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Director - Notable Historical Events

John Philip SousaOct 1, 1880

J. Edgar HooverAug 22, 1921

Alfred HitchcockJan 24, 1927

Victor FlemingFeb 14, 1939

Ingmar BergmanApr 22, 1976

William J CaseyJan 28, 1981

President ClintonJul 19, 1993

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Director - Historical Events
Date Event
1626-05-04

Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands

1814-01-31

Gervasio Antonio de Posadas becomes Supreme Director of Argentina.

1877-03-31

British high director/governor sir Bartle Frere arrives in Capetown

1879-03-03

US Geological Survey director authorized in Dept of the Interior

1880-10-01

John Philip Sousa becomes new director of US Marine Corps Band

1897-10-08

Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera

1914-03-01

Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum

1914-03-09

Henry Colijn appointed as director of Bataafsche Petroleum Co

1921-08-22

J. Edgar Hoover becomes Assistant Director of the FBI

1927-01-24

Director Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film, The Pleasure Garden, in England.

1933-05-03

1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office

1934-11-08

Ford Frick, NL publicity director, is named league president

1936-06-24

Mary McLeod Bethune named director of Negro Affairs in Natl Youth Adm

1939-02-14

Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of Gone With the Wind

1940-07-20

Nazi collaborator Rost of Tonningen appointed director of Marxist

1946-01-23

Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, becomes 1st director of CIA

1946-03-02

Kingman Douglass, becomes deputy director of CIA

1946-06-10

Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA. Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA

1946-07-11

Kingman Douglass ends term as deputy director of CIA

1947-01-20

Brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

1947-05-01

Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of CIA

1949-03-09

Brigadier Gen Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1949-10-31

Dutch Nazi Henri 'Hakkie' Holdert, director of Amsterdam paper De Telegraaf and member of the SS, sentenced to 12 years imprisonment

1950-10-07

William H Jackson becomes deputy director of CIA

1951-03-10

FBI director J. Edgar Hoover declines post of baseball commissioner

1951-08-03

William H Jackson ends term as deputy director of CIA

1953-02-09

General Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA

1953-02-26

Allen W Dulles, promoted from deputy to 5th director of CIA

1953-04-23

General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA

1955-10-01

Piet Lieftinck becomes director v/h IMF (World bank)

1956-03-22

Death penalty against KPM-director Leon Jungschlaeger

1957-10-08

Procter & Gamble director N McElroy becomes US Secretary of Defense

1958-04-01

Marshal Nikolai Bulganin becomes director of Soviet State Bank

1958-08-15

Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as director of State Bank

1959-06-18

Governor of Louisiana Earl K. Long is committed to a state mental hospital; he responds by having the hospital's director fired and replaced with a crony who proceeds to proclaim him perfectly sane.

1960-04-04

Oscar awarded to Neth director Bert Haanstra

1961-08-01

Whitney Young Jr named executive director of National Urban League

1961-11-29

John A McCone replaces Allen W Dulles as 6th director of CIA

1962-01-31

Gen Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1962-04-03

Lt General Marshall S Carter, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

1964-01-21

Carl T Rowan named director of US Information Agency

1965-04-28

Richard Helms replaces Marshall S Carter as deputy director of CIA

1965-11-13

Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC

1965-12-22

Director David Lean's "Dr Zhivago" premieres

1966-01-03

Floyd B McKissick, named national director of CORE

1966-06-30

Richard Helms promoted from deputy director to 8th director of US Central Intelligence Agency

1966-06-30

Vice Adm William F Raborn Jr, USN, ends term as 7th director of CIA

1966-10-13

Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA

1969-01-31

Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1969-05-07

Lt General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA

1971-06-15

Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League

1971-12-31

Lt Gen Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1972-05-02

Lt General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

1972-07-04

The Royal Ulster Constabulary forward a file about the killings on 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972) to the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland

1973-02-02

James R Schlesinger, becomes 9th director of CIA (until July)

1973-02-02

Richath Helms, ends term as 8th director of CIA

1973-04-14

Acting FBI director L Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal

1973-07-02

James R Schlesinger ends term as 9th director of CIA

1973-07-03

General Walters, serves as acting director of CIA

1973-08-01

H J Witteveen appointed as director of IMF

1973-09-03

General Walters ends term as acting director of CIA

1973-09-04

William E Colby, becomes 10th director of CIA

1975-10-03

Ireland AKZO director Tiede Herrema kidnap

1975-11-07

Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland

1976-01-30

George H W Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)

1976-01-30

William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA

1976-04-22

Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation

1976-07-07

Lt General Vernon A Walters, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA; succeeded by E Henry Knoche

1976-11-06

Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP

1977-01-20

George H W Bush, ends term as 11th director of CIA

1977-01-20

Mr Knoche, serves as acting director of CIA

1977-03-09

Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche

1977-07-31

E Henry Knoche, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1977-07-31

John F Blake promoted from acting to deputy director of CIA

1978-02-01

Director Roman Polanski skips bail & fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl

1978-02-10

Frank C Carlucci succeeds John F Blake as deputy director of CIA

1978-12-31

CIA director, Admiral Stansfield Turner retires from the Navy

1979-07-09

Dr Walter Massey named director of Argonne national Lab

1981-01-20

Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), ends term as 12th director of CIA

1981-01-20

Frank C Carlucci, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1981-01-28

William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)

1981-02-12

Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA

1982-06-10

John N McMahon replaces Bobby R Inman becomes deputy director of CIA

1986-03-28

John N McMahon, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1986-04-18

Robert M Gates, becomes deputy director of CIA

1986-12-15

CIA director William Casey suffers a cerebral seizure

1987-01-29

William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA

1987-05-26

William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA

1987-05-29

"Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor

1989-03-20

Richard J Kerr replaces Robert M Gates as deputy director of CIA

1990-01-21

Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association exec director

1991-05-08

CIA director William H Webster resigns

1991-08-31

Richard J Kerr, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1991-08-31

William H Webster, ends term as 14th director of CIA

1991-09-01

Richard J Kerr, serves as acting director of CIA

1991-11-05

Richard J Kerr ends term as acting director of CIA

1991-11-06

Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA

1992-04-09

William O Studeman, becomes deputy director of CIA

1993-01-19

Robert M Gates, ends term as 15th director of CIA

1993-01-20

Adm Studeman, serves as acting director of CIA

1993-02-04

Admiral William Studeman ends term as acting director of CIA

1993-02-05

R James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA

1993-07-19

President Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions

1996-05-06

The body of former CIA director William Colby is found washed up on a riverbank in southern Maryland, eight days after he disappeared.

1996-07-01

Placido Domingo becomes art director of Washington Opera

2009-03-04

Malaysia has a 50% chance of slipping into the recession as growth is expected to reach just 0.5% for the year, announces the executive director Datuk Mohamed Ariff Abdul Kareem of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research

2010-09-20

The National Bureau of Economic Research state today that the US left the recession in June 2009, with managing director Lakshman Achuthan of the Economic Cycle Research Institute saying GDP recovered to 70% of the pre-recession level

2013-01-13

Argo wins the Golden Globe awards for best drama and best director

2017-05-10

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off US political storm

2017-08-01

Anthony Scaramucci out as White House communications director

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Director - Notable Birthdays

D.W. GriffithJan 22, 1875

Victor FlemingFeb 23, 1889

J. Edgar HooverJan 1, 1895

John FordFeb 1, 1895

Alfred HitchcockAug 13, 1899

Leni RiefenstahlAug 22, 1902

Akira KurosawaMar 23, 1910

Ingmar BergmanJul 14, 1918

Federico FelliniJan 20, 1920

Mel BrooksJun 28, 1926

William Peter BlattyJan 7, 1928

Stanley KubrickJul 26, 1928

Robert EvansJun 29, 1930

Susan SontagJan 16, 1933

Philippe de BrocaMar 15, 1933

George A RomeroFeb 4, 1940

Martin ScorseseNov 17, 1942

George LucasMay 14, 1944

Sylvester StalloneJul 6, 1946

Steven SpielbergDec 18, 1946

John CarpenterJan 16, 1948

Kathryn BigelowNov 27, 1951

James CameronAug 16, 1954

Spike LeeMar 20, 1957

Tim BurtonAug 25, 1958

Paul GrossApr 30, 1959

Peter JacksonOct 31, 1961

Quentin TarantinoMar 27, 1963

Director - Birthdays
Date Event
1619-04-21

John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)

1629-04-23

John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)

1657-08-10

Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director

1670-12-07

John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)

1685-01-07

Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company

1707-04-27

John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens

1757-02-01

John P Kemble, England, actor/director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden)

1758-09-01

Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant

1762-03-07

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)

1771-01-21

Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director

1771-01-26

Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)

1773-04-24

Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director

1778-08-20

Bernardo O'Higgins, Chillán, Chile, South American independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule (1817-1823 Supreme Director of Chile)

1785-07-06

William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)

1788-08-15

Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director

1808-12-22

Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son)

1812-11-02

Abraham I van Lier, theater director (Gran Theatre-van Lier)

1821-05-21

John F Loudon, Dutch entrepreneur/colonial director

1835-10-11

Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1837-11-17

David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao

1847-02-27

Ellen Alice Terry, Coventry Engl, actress/director (Imperial Theatre)

1852-02-02

Teunis Stoel, actor/director (Small Theater, Rotterdam)

1852-08-08

Barend Barendse, actor/director (Wandering Jew)

1853-01-16

Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)

1853-12-15

Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies

1854-02-20

Louis F M van Westerhoven, actor/singer/opera director (Youth)

1854-05-13

Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra)

1858-12-11

Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (d. 1943)

