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Zinnemann, Fred

Born: 1907 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Director

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1907 - Born in Vienna, Austria; birth of an American movie director

 

1948-1951

- established his post-World War II reputation on careful craftsmanship and the humanist concerns through his “social-problem” films which are the following:

  • "The Search" in 1948
  • "The Men" in 1950
  • "Teresa" in 1951

1952 - directed the film "High Noon"

 

1953 - also did the Academy Award winning "From Here to Eternity"

 

1966 - won a second Oscar trophy for "A Man for All Seasons"

 

1977 - nominated as Academy's best director for "Julia"

 

1997 - died on March 14


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