1925 – Born on March 21st in Chiswick, West London. British theater and film director. 1951 – Married to Natasha Perry. 1959-1961 – He was also Tony-nominated two other times: as Best Director for ‘Friedrich Durrenmatt’ ‘s "The Visit", and as Best Director (Musical) for "Irma la Douce". 1962 – He was appointed Director of ..
1933 – Born on the 14th of January as Robert Sanders in an orphanage in Kansas City, Missouri. Three weeks after his birth, he was adopted by Ludwig and Clara Brakhage and given the name James Stanley Brakhage. – As a child, he appeared on radio as a boy soprano before going to high ..
1956 – Born in Radcliffe, Lancashire on the 20th of October. 1980 – Boyle started working in television as a producer for BBC Northern Ireland, where he produced, amongst other TV films, Alan Clarke’s controversial Elephant before becoming a director on shows such as Arise And Go Now, Not Even God Is Wise Enough, For ..
1953 – Born on May 5th in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Canadian film director. 1976 – One of the "Vancouver School", he began his career as a director (and sometime producer and writer) with several short subjects, beginning with ‘Cooperage’. 1979 – ‘Nails’, which Borsos also produced, was nominated for an Academy Award as best documentary ..
1948 – Billie August, born on the 9th of November in Brede, Denmark. He is a Danish film and television director. 1978 – 1982 – His early film and television production, which includes such films as Honningmåne (In My Life) and the television play Maj. 1983 – 1984 – In Zappa, Tro, håb og kærlighed ..
1922 – Born on the 9th of June in New York. 1952 – He said he contributed to or collaborated on more than 400 TV and radio scripts, and wrote for a number of top comedians, including Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin before earning breakout success with his stage version of "The Seven Year Itch," ..
1930 – Born on March 30th in Baltimore, Maryland. John Astin is the hammy mustachioed comedic actor best known as Gomez Addams, patriarch of the morbid sitcom family inspired by the cartoons of Charles Addams. 1956 – Married to Suzanne Hahn. 1960 – He made his motion picture debut with a tiny role in the ..
1923 – Born in Cambridge on the 29th of August. 1942 – His film career began as a deserting sailor in In Which We Serve. 1950 – He worked prolifically in British films for the next thirty years, and appeared in several successful comedies for John and Roy Boulting. 1959 – The League of Gentlemen. ..
1918 – Born on the 12th of June in Fort Dodge, Iowa. 1950-1980 – He and Nicholson founded American Releasing Corporation, which later became known as American International Pictures and produced over 125 films before the company’s demise. 1979 – His most financially successful film was the adaptation of Jay Anson’s book The Amityville Horror. ..
1912 – Michelangelo Antonioni, born on the 29th of September in Ferrara, Emilia Romagna. He is an Italian modernist film director whose films are widely considered as some of the most influential in film aesthetics. 1940 – He went to Rome where he attended specifical studies at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Cinecittà. 1952 – ..