1924 – Born on April 13th in Columbia, South Carolina. American choreographer, movie director and producer.
1941 – Stanley Donen attended dance classes and debuted on Broadway at age 17.
1948 – Married to Jeanne Coyne.
1949-1952 – He got the chance to direct the musicals On the Town, Singin’ in the Rain, and Love Is Better Than Ever which revolutionized the genre.
– Married to Marion Marshall.
– His classic film, Singin’ in the Rain, was adapted for a musical in the West End.
1960 – As producer, he turned to the genre of comedy, with Surprise Package, but he also produced some films of other genres.
– Married to Adelle Beatty.
1969 – Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
1972 – Married to Yvette Mimieux on November 4th.
1974 – Worked on the musical version of the book of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ‘s The Little Prince.
1984 – Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
1990 – Married to Pamari Brden.
2001 – He was awarded Outstanding Musical Production for the film, Singin’ in the Rain at the Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards.