1927-10-19 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • 1927-11-18 Eldar Ryazanov, Russian film director and screenwriter (A Cruel Romance), born in Kuybyshev, USSR (d. 2015)
  • 1927-12-21 Michael Carreras, film director
  • 1928-01-30 Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)
  • 1928-03-01 Jacques Rivette, French New Wave film director, born in Rouen, Haute-Normandie (d. 2016)
  • 1928-05-13 Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter
  • 1928-06-07 James Ivory, producer/director (Howard's End, Remains of the Day)
  • 1928-06-22 Ralph Waite, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons), born in White Plains, New York
  • 1928-07-02 Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)
  • 1928-08-15 Nicolas Roeg, English cinematographer and director (Aria, Eureka), born in London, England
  • 1928-10-22 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director
  • 1929-01-14 Aleksander Petrovic, film director
  • 1929-02-19 Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)
  • 1929-03-23 James Ackley Maxwell, actor and director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)
  • 1929-09-02 Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)
  • 1929-12-01 Alan Mouncer, film director and producer
  • 1929-12-22 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Classroom of Anne Frank, Myrada)
  • 1930-02-16 Ricou Browning, Florida, director/actor (Thunderball)
  • 1930-03-01 Raymond St Jacques, actor and director (Cotton Comes to Harlem, Mr Moses)
  • 1930-04-28 Richard C Sarafian, American director/actor (Foley Square), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

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1930-06-29 Robert Evans, American director/actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • 1930-08-21 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

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1930-12-08 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor and director (Odessa File, Julia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)

  • 1930-12-11 Jean-Louis Trintignant, French actor and director (Man & a Woman, Z)
  • 1931-03-13 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, actor/director/writer (Solo Sunday), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1931-09-19 Ray Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-11-06 Mike Nichols [Mikhail Peschkowsky], German-American film director (Catch 22, The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2014)
  • 1932-01-11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • 1932-01-19 Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)
  • 1932-02-14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony

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Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 201 - 300 of 434

