D. Sept 14 2005 -- Directed The Sound of Music, West Side Story, The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Andromeda Strain, I Want To Live!, The Hindenburg.
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.
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.
Born 1963. Director of "The Crow", "Dark City", and "I, Robot".
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
Well, I mean, er... and even in your biblical epic, 'The Son of Man', John the Baptist had the most enormous ... dental appendages ... and of course ... himself had the most monumental ivories.
Best known for his science fiction and techno-thriller novels, films, and television programmes e.g. Jurassic park & E.R. His books have sold over 150 million copies worldwide. His works were usually based on the action genre and heavily feature technology. Many of his future history novels have medical or scientific underpinnings, reflecting his medical training and science background.
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.
True Lies, The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic
The Caine Mutiny, Murder, My Sweet
Early innovator of slapstick comedy; 1880-1960
Blazing Saddles, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, others
One of the most important figures of early cinema, 1875-1948
Recognized as the seventh-greatest director of all time by Entertainment Weekly
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.
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'.
Spanish international movie director (1900-1983)
Also producer and screenwriter (1906-2002)
Turkish-born Academy Award winning director (1909-2003)
D. 2016; American film director, producer and screenwriter; renowned for his work on "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle", "L.A. Confidential", "Wonder Boys", "8 Mile" and "In Her Shows"
Canadian-American film and television director, best known for the seven Oscar nominated movie "Love Story"
American film director, producer and screenwriter famous for his films "Melvin and Howard", "Married to the Mob" and "The Silence of the Lambs"
English director renowned for his Oscar-winning films "Women in Love", "The Devils", The Who's "Tommy" and "Altered States"
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"
American film director, screewriter and actor; nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture for "An Unmarried Woman"
American film and theater director, producer, actor and comedian; won six Tony Awards as best director and garnered 13 Academy Award nominations
American film director, producer and actor known for his pioneering work in slasher films like "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise
D.2017. Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist.
1920 - 2018. Directed three Bond films, but also known for three films depicting the British working-class, Alfie, Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine. Noted for using the technique of 'breaking the fourth wall' for comic effect.
D.2018. Won best Director Oscars for two of his films, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Amadeus (1984)
1920 - 2018. The Dam Busters, Logan's Run, Around The World in 80 Days.
Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth. 1928 - 2018
The Last Emperor, 1900, The Conformist. 1941 - 2018
1943 - 2018. Also producer and actress. Well known for her role as Laverne Defazio in Laverne & Shirley. Her directing credits include A League of Their Own, Big and Awakenings
1924 - 2019. Director and choreographer whose best-known works were collaborations with Gene Kelly; Singin' In The Rain and On The Town. Other films include Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Funny Face and Charade.
1968 - 2019. The youngest person to be nominated for a best director Oscar for Boyz n the Hood.
1928 - 2019. Pioneer of the French New Wave art film movement of the 1950s and 60s.