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Zinnemann, Fred

Born: 1907 AD
Died: 1997 AD
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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