1862-04-11

William W Campbell, US astronomer/director Lick Observatory

1863-01-17

Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russia, director (Stanislavski Method)

1863-07-19

Hermann Bahr, Austria writer/director (New Men)

1864-04-28

William F A Ellison, Irish clergyman/director (Armagh Observatory)

1865-01-23

Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor (Black Haired Whore)

1866-01-19

Harry Davenport, NYC, actor/director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin)

1866-06-03

George Howells Broadhurst, English director (d. 1952)

1866-10-07

Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (d. 1942)

1867-01-21

Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)

1867-07-15

Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist

1868-03-22

Henry W Methorst, lawyer/director (Dutch Cent Bureau of Statistics)

1870-11-25

Winthrop Ames, American theatrical director (d. 1937)

1870-12-13

Edward LeSaint, American actor and director (d. 1940)

1871-11-25

Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, actor/director (Ghost Hotel)

1872-01-16

Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)

1872-03-19

Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director

1872-09-28

Tom Terriss, London England, director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru)

1872-11-29

Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director

1873-01-07

Adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount)

1873-05-04

Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director (d. 1940)

1873-07-01

Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (d. 1968)

1873-09-08

Max Reinhardt, Austria, theatrical director (Oedipus Rex)

1873-09-20

Sidney Olcott, Canadian film director (d. 1949)

1874-01-06

Fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948)

1874-02-09

Vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)

1874-03-14

Anton F Philips, president-director of Philips

1874-12-11

Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag)

1875-01-22

D.W. Griffith, LaGrange, Kentucky, American film director/producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)

1876-12-20

Walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson (1923-46)

1877-09-28

Stanner E V Taylor, St Louis MO, director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona)

1878-06-15

Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)

1879-04-13

Edward Bruce, Director art projects (d. 1943)

1879-07-19

Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)

1879-09-20

Victor Seastrom, Silbodal Sweden, director (Wind, Under the Red Robe)

1879-11-08

King Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds)

1880-01-10

Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director

1880-03-14

Oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate)

1880-04-08

Victor Schertzinger, composer/director (Uptown NY)

1880-05-12

W Hupkes, engineer/director (Dutch Rail 1938)

1880-07-12

Tod Browning, American film director (d. 1962)

1880-11-01

Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)

1881-04-14

Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)

1881-10-12

William Nigh, Berlin Wisconsin, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong)

1881-11-04

Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)

1881-11-24

Al Christie, Canadian-born film director and producer (d. 1951)

1882-01-03

Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (Pygmalion)

1883-01-01

[Hei]ko E Arnoldi, Dutch actor (3 Drops of Water)/theater director

1883-02-01

Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director (Eric XIV)

1883-07-10

Sam Wood, US, communist fighter/director (For Whom the Bell Tolls)

1883-07-17

Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Erotikon)

1883-10-29

Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage)

1883-11-06

Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director

1883-12-16

Max Linder, Caverne France, actor/comic/director (Max Prend un Bain)

1884-06-15

Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)

1884-11-09

Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company)

1885-08-06

Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union

1885-09-22

Erich von Stroheim, early film director/actor (Grand Illusion)

1886-01-24

Henry King, Christiansburg Virginia, American film director (d. 1982)

1886-03-08

Anton Portielje, Dutch radio host/zoo director (Artis)

1886-04-10

Val Paul, Denver Colorado, American actor and director

1886-05-12

Piotr F Scharoff, Russian/Italian actor/director (Chechov)

1886-12-24

Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-born director (d. 1962)

1887-03-11

Raoul Walsh, American film director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry), (d. 1980)

1887-05-01

Alan Gordon Cunningham, Irish/Brit gen/director of Palestine (1945-48)

1887-06-01

Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)

1887-09-26

Antonio Moreno, Madrid Spain, actor/director (It, Careers)

1887-11-14

Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)

1887-12-23

John Cromwell, Toledo OH, actor/director (Spitfire, Of Human Bondage)

1888-01-15

Joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)

1888-02-02

Frank Lloyd, Scotland, actor/director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist)

1888-02-20

Marie Rambert, Warsaw, English ballet producer/director/teacher

1888-05-09

Rolf de Maré, Swedish art collector and museum director (d. 1964)

1888-06-27

Antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946}

1888-10-09

Irving Cummings Sr, NYC, silent screen star/director (Curly Top)

1889-01-04

Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)

1889-01-05

Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]

1889-02-03

Carl Theodor Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'arc)

1889-02-23

Victor Fleming, American director (Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind), (d. 1949)

1889-02-23

Musidora, French actress and director (d. 1957)

1889-06-11

Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)

1889-07-02

Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)

1889-07-05

Jean Cocteau, France, writer/artist/director (Le Potamak, Orphée)

1889-07-11

Alfred E Green, Perris CA, director (Copacabana, Jolson Story)

1889-09-07

Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)

1889-10-25

Abel Gance, French film director (d. 1981)

1890-01-16

Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director

1890-04-23

Marcel L'Herbier, French director/screenwriter (El Dorado)

1890-04-26

Edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch)

1890-06-09

Leslie Banks, English actor/director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)

1890-12-05

Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)

1891-02-03

Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Great Neth Stage)

1891-06-24

Irving Pichel, Pitts PA, actor/director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist)

1892-01-14

Hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)

1892-01-15

Rex Ingram, [Reginald IM Hitchcock], Irish director (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse) (d. 1950)

1892-01-28

Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, producer and film director (Love Parade)

1892-03-10

Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)

1892-05-12

Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)

1892-09-28

Elmer Rice, NYC, playwright/director/novelist (Pulitzer-Street Scene)

1892-10-07

Dwain Esper, director (d. 1982)

1893-02-21

Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director/theorist (Mother, Deserter)

1893-03-23

Cedric Gibbons, American art director (d. 1960)

1893-04-07

Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)

1893-04-23

Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)

1893-05-21

Simon Delmonte, actor/director (Boemeladvocaat)

1893-06-12

Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)

1893-07-02

August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Shylock-Hamlet)

1893-10-18

Roy Del Ruth, DE, director (About Face, Babe Ruth Story, Star Show)

1893-10-20

Charley Chase, American comedian, actor and director (d. 1940)

1893-11-06

August Defresne, Dutch playwright/director (Uninhabited Island)

1893-12-17

Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)

1894-01-10

Reginald Denham, London, Broadway director (Obsession, The Bad Seed)

1894-05-29

Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)

1894-08-13

Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director

1894-09-15

Jean Renoir, French director (Madame Bovary, Nana, Grand Illusion)

1894-10-07

Del Lord, American director (d. 1970)

1894-12-17

David Butler, San Francisco California, director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane)

1895-01-01

J. Edgar Hoover, Washington, D.C., first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72)

1895-02-01

John Ford, Maine, director (Stagecoach, Air Mail, Quiet Man)

1895-02-08

King Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas)

1895-02-28

Marcel Pagnol, French playwright/director (Marchands de Gloire)

1895-05-03

Zoltan Korda, Hungarian/British director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers)

1895-05-15

Charles Lamont, SF CA, director (Abbott & Costello Go to Mars)

1895-07-08

Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (God & the Worms)

1895-09-30

Lewis Milestone, Russian-born film director (d. 1980)

1896-01-01

Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)

1896-01-02

Dziga Vertiv, [Denis A Kaufman], Russian director (Sjagai, Soviet!)

1896-01-11

Eva Le Gallienne, London England, actress/director (Resurrection)

1896-01-12

Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre)

1896-02-29

William W Wellman, Brookline Mass, director (Star is Born)

1896-03-20

Hal Walker, Ottumwa Ia, director (I Married Joan)

1896-05-30

Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)

1896-07-01

Pavel G Antokolski, Russian poet/director (Syn) [NS]

1896-10-08

Julien Duvivier, French film director (d. 1967)

1897-02-05

Dirk U Stikker, director (Heineken)/Dutch foreign minister/NATO

1897-02-06

Alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazil, director (Nicholas Nickleby)

1897-04-20

Gregory Ratoff, Petrograd Russia, actor/director (Corsican Brothers)

1897-04-23

Harold French, director (Encore)/actor

1897-04-30

Humberto Mauro, Brazillina director and screenwriter (d. 1983)

1897-05-18

Frank Capra, Ital, director (Its a Wonderful Life, Arsenic & Old Lace)

1897-07-10

Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director

1897-10-08

Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)

1898-01-10

Sergei M Eisenstein, Russian director (Alexandr Nevski) [OS]

1898-01-16

Irving Rapper, UK-US film director (d. 1999)

1898-01-23

Sergei Eisenstein, Russia, director (Battleship Potemkin) [NS]

1898-08-20

G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)

1898-08-29

Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)

1898-10-03

Leo McCarey, American film director (d. 1969)

1898-10-14

Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)

1898-11-11

Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow)

1898-11-18

Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)

1899-01-01

Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)

1899-02-23

Norman Taurog, American film director (d. 1981)

1899-07-07

George Cukor, producer/director (Adam's Rib, Philadelphia Story)

1899-07-25

Arthur Lubin, film director

1899-08-13

Alfred Hitchcock, Leytonstone Essex, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)

1899-08-19

Kenneth MacKenna, Canterbury NH, actor/director (Those We Love)

1899-09-20

Elliot Nugent, director (And so They were Married)

1899-11-04

Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)

1899-12-22

Gustaf Gruendgens, Duesseldorf, Germany, actor and director (M, Faust)

1900-01-03

Dorothy Arnzer, director

1900-02-08

Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987)

1900-02-21

Madeleine Renaud, French actress/theater director (Plaisir)

1900-02-22

Luis Buñuel, Calanda Spain, Spanish surrealist film director (Belle de Jour)

