Donen, Stanley

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Born: Apr 13, 1924 AD
Currently alive, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Film Director


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.
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