  • 1993-01-20 Joseph Anthony [Deuster], American playwright, actor, and director (Matchmaker, Tomorrow), dies at 80
  • 1993-02-08 Douglas Heyes, director/writer (Kitten with a Whip), dies at 73
  • 1993-02-18 Leslie Norman, English director and producer (Dunkirk), dies at 82
  • 1993-02-28 Ishiro Honda, Japanese director and producer (Godzilla), dies at 81
  • 1993-03-08 Joop Scheltens, TV host/director (Explore Your Place), dies at 69
  • 1993-04-07 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), dies at 80
  • 1993-04-13 Henny Budie, Dutch director and producer (Sterrenslag), dies
  • 1993-04-29 Michael Gordon, actor and director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83
  • 1993-06-26 Willy C of Hemert, director/(text)poet (Small Truth), dies at 81
  • 1993-07-18 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • 1993-08-08 Roy London, US actor and director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • 1993-09-12 Charles Lamont, actor and director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • 1993-09-30 Gordon Douglas, actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • 1993-11-21 Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
  • 1993-12-10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • 1993-12-31 Arthur Dreifuss, director and producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85
  • 1994-01-22 Jean-Louis Barrault, French stage actor, director and producer (Les Enfants du Paradis), dies at 83
  • 1994-02-04 Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84
  • 1994-02-08 Ken Hall, Australian director and producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92
  • 1994-02-19 Derek Jarman, actor and director (Tempest), dies of AIDS at 52
  • 1994-04-09 Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87
  • 1994-04-19 Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
  • 1994-05-16 Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82
  • 1994-06-04 Massimo Troisi, Italian actor and director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41
  • 1994-06-26 Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56
  • 1994-07-11 Bart Scheepens, actor/director, dies of AIDS at 50
  • 1994-08-20 Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • 1994-08-30 Lindsay Anderson, British director/critic (If ...), dies at 71
  • 1994-09-06 James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
  • 1994-10-03 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), dies at 92
  • 1994-10-09 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • 1994-10-15 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor and director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82
  • 1994-10-20 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor and director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • 1994-11-24 Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
  • 1994-12-17 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64
  • 1994-12-18 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71
  • 1995-01-06 Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • 1995-01-23 Ken Hill, playwright/director, dies at 57
  • 1995-02-14 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV Director/film-maker, dies at 45
  • 1995-03-27 Rene Allio, film Director, dies at 70
  • 1995-04-16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • 1995-04-25 Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89
  • 1995-05-12 Arthur Lubin, American film director and producer (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 95
  • 1995-06-19 Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71
  • 1995-06-29 Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
  • 1995-06-30 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer, dies at 63
  • 1995-07-24 Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51
  • 1995-08-03 Ida Lupino, Anglo-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), dies at 77
  • 1995-08-18 James Ackley Maxwell, American actor and director (The Shadow of the Tower, The Evil of Frankenstein), dies at 66
  • 1995-08-21 Nanni Loy, film Director, dies at 69
  • 1995-08-29 Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65
  • 1995-11-23 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
  • 1995-12-05 Robert Parrish, film director editor/actor (Casino Royale), dies at 79
  • 1995-12-27 Peter Refn, Danish journalist/director (Violets are Blue), dies at 54
  • 1996-01-25 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68
  • 1996-03-13 Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54
  • 1996-03-13 Lucio Fulci, Italian film director "Godfather of Gore", dies at 68
  • 1996-03-17 Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • 1996-04-04 David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63
  • 1996-04-24 Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • 1996-04-28 Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84
  • 1996-06-03 Peter Glenville, English actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82
  • 1996-06-22 Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • 1996-08-30 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43
  • 1996-10-06 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
  • 1996-12-25 Derek Prouse, writer actor and director (Le Scandale), dies at 74
  • 1997-01-11 Duncan Wood, television director and producer, dies at 71
  • 1997-01-11 Sheldon Leonard, American actor, producer and director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), dies at 89
  • 1997-01-14 King Hu, film director, dies at 64
  • 1997-02-22 Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91
  • 1997-05-09 Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)
  • 1997-08-10 Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43
  • 1997-10-19 Harold French, British director and actor (The Cavalier of the Streets, Trio, Quartet), dies at 97
  • 1997-10-30 Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86
  • 1997-12-06 Alan Mouncer, film director and producer, dies at 68
  • 1997-12-21 Juzo Itami, film director/actor (Lord Jim, Yuuguremade), dies at 64
  • 1998-09-05 Leo Penn, American film director (b. 1921)

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1998-09-06 Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (Seven Samurai, Kagemusha), dies at 88

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • 1999-02-18 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (b. 1932)

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1999-03-07 Stanley Kubrick, American film director (2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange) dies at 70

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
  • 1999-03-13 Garson Kanin, American writer and director (b. 1912)
  • 1999-03-16 Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright and director (b. 1909)
  • 1999-07-01 Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (b. 1908)
  • 1999-09-14 Charles Crichton, English film director (b. 1910)
  • 1999-11-10 Robert Kramer, American actor and director, dies of meningitis at 60
  • 1999-12-18 Robert Bresson, French film director (A Man Escaped, Balthazar, at Random), dies at 98
  • 1999-12-20 Riccardo Freda, Italian film director (b. 1909)
  • 2000-02-05 Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (Four Bags Full, Rouge et noir), dies at 98
  • 2000-03-28 Albert "Ab" Abspoel, Dutch actor and director (Surprise Attack, Elevator), dies at 74

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2000-05-21 Sir John Gielgud, British stage and screen actor and director (Hamlet, Arthur, Ages of Man), dies at 96

  • 2000-07-22 Claude Sautet, French film director (b. 1924)
  • 2000-11-22 Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2001-02-08 Ivo Caprino, Norwegian animated film director (b. 1920)
  • 2001-02-16 Howard W. Koch, American film director (b. 1916)
  • 2001-02-19 Stanley Kramer, American producer/director (Inherit the Wind), dies at 87
  • 2001-02-23 Robert Enrico, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1931)
  • 2001-07-08 John O'Shea, New Zealand film director (b. 1920)
  • 2001-10-09 Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927)
  • 2001-11-03 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, dies at 56
  • 2001-11-05 Roy Boulting, English film director and producer (b. 1913)