1900-02-25

Jed Harris, producer/director (Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball)

1900-02-26

Jean Negulesco, Craiova Romania, director (Johnny Belinda, Jessica)

1900-04-26

Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje)

1900-06-25

Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World)

1900-09-15

Larry Kent, CA, director (High Stakes)

1900-09-19

Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], New York City, New York, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon)

1900-11-13

Edward Buzzell, American film director (d. 1985)

1901-03-06

Mark Donskoy, Odessa Russia, director (Heart of a Mother)

1901-06-16

Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)

1901-06-23

Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director

1901-07-07

Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Fietsendieven)

1901-08-05

Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (d. 2000)

1901-08-25

Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director (Tivoli)

1901-08-30

Roy Wilkins, civil rights director (NAACP)

1901-09-18

Harold Clurman, producer/director (Deadline at Dawn)

1901-09-25

Robert Bresson, French film director (d. 1999)

1901-10-03

Jean Grémillon, French film director (d. 1959)

1901-10-05

Johan Fiolet, Dutch actor/director

1901-10-15

Hermann Abs, director (Deutsche Bank)/Hitler's advisor

1902-01-04

John McCone, CIA Director (d. 1991)

1902-02-19

Hugo Haas, Brno Czechoslovakia, actor/director (2 Smart People)

1902-03-07

Heinz Ruehmann, German actor/director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick)

1902-05-06

Max Ophüls, German-born director (d. 1957)

1902-05-10

Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born film director (d. 1974)

1902-06-29

Carl-Heinz Schroth, Innsbruck, director (Reaching for the Stars)

1902-07-01

Billy Wyler, director (Ben Hur, Mrs Miniver)

1902-07-07

Vittorio De Sica, Sora Italy, director/actor (2 Women)

1902-07-14

Paul Guilfoyle, Jersey City NJ, actor/director (Curiosity Kills)

1902-07-19

Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Miraculous Life of Willem Parel)

1902-08-22

Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland)

1902-11-09

Anthony Asquith, British director (Carrington V C (Court martial))

1903-01-04

Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)

1903-02-17

Johannes Linthorst Homan, director of the queen in Groningen

1903-02-23

Grigori V Aleksandrov, Russian director (Veselye Rebjata)

1903-02-28

Vincente Minnelli, American film director (d. 1986)

1903-06-10

Theo Lingen, German director/actor (M, Charm of La Boheme) [or Jun 19]

1903-08-14

John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)

1904-02-10

John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)

1904-02-27

Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Innocent Heart)

1904-03-07

Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Vienna Blood)

1904-03-26

Emilio Fernandez, El Seco Mexico, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre)

1904-04-17

Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur)

1904-06-25

Jan van Axel, [Johannes P Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)

1904-09-04

Maudet Christian-Jacques, film director

1904-11-30

Philip Burton, Mountain Ash, Glamorganshire, Wales, director/acting teacher and mentor to Richard Burton

1904-12-18

George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)

1904-12-28

Sergei Yutkevich, St Petersburg Russia, director (Otello, Banya)

1905-02-27

Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)

1905-03-09

Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)

1905-03-22

Grigorij M Kosinzev, Russian director

1905-04-26

Jean Vigo, France, actor/director (Zero For Conduct, L'Atlante)

1905-05-29

Jan [Johannes] Teulings, Dutch actor/director (That Joyous Eve)

1905-06-26

Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)

1905-07-31

Trenchard Cox, museum director

1905-08-31

Dore Schary, producer/writer/director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City)

1905-09-17

Hans Freudenthal, Dutch mathematician/director (OW&OC)

1905-09-30

Michael Powell, English director/screen writer/producer (Red Shoes)

1905-12-05

Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)

1905-12-09

Dalton Trumbo, US, writer/film director (Johnny Got His Gun)

1905-12-17

Joseph Heifitz, film director

1906-05-08

Roberto Rossellini, Rome Italy, director (Open City)

1906-05-24

John Mayo, director-general (Help the Aged)

1906-05-27

Robert Shone, director-general (NEDC)

1906-05-28

Mary Ralton, director (British WRAC)

1906-06-04

Richard Whorf, actor/director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame)

1906-06-30

Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (d. 1967)

1906-07-16

Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)

1906-08-05

John Huston, Nevada Mo, director/writer (African Queen, Chinatown)

1906-11-02

Luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)

1906-12-24

John Walker, museum director

1906-12-30

Carol Reed, motion picture director (3rd Man)

1907-02-20

Owain Jenkins, company director

1907-02-22

Sheldon Leonard, NYC, actor/director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie)

1907-03-19

Cor Treslem, [Cornelis L Melsert], actor/director (Willem van Oranje)

1907-04-29

Fred Zinneman, Austria, director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)

1907-06-17

Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1990)

1907-07-04

Gordon Griffith, American director (d. 1958)

1907-09-25

Robert Bresson, France, director (Pickpocket, Mouchette)

1907-10-02

William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)

1907-10-13

Yves Allégret, French film director (d. 1987)

1907-11-20

Henri-Georges Clouzot, France, director (Le salaire de la peur)

1907-12-10

Michael Blankfort, US, writer/producer/director

1908-01-28

Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear)

1908-02-01

George Pal, Hungarian/US director (When Worlds Collide, Puppetoons)

1908-02-28

Alexander Golitzen, American art director (d. 2005)

1908-03-16

Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)

1908-03-25

Bridget D'Oyly Carte, British theater & hotel director

1908-03-25

David Lean, Croydon England, director (Dr Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter)

1908-05-25

David Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia)

1908-09-04

Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)

1908-09-16

Jacobus "Ko" van de Bosch, actor/cabaret performer/director (Nemo)

1908-10-09

Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)

1909-01-14

Joseph Walton Losey, Wisconsin, director (Damned, Accident)

1909-02-11

Joseph L Mankiewicz, Wilkes-Barre PA, film writer/director (Sleuth)

1909-02-21

George G F van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director

1909-03-30

Ernst Gombrich, OM/FBA/director (Warburg Institute)

1909-04-01

Abner Biberman, Milwaukee Wisc, director/actor (Imhook-Kodiak)

1909-04-13

Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)

1909-05-20

John Arkell, director of administration (BBC)

1909-05-31

Jan Lewando, British director (Marks & Spencer)

1909-06-22

Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], Minneapolis Minnesota, US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days") Died 1958

1909-08-09

John Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century)

1909-08-11

Jean Lancaster, director (WRNS)

1909-08-12

Richard Bare, American director

1909-09-07

Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)

1909-10-10

Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director

1909-11-15

Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)

1910-01-19

Willi Schmidt, Germany, director

1910-01-20

Abram Hill, director/playwright/founder (American Negro Theater)

1910-01-26

Elmar Klos, Czech director (Adrift)

1910-02-01

Michael Kanin, Rochester NY, director/writer/actor (Woman of the Year)

1910-02-28

Vincente Minnelli, Chicago IL, director (American in Paris, Gigi)

1910-03-19

Joseph F. Carroll, US Air Force Lt. Gen. and Founding Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (d. 1991)

1910-03-23

Akira Kurosawa, Tokyo Japan, director (7 Samurai, Living)

1910-04-26

Tomoyuki Tanaka, director (Godzilla)

1910-08-06

Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)

1910-12-05

Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here)

1910-12-31

Roy Rowland, film director

1911-01-03

John Sturges, US, director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)

1911-04-01

Gunther Rennert, Essen Germany, opera director/producer

1911-04-23

Ronald Neame, director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure)

1911-04-28

Frans Vroons, actor/tenor/director (Neth Opera)

1911-05-05

Giles Grangier, film director

1911-05-07

Ishiro Honda, Japanese film director (d. 1993)

1911-05-09

Harry Simeone, Newark NJ, choral director (Kate Smith Show)

1911-08-07

R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)

1911-08-23

Carl Dolmetsch, director (Haslemere Festival)

1911-11-17

Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade)

1911-12-18

Jules Dassin, Middletown CT, director (Circle of Two, Never on Sunday)

1912-01-03

Armand Lohikoski, Finnish director (d. 2005)

1912-01-08

José Ferrer, San Juan Puerto Rico, actor/director (Blood Tide, Dune)

1912-02-28

Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director (Max-Planck-institute)

1912-04-06

Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Don Carlos)

1912-04-12

Georges Franju, France, director (Judex, L'homme sans visage)

1912-04-21

Marcel Camus, French director, Orfeu negro)

1912-05-18

Richard Brooks, Phila, director (Blackboard Jungle, In Cold Blood)

1912-05-24

Joseph Anthony, [Deuster], US director/actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow)

1912-06-08

Ian Morrow, company director

1912-08-08

Daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8)

1912-08-13

Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)

1912-09-08

Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy)

1912-09-29

Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)

1912-10-26

Don[ald] Siegel, Chicago IL, director (Escape from Alcatraz, Shootist)

1912-11-30

Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)

1912-12-09

Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]

1913-02-17

Josephine F "Fietje" van Anrooy, Dutch actress/director

1913-02-20

Rex Tucker, TV writer/director

1913-03-18

Rene Clement, Bordeaux France, director/writer (Is Paris Burning)

1913-04-30

Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general (ITA)

1913-05-02

Nigel Patrick, London England, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)

1913-06-11

John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)

1913-07-30

Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Neth playwright/director (Albee/Pinter)

1913-08-30

Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)

1913-09-01

Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993)

1913-09-29

Stanley E Kramer, NYC, producer/director (Inherit the Wind)

1913-10-08

Walter Schumann, NYC, choral director (Ford Show)/composer (Rhenish)

1913-10-28

Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket)

1913-11-21

Roy Boulting, British film director (d. 2001)

