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Robert Altman
   was a   
Film Director
Wombats
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Kill The Director
2007
Frank Capra
   is famous for being a   
Director
An Academy Award winning Italian-American film director and a major creative force behind a number of highly popular films of the 1930s and 1940s, including It's a Wonderful Life and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.
Woody Allen
   is famous for being a   
Director
In the mid-1960s Woody Allen started writing film screenplays including What's New Pussycat and Casino Royale.
Richard Attenborough
   is famous for being a   
Director
Since his film acting debut in 1942's In Which We Serve, Attenborough had many roles including Pinkie in Brighton Rock. Amongst the most notable films that Attenborough directed are: Gandhi (1982), which won 8 Academy Awards; Cry Freedom (1987); and Shadowlands (1993). Richard Attenborough's directing debut was "Oh! What A Lovely War" in 1969
Elia Kazan
   is famous for being a   
Director
A Greek-American award-winning film and theatre director, film and theatrical producer, screenwriter, novelist and cofounder of the influential Actors Studio in New York in 1947. Kazan was a three-time Academy Award winner, a five-time Tony Award winner, a four-time Golden Globes winner as well as a recipient of numerous awards and nominations in other prestigious festivals as the Cannes Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival.
Martin Scorsese
   is famous for being a   
Director
Scorsese's notable films include Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), The Last Waltz (1978), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1992), The Age of Innocence (1993), Bringing Out The Dead (1999), The Gangs of New York (2002) and The Aviator, which was nominated for 11 Oscars in 2005.
Steven Soderbergh
   is famous for being   
The Youngest Director to Win a Palme D'Or
1989 sex, lies and videotapes, aged 26
Ingmar Bergman
   was a   
Film Director
D. July 30, 2007. A nine-time Academy Award-nominated Swedish film, stage, and opera director. He directed 62 films, most of which he wrote, and directed over 170 plays.
Charles M. (Chuck) Jones
   was a Looney Tunes   
Director
Anthony Minghella
   was a   
Film Director
Also a playwright and screenwriter. Won the Oscar for The English Patient in 1996. 6 Jan 1954, Ryde, Isle of Wight, U.K. - 19 Mar 2008 London, U.K.
Baz Lurhmann
   is known as a   
Film Director
Born 1962
Bruce Beresford
   is known as a   
Film Director
Born 1940
Peter Weir
   is known as a   
Film Director
Born 1944
Sydney Pollack
   was a   
Film Director
Also a producer and actor. He directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. Pollack is best known for directing films Out of Africa (1985), Tootsie (1982), Three Days of the Condor (1975), The Yakuza (1975), The Way We Were and Jeremiah Johnson (1972), along with newer films The Interpreter (2005), Sabrina (1995), The Firm (1993) and Havana (1990). b. 1 July 1934 (Lafayette, Indiana, USA d. 26 May 2008 (Pacific Palisades, California) aged 73
Elia Kazan
   is a   
Director
1983
Steven Spielberg
   is a   
Director
2006
Martin Scorsese
   is a   
Director
2007
Robert Redford
   is a   
Director
2005
Billy Wilder
   is a   
Director
1990
Clint Eastwood
   is a   
Director
2000
Mike Nichols
   is a   
Director
2003
Director
   in French is   
Metteur En Scène
John Hughes
   was a   
Film Director
February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009. Wrote/Produced/Directed comedies. His break into filmmaking started while he was employed at National Lampoon Magazine - who hired him based on his short story "Vacation '58". It later was made into a film. He also made a string of teen films in the 80s.
James Cameron
   is known as a   
Film Director
True Lies, The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic
Edward Dmytryk
   is known as a   
Film Director
The Caine Mutiny, Murder, My Sweet
Mack Sennett
   is known as a   
Film Director
Early innovator of slapstick comedy; 1880-1960
Mel Brooks
   was a/an   
Film Director
Blazing Saddles, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, others
Buster Keaton
   was a/an   
Film Director
Recognized as the seventh-greatest director of all time by Entertainment Weekly
Sidney Lumet
   was a   
Film Director
June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011. American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his name. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976) and The Verdict (1982) though never won an indivdual award despite 14 of his films being nominated.
Ismail Merchant
   was a   
Film Director
1936-2005; Indian-born film director and producer; two of his most famous films are 'A Room With A View' and 'The Remains of the Day'.
Billy Wilder
   was a   
Film Director
Also producer and screenwriter (1906-2002)
Otto Preminger
   was a   
Film Director
1906-1986
Fred Zinnemann
   was a   
Film Director
Austrian (1907-1997)
David Lean
   was a   
Film Director
English (1908-1991)
Elia Kazan
   was a   
Film Director
Turkish-born Academy Award winning director (1909-2003)
Michael Cimino
   was a   
Film Director
D. 2016
Jonathan Demme
   was a   
Film Director
American film director, producer and screenwriter famous for his films "Melvin and Howard", "Married to the Mob" and "The Silence of the Lambs"
Ken Russell
   was a   
Film Director
English director renowned for his Oscar-winning films "Women in Love", "The Devils", The Who's "Tommy" and "Altered States"
Tony Scott
   was a   
Film Director
English film director and producer, covering a range of genres including "Top Gun", Beverly Hills Cop II", "Days of thunder" and "The Last Boy Scout"
Mike Nichols
   was a   
Film Director
American film and theater director, producer, actor and comedian; won six Tony Awards as best director and garnered 13 Academy Award nominations
Wes Craven
   was a   
Film Director
American film director, producer and actor known for his pioneering work in slasher films like "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise
Akira Kurosawa
   was a   
Film Director
1910-1993.
Michaelangelo Antonioni
   was a   
Film Director
1912-2007.
Milos Forman
   was a   
Film Director
D.2018. Won best Director Oscars for two of his films, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Amadeus (1984)
Michael Anderson
   was a   
Film Director
1920 - 2018. The Dam Busters, Logan's Run, Around The World in 80 Days.
Nicolas Roeg
   was a   
Film Director
Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth. 1928 - 2018
Bernardo Bertolucci
   was a   
Film Director
The Last Emperor, 1900, The Conformist. 1941 - 2018
John Singleton
   was a   
Film Director
1968 - 2019. The youngest person to be nominated for a best director Oscar for Boyz n the Hood.
Franco Zeffirelli
   was a   
Film Director
1923 - 2019






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