1914-02-20

Marion Kettlewell, British director (WRNS)

1914-03-03

Martin Ritt, actor/director (Slugger's Wife, End of the Game)

1914-03-07

Morton DaCosta, Phila, director (Island of Love, Music Man)

1914-04-11

Norman McLaren, Canadian film animator and director (d. 1987)

1914-04-17

George W. Davis, American art director (d. 1984)

1914-09-10

Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)

1914-09-14

Pietro Germi, Genoa Italy, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style)

1914-09-18

Jack Cardiff, British film director

1914-11-24

Elise Hoomans, Dutch director/actress (Jane Eyre)

1915-02-16

Michael Relph, British film producer and director (d. 2004)

1915-03-17

Henry Bumstead, American art director (d. 2006)

1915-05-10

Salah Abou Seif, director

1915-06-20

Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)

1915-11-02

Sidney Luft, American movie director (d. 2005)

1915-11-20

Kon Ichikawa, Japan, director (Matatabi, Money Talks)

1915-12-14

Clay Warnick, Tacoma Wash, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show)

1916-01-04

Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)

1916-02-14

Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (Joi-uchi)

1916-02-24

Gene Mitchell, museum director

1916-03-22

Josephine van Gasteren, Dutch actress/director (Bluejackets)

1916-04-11

Howard Koch, producer/director (Frankenstein, Airplane II)

1916-05-31

Bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)

1916-06-08

Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)

1916-06-12

Irwin Allen, NYC, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure)

1916-07-28

David Brown, NYC, director (Jaws, Planet of the Apes)

1916-07-29

Budd Boetticher, American film director (d. 2001)

1916-08-25

Erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)

1916-09-18

Rossano Brazzi, Bolognia Italy, actor/director (Antaeus-Survivors)

1916-10-04

George Sidney, American film director (d. 2002)

1916-10-27

Bob de Lange, [Jacob Bernard], Dutch actor/director (Daniel)

1916-11-06

Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)

1916-12-08

Richard Fleischer, American film director (d. 2006)

1916-12-23

Dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter

1917-01-05

Wieland Wagner, German opera director

1917-07-27

John Cunningham, executive director (British Aerospace)

1917-07-27

Robert Cowans, executive director (British Aerospace)

1917-09-18

Alan Ande Anderson, opera director

1917-09-30

Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov, USSR, director (Taganka)

1917-10-20

Jean-Pierre Melville, Paris France, director (A Cop)

1918-01-06

Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)

1918-02-04

Ida Lupino, actress screenwriter director/producer (Jennifer)

1918-07-04

Buster Davis, Johnstown Pa, choral director (Garry Moore Show)

1918-07-14

Ingmar Bergman, Uppsala Sweden, director (Cries & Whispers)

1918-08-09

Robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen)

1918-09-05

Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor (d. 1992)

1918-09-26

Humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter)

1919-02-26

Beppie Nooij, actress/director (Bluejackets-Rooie Sien)

1919-06-17

Antonius C "Ton" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Lucifer)

1919-06-29

Lloyd Richards, American director (d. 2006)

1919-09-28

Lenn Hjortzberg, Karlskrona Sweden, director (Persona, Devil's Eye)

1919-10-02

Shirley Clarke, film director

1919-10-28

Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)

1919-12-25

Naushad Ali, Indian music director (d. 2006)

1920-01-04

William Egan Colby, CIA director (Nixon)

1920-01-20

Federico Fellini, Rimini, Kingdom of Italy, film director and scriptwriter (8 1/2, La Dolce Vita)

1920-01-22

George Breakston, Paris France, actor/director (Jungle Stampede)

1920-01-27

John Box, British film production designer and art director (d. 2005)

1920-02-29

Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72)

1920-03-06

Lewis Gilbert, London England, director/actor (You Only Live Twice)

1920-06-08

Bert Leysen, TV director (Belgian National TV)

1920-09-05

Fons Rademakers, director (Assault)/actor (Daughter of Darkness)

1920-09-10

Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor/director (Assault)

1920-09-25

Sergey Bondarchuk, Belozerka Ukraine, director (War & Peace)

1920-09-29

Sergei F Bondarchuk, director/actor (Boris Godunov, Step, Otello)

1920-10-15

Henri Verneuil, French film director (d. 2002)

1920-11-12

Richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon)

1920-11-26

Daniel Petrie, Canadian-born television and movie director (d. 2004)

1921-02-09

B M Ducat-Amos, Air Commandant/director (RAF Nursing Service)

1921-02-22

David Greene, British television director (d. 2003)

1921-03-01

Jack Clayton, film director

1921-03-04

Joan Greenwood, London, actress/director (Amorous Mr Prawn)

1921-03-20

Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, Senegal, director general (UNESCO)

1921-05-02

Satyajit Ray, Calcutta India, director (Goddess, Adversary)

1921-06-12

Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)

1921-06-22

Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)

1921-07-30

Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy)

1921-08-14

Giorgio Strehler, theatre director

1921-08-27

Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)

1921-08-28

Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (d. 2007)

1921-09-29

Miklos Jancso, Vac Hungry, director (Muzsika, Aube, Pacifist)

1921-10-09

Michel Boisrond, French film director (d. 2002)

1921-11-08

Gene Saks, NY, actor/director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave)

1922-01-19

Ken Hughes, Liverpool England, director (Casino Royale)

1922-03-04

Richard E. Cunha, American cinematographer and film director (d. 2005)

1922-03-05

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)

1922-03-23

Ugo Tognazzi, Cremona Italy, actor/director (La Cage Aux Folles)

1922-03-25

Bruno VeSota, Ill, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll, Wild Rovers)

1922-06-02

Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 2002)

1922-06-03

Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)

1922-06-03

M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)

1922-06-11

Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)

1922-06-11

Tony Charmoli, director/choreographer (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye)

1922-07-03

Francois Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village)

1922-07-07

Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)

1922-07-10

Derek Prouse, writer actor/film festival director (Le Scandale)

1922-07-20

Miroslav "Standa" Bares, Czech/Dutch actor/director (Billy Budd)

1922-07-26

Blake Edwards, OK, writer/director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's)

1922-07-27

Adolfo Celi, Sicily Italy, director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue)

1922-08-01

Frank Hauser, British theatrical director

1922-09-15

Jackie Cooper, Los Angeles, California, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman)

1922-09-27

Arthur Penn, Phila, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde)

1922-11-13

Oskar Werner, film actor/director (Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel)

1922-11-15

Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)

1923-02-12

Franco Zeffirelli, Florence Italy, director (Romeo & Juliet)

1923-03-08

Sembene Ousmane, Senegalese author/novelist/director (Doctor Noir)

1923-03-25

Lee Hale, Tacoma Wash, choral director (The Entertainers)

1923-04-04

Nancy Francy, director (Claire's Knee)

1923-04-17

Lindsay Anderson, Bangalore India, director (Thursday's Children)

1923-04-29

Irvin Kershner, Phila, director (Never Say Never Again)

1923-05-26

Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)

1923-06-03

Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)

1923-08-29

Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)

1923-11-12

Vicco von Bülow, German film director

1923-11-22

Arthur Hiller, director (Love Story)

1923-12-01

Stansfield Turner, CIA director

1923-12-22

Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director

1924-01-09

Sergei Parajanov, Armenian film director (d. 1990)

1924-02-16

James Swaffield, director-general (Swaffield & Clerk to the GLC)

1924-02-20

Ursula Camm, The Director's Wife

1924-02-24

Lionel Dakers, director (Royal School of Church Music)

1924-03-06

Sarah Caldwell, Maryville Mo, conductor/opera director (Flagstaff)

1924-04-03

Murray Dickie, opera singer/director

1924-04-08

Frédéric Back, German-born Canadian short film director and screenwriter

1924-04-13

Stanley Donen, SC, film director/producer (Bedazzled, Damn Yankees)

1924-05-05

Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Buenos Aires, director (Monday's Child)

1924-05-07

Albert Band, American film director (d. 2002)

1924-05-09

Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)

1924-05-13

Theodore Mann, American theatre producer and director

1924-06-25

Sidney Lumet, Phila, director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe)

1924-07-18

Howard Roberts, Burlington NJ, choral director (Leslie Uggams Show)

1924-07-26

John Kilgour, director of prison medical services (Home Office)

1924-09-18

Zelda Fichandler, Boston, theater director/producer (Raisin, K2)

1924-09-25

Norman Ayrton, opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK)

1924-10-10

Edward D Wood Jr, Poughkeepsie NY, director (Plan 9 from Outer Space)

1924-11-17

Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Hague Comedy)

1924-12-22

Frank Corsaro, NY harbor, opera director

1924-12-26

Frank Broyles, American athlete, long time athletic director of the University of Arkansas.

1925-02-16

David Emms, director (London Goodenough Trust for Overseas Graduates)

1925-02-16

John Schlesinger, London England, director (Midnight Cowboy, Darling)

1925-02-16

PER Bailey, director (Gatwick & Stansted Airports)

1925-02-20

Robert Altman, Kansas City MO, director (Nashville, M*A*S*H)

1925-02-21

Sam Peckinpah, Fresno CA, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs)

1925-02-27

Michael Kaye, director (City of London Festival)

1925-03-21

Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer

1925-03-24

Duncan Wood, TV director/producer

1925-03-27

Robert Cohan, artistic director (Contemporary Dance Trust)

1925-04-11

Rik Kuijpers, Belgian director (Sea gulls die in the harbor)

1925-04-29

Ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)

1925-05-15

Jos Jacobs, Flemish director (Madonna of Nedermunster)

1925-07-25

Jerry Paris, SF California, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show)

1925-08-21

Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (d. 2003)

1925-10-23

Nanni Loy, film director

1925-12-01

Jordan Klein, Miami Fla, cameraman/director (Thunderball)

1926-01-15

Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (d. 1996)

1926-01-24

Georges Lautner, French director and screenwriter

1926-02-16

John Schlesinger, film director, (Midnight Cowboy)

1926-03-06

Andrzej Wajda, Suwalki Poland, director (Ashes & Diamonds, Lotna)

1926-03-21

Andre Delvaux, Heverie Belgium, director/writer (Benvenuta)

1926-04-05

Roger Corman, Detroit, producer/director (Little Shop of Horrors)

1926-04-14

Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director and teacher (d. 1996)

1926-04-17

Arthur Hockaday, director-Gen (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

1926-05-17

Cicely Berry, voice director (Royal Shakespeare Company)

1926-06-07

Dick Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, choral director (Andy Williams Show)

1926-06-20

Arthur Bell, royal botanic gardens director (Kew Gardens)

1926-06-28

Mel Brooks, New York City, American actor and director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)

1926-07-21

Karel Reisz, director (Everybody Wins, Isadora, Who'll Stop the Rain)

1926-07-21

Norman Jewison, director (Moonstruck, ...and Justice For All)

1926-07-22

Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)

1926-08-01

Frank Hauser, British theatrical director

1926-08-12

John Derek, Los Angeles California, actor/director (10, Annapolis Story)

1926-09-15

Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (d. 2006)

1926-09-19

Pierre Janssen, art museum director

1926-11-24

Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)

1926-12-24

Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director

1927-01-28

Anthony Garner, director (Conservative Central Office)

1927-02-15

Frank Dunlop, director (Edinburgh International Festival)

1927-05-13

Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)

1927-05-22

Phil Tucker, American director

1927-05-31

James Eberle, British admiral, director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs)

1927-06-08

David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)

1927-06-08

Michael Levey, director (British National Gallery)

1927-06-10

Michael Walsh, major-general/director (Overseas Relations)

1927-06-17

Lucio Fulci, director

1927-06-23

Bob Fosse, Chicago Ill, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)

1927-07-02

Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director

1927-07-03

Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)

1927-07-15

Ann Jellicoe, theater director/playwright (Knack)

1927-08-23

John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)

1927-10-18

George C. Scott, Wise, Virginia, American actor/director (Patton, Dr. Strangelove)

1927-10-19

Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)

1927-12-21

Michael Carreras, film director

1927-12-27

Agnes Nixon, American television producer, director, and writer

1928-01-07

William Peter Blatty, NYC, author/director (The Exorcist)

1928-01-26

Roger Vadim, France, director (And God Created Women, Barbarella)

1928-01-30

Harold Prince, US producer/director (West Side Story, Evita)

1928-03-01

Jacques Rivette, French film director

1928-03-11

Peter Roger Hunt, London England, director (Dr No)

1928-04-01

Dimitri Frenkel Frank, Dutch writer/director (Hadimassa)

1928-04-07

Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)

1928-05-05

Pierre Schoendoerffer, Chamalieres, France, director and screen-writer (The Anderson Platoon), (d. 2012)

1928-05-13

Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter

1928-05-16

Hiroshi Nakajima, Chiba, Japan, doctor (WHO Director-General, 1988-98), (d. 2013)

1928-05-30

Agnès Varda, French director

1928-06-05

Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)

1928-06-07

James Ivory, producer/director (Howard's End, Remains of the Day)

1928-06-09

Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)

1928-06-18

Michael Blakemore, British theater director (Country Life)

1928-06-22

Ralph Waite, White Plains New York, American actor, director and political candidate (Cool Hand Luke, The Waltons)

1928-07-02

Pavel Kohout, Czech, director/author (Poor Murderer)

1928-07-26

Stanley Kubrick, Bronx NY, director (2001, Dr Strangelove, Lolita)

1928-08-15

Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

1928-08-30

Johnny Mann, Balt Md, music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer)

1928-10-22

Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director

1929-01-03

Sergio Leone, Italian, director (Fist Full of Dollars)

1929-01-13

Wim Bary, Dutch actor/theater director (Nice Boys)

1929-01-14

Aleksander Petrovic, film director

1929-01-22

Rita Gillespie, TV director

1929-01-29

Elio Petri, Italy, director (Property is no theft)

1929-02-19

Jacques Deray, French film director (d. 2003)

1929-03-23

James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Pyt Potter, Otley)

1929-04-03

Dennis Farr, director (Courtauld Institute Galleries)

1929-04-05

Hugo Claus, Flemish writer/director (Cool Lover, Sugar)

1929-04-22

Robert Wade-Gery, diplomat/exec director (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)

1929-07-24

Peter Yates, director (Breaking Away, Bullitt)

1929-09-02

Hal Ashby, American film director (d. 1988)

1929-12-01

Alan Mouncer, film director/producer

1929-12-22

Jan Wiegel, director/producer (Classroom of Anne Frank, Myrada)

1930-02-16

Ricou Browning, Florida, director/actor (Thunderball)

1930-02-19

John Frankenheimer, NYC, director (Birdman of Alcatraz)

1930-03-01

Raymond St Jacques, actor/director (Cotton Comes to Harlem, Mr Moses)

1930-04-25

Paul Mazursky, Brooklyn, writer/director (Moscow on the Hudson)

1930-04-28

Richard C Sarafian, NYC, director/actor (Foley Square), (d. 2013)

1930-05-21

Stanley Wells, director (Shakespeare Institute U of Birmingham)

1930-05-27

William S Sessions, Arkansas, director of FBI

1930-06-08

Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Malmö Sweden, director (Elvira Madigan)

1930-06-29

Robert Evans, NYC, director/actor (Love Story, Godfather, Chinatown)

1930-07-12

Gordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, and writer

1930-08-03

James Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)

1930-08-21

Frank Perry, film director

1930-09-29

Morag Timbury, director (Central Public Health Laboratory)

1930-11-22

Peter Hall, British stage/film/opera director (Pedestrian)

1930-12-03

Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)

1930-12-08

Maximilian Schell, Austria, actor/director (Odessa File, Julia)

1930-12-11

Jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor/director (Man & a Woman, Z)

1930-12-22

Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)

1931-01-11

Betty Churcher, director of the National Gallery of Australia

1931-03-07

Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, director Social Businesses of Press

1931-03-12

Geoffrey de Bellaigue, director (Royal Collection)

1931-03-13

Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Berlin, actor/director/writer (Solo Sunday)

1931-04-04

Bobby Ray Inman, American admiral and intelligence director

1931-04-05

Denis Lawton, director (London University Institute of Educ)

1931-04-09

Martin Rogers, director (Farmington Institute for Christian Studies)

1931-04-17

Joan Clague, director of nursing services (Marie Curie Foundation)

1931-05-10

Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter

1931-05-16

Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director

1931-05-27

Florence Sharples, director (British YWCA)

1931-06-05

Jacques Demy, France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)

1931-07-23

Jan Torell, Limhamm Sweden, director (New Land, Emigrants)

1931-07-24

Ermanno Olmi, Italian director

1931-07-26

A M F (Sandy) Ross, managing-director (Mary Quant)

1931-09-19

Ray Danton, NYC, actor/director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer)

1931-10-30

David Wilson, director of British Museum (1977-92)

1931-11-06

Mike Nichols, [Peschowsky], director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues)

1931-12-02

Ed Meese, Clint Eastwood: Director

1931-12-03

Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)

1931-12-15

Evald Schorm, Prague Czech, director (Courage for Every Day)

1932-01-04

Carlos Saura, Spanish director

1932-01-11

Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director

1932-01-19

Richard Lester, movie director (Hard Day's Night, Help!, Petulia)

1932-01-26

Christopher Price, Director (Leeds Metropolitan U)

1932-02-06

Francois Truffaut, Paris, director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451)

1932-02-14

Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)

1932-02-18

Milos Forman, Czech/US director (Cuckoos Nest, Amadeus)

1932-02-19

Jean-Pierre Ponnele, Paris France, opera director (Carmina Burana)

1932-03-31

Nagisa Oshima, Kyoto Japan, director (Town of Love & Hope), (d. 2013)

1932-04-04

Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Solaris, Stalker)

1932-04-09

Peter Moores, director (Littlewoods)

1932-04-13

Barney Simon, theatre director/writer

1932-04-15

David Bolton, director (British Royal United Service for Defense)

1932-04-29

King Hu, film director

1932-06-16

David Keylsey, actor/director

1932-07-18

Robert Ellis Miller, American film director

1932-08-11

John Gorrie, English director

1932-08-21

Melvin Van Peebles, Chicago IL, actor/director (Sophisticated Gent)

1932-09-21

Melvin Van Peebles, US, playwright/director (Watermelon Man)

1932-09-25

Daphne Swallow, commandant/director (WRNS)

1932-09-27

Yash Chopra, Indian director, (d. 2012)

1932-09-29

Jeremy Isaacs, general director (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)

1932-09-29

Robert Benton, Texas, writer/director (Kramer vs Kramer)

1932-10-04

Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director

1932-10-12

Dusan Makavejev, Belgrade Yugoslavia, director (Man is Not a Bird)

1932-10-30

Louis Malle, France, director (Atlantic City, Black Moon, Viva Maria)

1932-11-01

John Clark, English-born actor/director

1932-11-04

Noam Pitlik, Phila Pa, actor/director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart)

1933-01-08

Jean-Marie Straub, France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)

1933-01-16

Susan Sontag, NYC, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award)

1933-02-05

Jorn Donner, Helsinki Finland, director (Anna, Tenderness)

1933-02-12

Costa-Gavras, director

1933-03-15

Philippe de Broca, Paris France, French film director

1933-07-22

Chuck Cassey, Chicago, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show)

1933-08-18

Roman Polanski, Poland, director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates)

1934-01-17

Donald Cammell, film director

1934-01-27

Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Barcelona Spain, UNESCO director (1987- )

1934-02-19

David Hugh Jones, Poole Dorset England, director (Betrayal)

1934-02-24

Renata Scotto, Savona, Italy, soprano and opera director (Violetta-La Traviata)

1934-03-10

Judith Jamison, artistic director (Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)

1934-05-22

Arne Harris, American television sports director (d. 2001)

1934-07-01

Sydney Pollack, Lafayette, director (Tootsie, Presumed Innocent)

1934-07-01

Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter

1934-07-18

Edward Bond, English playwright/director (Blow-up)

1934-07-25

Claude Zidi, French film director and screenwriter

1934-09-24

Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director

1934-10-08

J Carter Brown, Providence RI, art director (Wash National Gallery)

1934-10-27

Giorgos Konstadinou, Greek actor and director

1935-04-01

Hans H Boswinkel, actor/director (Surprise Attack, Tutorials in Love)

1935-04-10

Patrick Garland, director (Doll House), (d. 2013)

1935-04-17

Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director

1935-05-24

Joan Micklin Silver, American director

1935-08-23

Roy Strong, writer/art historian/director (Victoria & Albert Museum)

1935-08-29

William Friedkin, Chicago, Illinois, American director/producer/writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection)

1935-10-15

Hans Croiset, Dutch theatre director/actor (Witte Waan)

1935-10-30

Michael Winner, producer/director (Big Sleep, Death Wish)

1935-12-28

Fernando Lopes, Portugal, director (Encoberto, Matar Saudades)

1936-01-11

Meindert Leerling, Dutch TV director/MP (RPF)

1936-01-21

Koji Hashimoto, Japanese film director (d. 2005)

1936-02-10

Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator

1936-03-30

Mark Burns, British director (Juggernaut)

1936-06-17

Ken Loach, British film director

1936-06-23

Berend Boudewijn [van der Woude], Dutch TV host/director (Baantjer)

1936-07-08

Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)

1936-07-12

Jan Nemec, Prague Czech, director (Diamonds of the Night)

1936-10-06

Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)

1936-10-23

Philip Kaufman, director (Right Stuff, Henry & June)

1936-11-05

Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)

1936-11-25

Matt Clark, Washington DC, actor/director (Return to Oz, Horror Show)

1936-12-08

Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)

1937-01-12

Liliana Cavani, Bologna Italy, director (Berlin Affair)

1937-01-28

Ken Hill, playwright/director

1937-01-30

Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (d. 2005)

1937-04-01

Efraín López Neris, I Am a Director

1937-06-10

Richard Foreman, NYC, theatrical director (Daily Life)

1937-06-14

Jørgen Leth, Danish film director

1937-06-18

Varbara Ann Teer, US actress/director (Natl Black Theatre Company)

1937-07-28

Francis Veber, French film director and screenwriter

1937-08-22

Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

1937-09-04

Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director (d. 2006)

1937-09-26

Joop Admiral, Dutch actor/director (You Are My Mother)

1937-09-29

R B Heywood, director (British Antarctic Survey)

1937-10-30

Claude Lelouch, movie director (A Man & A Woman, Cat & Mouse, Bolero)

1937-11-30

Ridley Scott, director (Alien, Blade Runner)

1937-12-13

Rob Houwer, Dutch director/producer/actor (OK, Professor Columbus)

1938-01-30

Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)

1938-02-18

István Szabó, Hungarian film director

1938-04-30

Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director

1938-05-05

Jerzy Skolimowski, Warsaw Poland, director (Hands Up, Deep End)

1938-05-10

Michael Shea, director (Hanson Trust)/Queen's press sect

1938-05-10

Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)

1938-05-10

Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor

1938-05-22

Richard Benjamin, NYC, director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He & She)

1938-07-18

Paul Verhoeven, director (Basic Instinct, Total Recall)

1938-08-06

Paul Bartel, Brooklyn NY, director/actor (Eating Raoul)

1938-10-02

Waheed Murad, Pakistani film actor and director (d. 1983)

1938-10-10

Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin)

1938-11-03

Pupi Avati, Bologna Italy, director (Festival, Bix, Impiegati)

1938-11-03

Jean Rollin, French director and screenwriter

1938-11-10

H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)

1938-12-16

Liv Ullmann, Tokyo, Japan, Norwegian actress and director (The Emigrants, Persona)

1938-12-25

Wibo van de Linde, Dutch TV host/director (Avro)

1938-12-26

Bahram Beizai, Iranian playwright and film director

1938-12-26

Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director (d. 1989)

1939-02-12

John D Hancock, actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)

1939-02-14

Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)

1939-02-27

Kenzo Takada, Japanese director (Dream After Dream)

1939-03-12

David Mlinaric, British interior director

1939-03-14

Bertrand Blier, Paris France, novelist/director (Going Places)

1939-03-25

Toni Cade Bambara, director

1939-04-07

Francis Ford Coppola, Detroit, director (Godfather, Apocalypse Now)

1939-05-05

Cesare Fiorio, Italian sporting director of various Formula One teams

1939-05-07

Rudolphus FM "Ruud" Lubbers, director Dutch/CDA-premier (1982-94)

1939-05-19

17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)

1939-07-16

Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)

1939-07-21

John Negroponte, 1st United States Director of National Intelligence

1939-07-30

Peter Bogdanovich, Kingston NY, director/producer (Last Picture Show)

1939-08-02

Wes Craven, Cleveland OH, director (Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream)

1939-08-15

H Onno C R Ruding, director (Amrobank)/Dutch Financial minister (CDA)

1939-08-25

John Badham, Luton England, director (Dracula, Short Circuit)

1939-11-05

Dawn Nickerson, The Director

1940-02-04

George A Romero, actor/director (Creepshow, Martin, 2 Evil Eyes)

1940-02-20

RA Weiss, director (Institute of Cancer Research)

1940-03-16

Bernardo Bertolucci, Parma Italy, director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor)

1940-04-03

Lino Brocka, San Jose Philippines, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar)

1940-04-20

Pilar Miro, director (Wether, Beltenebros)

1940-04-21

Souleymane Cisse, director (Waati, Yeelen, Finye, Baara)

1940-05-09

James L Brooks, producer/director (Broadcast News, Taxi, Critic)

1940-05-28

Hans Dulfer, tenor saxophonist/director (Paradiso)

1940-06-22

Abbas Kiarostami, author/director (Under the Olive Trees, Close Up)

1940-08-04

Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)

1940-08-10

Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions

1940-08-16

Bruce Beresford, Austral director (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies)

1940-08-22

John Banham, director-general (CBI)

1940-09-07

Dario Argento, director (Creepers, Deep Red, Tenebrae)

1940-09-11

Brian DePalma, Newark NJ, film director (Body Double, Dressed to Kill)

1940-11-20

Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)

1940-12-07

Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)

1940-12-30

James Burrows, TV producer/director (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers)

1941-02-10

Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)

1941-02-13

David Jeremiah, The Nativity Story: A Director's Journey

1941-03-15

Dick Top, Dutch actor/director (Witch of Haarlem)

1941-04-05

Roman Balayan, Nerke Azerbaijan, director (Filer, Biryuk)

1941-04-06

Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)

1941-04-17

Max Stafford-Clark, artistic director (Royal Court Theatre)

1941-05-19

Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)

1941-05-27

Allan Carr, Ill, director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire)

1941-06-25

Denys Arcand, director (Jesus of Montreal)

1941-06-27

Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, director/actor (Underground Passage)

1941-07-09

James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)

1941-07-13

Lut[guard] Tomsin, actress/director (Knock on the Door)

1941-08-11

Patricio Guzman, director/actor (Cruz del Sur, Moon over Parador)

1941-08-26

Barbet Schroeder, director (Barfly, Single White Female, More)

1941-09-16

Jim McBride, NYC, director/actor (Hot Times, Breathless, Big Easy)

1941-09-21

R. James Woolsey, Jr., Central Intelligence Agency director

1941-09-25

Vivian Stern, director (Nacros)

1941-10-11

Charles Shyer, American film director

1941-12-04

Humberto Solas, director/writer (Lucia)

1941-12-26

Daniel Schmid, actor/director (Paloma, Violanta, Hecate, Amateurs)

1942-01-10

Walter Hill, director (48 Hours, Extreme Prejudice)

1942-01-23

Willy Bogner Jr, Munich, director (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)

1942-01-23

Razzak, Bangladeshi actor and director

1942-01-31

Derek Jarman, actor/director (Angelic Conversation, Edward II)

1942-02-20

Claude Miller, director (Garde a Vue, Little Thief, Wild Child), (d. 2012)

1942-02-21

Margarethe Von Trotta, Berlin Germany, actress/director (Marianne)

1942-02-26

Joop van den Ende, director (Alsmeer Studio)

1942-04-05

Peter Greenaway, Welsh film director

1942-04-06

Barry Levinson, Baltimore MD, director (Rainman)

1942-04-08

Douglas Trumbull, director (Silent Running, Brainstorm)

1942-04-12

Bill Bryden, theatre director

1942-04-17

Mario Brenta, writer/director (Maicol, Barnabo of the Mountains)

1942-05-23

K. Raghavendra Rao, Indian film director

1942-05-23

Zalman King, Trenton, New Jersey, actor and director (Wild Orchid), (d. 2012)

1942-06-17

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian IAEA director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1942-06-19

Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)

1942-06-25

Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)

1942-08-09

David Steinberg, Winnipeg Canada, comedian/director (End)

1942-09-05

Werner Herzog, director (Burden of Dreams, Stroszek, Woyzeck)

1942-09-20

Robbe De Hert, Flemish director/producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb)

1942-11-17

Martin Scorsese, Queens, New York, director (Raging Bull, The Departed)

1942-12-25

Mani Kaul, director (Idiot, Nazar, Dhrupad, Duvidha)

1943-01-12

Henri J "Adriaan" Adriaansen, mime/director (Stinging Nettle King)

1943-01-24

Subhash Ghai, Indian film director

1943-01-25

Tobe Hooper, American film director

1943-02-05

Michael Mann, Chicago IL, actor/director (Sexpot, Close Friends)

1943-02-20

Mike Leigh, dramatist/director (High Hopes, Secrets & Lies)

1943-02-21

Roberto Faenza, director (Cop Killers, Corrupt)

1943-02-26

Dante Ferretti, Italian art director and costume designer

1943-03-13

Andre Techine, director/writer (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous)

1943-03-15

David Cronenberg, Toronto Ontario, director (Shivers, Fly, Brood)

1943-03-28

Mike Newell, director (Bad Blood, Awakening, Amazing Grace & Chuck)

1943-03-28

Richard Eyre, British director (National Theatre)

1943-04-04

Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)

1943-04-14

Clarice Elaine Gaylord, director of research grants (EPA)

1943-04-23

[Gerardus] Bob van Toll, actor/interpreter/director (Pastorale 1943)

1943-05-15

Harve Brosten, comedy writer/producer/director (All in the Family)

1943-05-16

Jon Jost, director (All the Vermeers in NY)

1943-06-16

Joan Van Ark, New York City, New York, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing)

1943-07-26

Peter Hyams, director (2010, Capricorn 1, Relic, Timecop)

1943-08-07

Alain Corneau, director (Choice of Arms)

1943-08-21

Hugh Wilson, American director, writer and actor

1943-10-01

Jean-Jacques Annaud, Draveil France, director (Bear, Black & White, Name of the Rose)

1943-10-22

Jan de Bont, Dutch film director

1943-11-15

Roger Donaldson, director (Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands)

1943-12-01

Nicholas Peter Negroponte, NYC, founder/director (Media Lab at MIT)

1943-12-13

Arturo Ripstein, director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot)

1943-12-23

Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor/director (One Evening at Eva)

1943-12-23

Stephen Wallace, director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride)

1944-01-05

Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)

1944-02-11

Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha)

1944-02-22

Jonathan Demme, Baldwin NY, actor/director (Caged Heat, Swing Shift)

1944-02-28

Colin Nutley, director/writer (Such is Life, Black Jack)

1944-03-15

Jacques Doillon director/writer (La Fille de Quinze Ans)

1944-04-04

David Melville, professor/director (Middlesex Polytechnic)

1944-04-11

R J B Knight, deputy director (National Maritime Museum)

1944-04-13

Charles Burnett, director (When it Rains, Glass Shield)

1944-04-23

Niklaus Schilling, Basel Germany, director (Dormire, Atem, Rheingold)

1944-04-28

Elizabeth LeCompte, American theater director

1944-04-29

Richard Kline, American actor and director

1944-05-10

Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)

1944-05-14

George Lucas, Modesto CA, director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones)

1944-05-18

Peter Ryan, British national director (Police Training)

1944-07-21

Tony Scott, director (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), (d. 2012)

1944-08-07

Robert Mueller, Director of the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

1944-08-21

Peter Weir, Sydney Aust, director/writer (Witness, Dead Poets Society)

1944-10-06

Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)

1944-11-21

Harold Ramis, Chicago IL, actor/director (SCTV, Stripes), (d. 2014)

1944-12-19

William Christie, American-born director of Les Arts Florissants

1944-12-31

Taylor Hackford, Santa Barbara, California, American director (Devil's Advocate, Ray)

1945-01-05

Roger Spottiswoode, Canadian-born film director

1945-01-09

Harun Farocki, actor/director (Nicht loeschbares Feur)

1945-01-19

Vadim Abdrashitov, director (Fox Hunt, Parade of Planets)

1945-02-14

K M Jenkins, British director of personnel (Royal Mail)

1945-02-20

Andrew Bergman, director/screenwriter (Soapdish, Honeymoon in Vegas)

1945-03-17

Michael Hayden, General USAF, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

1945-03-24

Curtis Hanson, American film director

1945-04-12

Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the WHO (d. 2006)

1945-04-13

Tony Dow, Hollywood, California, American actor and director (Wally-Leave it to Beaver)

1945-05-23

Padmarajan, Indian film director (d. 1991)

1945-06-08

Donna Deitch, director (Sexual Advances, Women of Brewster Place)

1945-07-10

Jean-Marie Poiré, French film director

1945-07-16

Jos Stelling, director (Pointsman)

1945-08-06

Ron Jones, British TV director (d. 1995)

1945-08-14

Wim Wenders, West German director (American Friend, Hammett)

1945-08-16

Bob Balaban, Chicago IL, actor/director (2010, Girlfriends)

1945-08-28

Bruno Nuytten, director (Camille Claudel)

1945-09-15

Ron Shelton, American film director

1945-10-21

Nikita Mikhalkov, director (Dark Eyes, Slave of Love)

1945-11-17

Roland Joffe, director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields)

1945-12-02

Penelope Spheeris, American film director

1945-12-24

Nicholas Meyer, director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan)

1946-01-20

David Lynch, Missoula Montana, actor/director (Dune, Eraserhead)

1946-01-26

Timothy Clifford, director (National Galleries of Scotland)

1946-02-07

Hector Babenco, director (Ironweed, Kiss of the Spider Woman)

1946-02-13

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director/actor (Ehe der Maria Braun)

1946-02-24

Michael Radford, director (1984, White Mischief)

1946-02-25

Jean Todt, French executive director of Scuderia Ferrari

1946-03-04

Haile Gerima, director (Ashes & Embers)

1946-03-15

David Wall, English ballet dancers/director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

1946-03-19

Bigas Luna, director/writer (Anguish)

1946-03-29

Bruce Weber, director (Broken Noses)

1946-04-05

Robert E McKee, CEO/managing director (Conoco-UK)

1946-04-12

Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor/director/playwright (Leonce & Lena)

1946-04-19

Mary Jo Slater, American casting director

1946-04-22

John Waters, director (Hairspray)

1946-04-22

Nicole Garcia, French actress and director

1946-04-29

Franc Roddam, director (K2, Bride, Aria, Quadrophenia)

1946-05-01

John Woo, Hong Kong director

1946-05-21

Ronald Bear, actor/director (Havana, Make-up)

1946-05-31

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director (Marriage of Maria Braum)

1946-06-03

Earl of Cromer, managing director (Inchcape (China) Ltd)

1946-06-06

Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)

1946-06-16

Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)

1946-07-06

Sylvester Stallone, NYC, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra)

1946-07-22

Paul Schrader, director (American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore)

1946-07-29

Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)

1946-09-05

Dennis Dugan, Wheaton IL, actor/director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling)

1946-09-15

Oliver Stone, NYC, director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon)

1946-09-29

Alasdair Fraser, QC/director (Public Prosecutions for N Ireland)

1946-10-06

Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network

1946-10-08

Jean-Jacques Beineix, director (Betty Blue, Diva)

1946-10-10

Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor/director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)

1946-10-22

Richard Loncraine, director (Missionary, Deep Cover, Bellman & True)

1946-10-26

Ivan Reitman, director/producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave)

1946-11-10

David Stockman, Reagan's ex-budget director

1946-11-28

Joe Dante, director (Matinee, Twilight Zone, Police Squad, Gremlins)

1946-12-18

Steven Spielberg, Cincinnati, director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws)

1947-01-29

Israel Wetrin, managing director (Elonex)

1947-02-03

Paul Auster, US author/poet/director (Mr Vertigo, Smoke)

1947-03-06

Rob Reiner, Bronx NY, actor/director (All in the Family, Stand By Me)

1947-03-22

Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

1947-04-11

Uli Edel, Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, German film director

1947-04-18

David Gee, director (Friends of the Earth)

1947-04-19

Wilf Stevenson, director (British Film Institute)

1947-04-20

David Leland, Cambridge England, actor/director (Nothing But Trouble)

1947-05-12

Micheline Lanctôt, American film actor, director and screenwriter

1947-05-23

Ann Hui, director (Boat People)

1947-06-20

David French, British director (Deep Sleep, Bingo)

1947-10-16

David Zucker, Milwaukee WI, director (Airplane, Naked Gun, Top Secret)

1947-11-06

Edward Yang, director (Tewrrorizers)

1947-11-12

Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)

1947-11-25

Jonathan Kaplan, Paris France, director (Heart Like a Wheel)

1948-01-08

Gillies Mackinnon, director (Playboys)

1948-01-16

John Carpenter, Carthage NY, director (Halloween, The Thing)

1948-01-30

Nicholas Broomfield, director/editor (Dark Obsession, Heidi Fleiss)

1948-02-23

Bill Alexander, theatre director

1948-02-28

Mike Figgis, English director

1948-03-29

Bud Cort, New Rochelle NY, actor/director (Electric Dreams, M*A*S*H)

1948-05-18

Felix MH Troch, Flemish actor/director (Gekkenbriefje)

1948-05-20

John Amiel, director (Queen of Hearts, Tune in Tomorrow)

1948-06-02

Albert Innaurato, Phila, playwright/director (Age in Soho)

1948-06-13

Joe Roth, American executive, producer and film director

1948-06-21

Joey Molland, Badfinger: Director's Cut

1948-07-28

Sergei Bodrov, Khabarovsk Russia, director (Katala, Somebody to Love)

1948-07-28

Gerald Casale, american musician and director (founding member of Devo)

1948-08-11

Don Boyd, director (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock)

1948-09-10

Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born director

1948-09-19

Mihai Timofti, Director, actor, musician from Moldova-Chisinau

1948-09-27

Michael Houlihan, director (Horniman Museum & Gardens)

1948-11-09

Bille August, director (Best Intentions, Twist & Shout)

1948-11-16

Aline Issermann, director (Amant Magnifiquew)

1948-11-28

Agnieszka Holland, Warsaw Poland, actress/director (Europa Europa)

1948-12-09

Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)

1949-01-10

James Lapine, American stage director

1949-01-12

Wayne Wang, director (Chan is Missing, Slamdance)

1949-01-14

Lawrence Kasdan, Miami FL, director/writer (Accidental Tourist)

1949-01-26

Paul Nurse, dr/director-general elect (Imperial Cancer Research Fund)

1949-03-22

D Watson, director (Brighton U)

1949-03-30

Leslie Joan Corn, theatre producer/director/writer

1949-05-07

Stuart Marshall, director (Desire)

1949-05-17

Timothy Cordy, British director (Town/Country Planning Association)

1949-08-01

Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV director/film-maker

1949-08-12

Anthony Akerman, South Africa, director

1949-10-04

Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director

1949-12-04

Russ Karel, director

1950-01-06

Louis Freeh, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

1950-01-13

John McNaughton, American film director

1950-01-18

John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Weird Science)

1950-02-18

John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller)

1950-02-25

Neil Jordan, director (Crying Game)

1950-03-11

Jerry Zucker, Milwaukee WI, director (Airplane, Naked Gun)

1950-04-06

Geoffrey Ammer, In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands

1950-04-26

Peter Schaufuss, director of ballet (Deutsche Opera Berlin)

1950-04-29

Phillip Noyce, Australian film director

1950-06-06

Chantal Akerman, actor/director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle)

1950-07-24

Goutam Ghose, director (Patang, Voyage Beyond, Paar)

1950-08-03

John Landis, Chicago IL, director (Animal House, Michael Jackson's Thriller video)

1950-08-09

Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor/director (Love Potion)

1950-08-13

Andre van de Berg, actor/director (Transport)

1950-10-10

Peter Jan Rens, Dutch actor/director (Mister Cactus, Passion)

1950-12-18

Gillian Armstrong, Melbourne Aust, director (High Tide, Mrs Soffel)

1951-03-23

Lis Howell, director of programs (GMTV)

1951-05-14

Robert Zemeckis, American film director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future)

1951-08-08

Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director

1951-09-25

Pedro Almodovar, Spain, director/screenwriter (Kika, Matador)

1951-11-14

Zhang Yimou, Chinese film director

1951-11-27

Kathryn Bigelow, San Carlos, California, American director, producer and writer (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty)

1952-04-30

Jacques Audiard, French film director

1952-06-21

Kôichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director

1952-07-24

Gus Van Sant, American film director

1952-08-12

Chen Kaige, Chinese film director

1952-10-05

Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)

1952-10-08

Edward Zwick, American film director

1952-10-27

Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor

1952-11-29

Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Nothing But Lies, Elsa)

1952-12-11

Susan Seidelman, director (Desperately Seeking Susan)

1952-12-15

Julie Taymor, American director

1953-01-05

George Tenet, American CIA director

1953-01-22

Jim Jarmusch, American director

1953-01-25

Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)

1953-03-04

Scott Hicks, Ugandan-born film director

1953-03-10

Paul Haggis, Canadian film director

1953-04-01

Barry Sonnenfeld, New York City New York, director (Get Shorty, Men in Black)

1953-04-25

Ron Clements, American animation director

1953-06-20

Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)

1953-07-29

Ken Burns [Kenneth Lauren], Brooklyn, New York, American director and documentary film producer (The Civil War, Baseball)

1953-08-08

Don Most, Brooklyn, New York, American actor and director (Ralph Malph-Happy Days)

1953-08-19

Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer

1953-09-03

Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director

1953-09-29

Jean-Claude Lauzon, Montreal, director/writer (Leola, Night Zoo)

1953-11-08

John Musker, American animation director

1953-12-09

John Malkovich, Christopher Ill, actor/director (Killing Fields)

1953-12-10

Jack Scalia, actor/director (Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force)

1954-01-06

Anthony Minghella, director (English Patient)

1954-01-19

Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director

1954-03-01

Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)

1954-03-26

Piers Gardner, director (Brit Institute of Intl & Comparative Law)

1954-04-30

Jane Campion, New Zealand film director

1954-05-07

Amy Heckerling, American director

1954-08-08

Ivan Kovatchev, Director na vodopad

1954-08-16

James Cameron, Kapuskasing Ontario, writer/director (True Lies, Titanic)

1954-10-23

Ang Lee, Taiwanese-born American director (The Wedding Banquet, Brokeback Mountain)

1954-11-08

Michael D. Brown, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency director

1954-12-15

Alex Cox, director (Repo Man)

1955-02-27

Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director

1955-03-10

Juliusz Machulski, Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)

1955-03-16

Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director

1955-06-23

Maggie Greenwald, American film director and writer

1955-08-07

Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director

1955-08-13

Paul Greengrass, English film director

1955-09-21

Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director

1955-10-18

David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter

1955-11-09

Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director

1955-11-10

Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director

1955-12-25

Claus Strigel, director (Obituary for the Automobile, Act of God)

1956-04-03

Boris Miljkovic, Serbian director

1956-04-30

Lars von Trier, Danish film director

1956-06-02

Mani Ratnam, Indian film director, screenwriter and producer

1956-06-14

Sam Irvin, American director and producer

1956-09-11

Tony Gilroy, American screenwriter and director

1956-10-20

Danny Boyle, English film director

1956-11-03

Gary Ross, American film director

1956-12-03

Hart Bochner, Los Angeles CA, actor/director (Rich & Famous)

1956-12-17

Peter Farrelly, American film director

1956-12-29

Dolf de Vries, Dutch musical/director/arranger (Josephine)

1957-01-12

John Lasseter, American animation director

1957-03-20

Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], Atlanta, Florida, American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)

1957-04-04

Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director

1957-05-05

Peter Howitt, British actor and film director

1957-05-13

Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer

1957-06-01

Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director

1957-07-07

Jonathan Dayton, American film director

1957-07-13

Cameron Crowe, director (Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

1957-07-23

Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (d. 2004)

1957-08-16

Laura Innes, Pontiac, Michigan, American actress and director (ER, The Event)

1957-09-11

Brad Bird, American director and animator

1957-10-08

Joe Castiglione, American college athletic director

1957-10-12

Kristen Bjorn, British film director

1957-10-15

Mira Nair, Indian director

1957-10-15

Stacy Peralta, American director

1957-11-15

Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director

1957-12-19

Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)

1957-12-19

John Gulager, American film director

1958-02-03

Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)

1958-03-29

Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England

1958-03-29

Victor Salva, American film director

1958-04-30

Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter

1958-05-21

Jefery Levy, American television director

1958-06-17

Bobby Farrelly, American film director

1958-06-22

Bruce Campbell, Birmingham, Michigan, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II)

1958-07-17

Wong Kar-wai, Chinese film director

1958-08-03

Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director

1958-08-20

Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter

1958-08-25

Tim Burton, Burbank California, American film director (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands)

1958-09-10

Chris Columbus, writer/director (Mrs Doubtfire, Nine Months)

1958-10-20

Valerie Faris, American film director

1958-11-10

Stephen Herek, American film director

1959-01-06

John Singleton, Los Angeles California, director (Boyz n The Hood)

1959-03-15

Renny Harlin, Finnish film director

1959-03-18

Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director

1959-04-02

Yves Lavandier, French film director

1959-04-15

Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director

1959-04-16

Scott McKinsey, American television director

1959-04-30

Paul Gross, Calgary Alberta, Canadian actor, director, and writer

1959-05-02

Alan Best, Canadian animation director and producer

1959-05-21

Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director

1959-05-26

Ole Bornedal, Danish film director, actor and producer

1959-10-15

Todd Solondz, American film director

1959-10-18

Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter

1959-11-03

Hal Hartley, American film director and writer

1959-12-26

Koji Morimoto, Japanese animated film director

1960-01-15

Kelly Asbury, American director and actor

1960-03-11

Christophe Gans, French film director

1960-03-15

Chris Sanders, American animator and director

1960-05-07

Adam Bernstein, American music video/television director

1960-05-15

Rob Bowman, American film director

1960-05-22

Hideaki Anno, Japanese director

1960-06-24

Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director

1960-07-19

Atom Egoyan, Cairo Egypt, director (Adjuster, Next of Kin)

1960-07-28

Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director

1960-08-04

Bernard Rose, English director

1960-08-23

Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)

1960-10-17

Rob Marshall, American director

1960-10-31

Arnaud Desplechin, French film director

1960-11-11

Stanley Tucci, American actor and director

1960-11-22

Léos Carax, French film director

1960-12-10

Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, actor/director (High Season, Dead Again)

1960-12-14

James Comey, The Director/The War on Leaks/Public Enemy

1961-01-02

Todd Haynes, American film director

1961-01-15

Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director

1961-01-17

Brian Helgeland, American writer and film director

1961-02-10

Alexander Payne, American film director

1961-04-11

Vincent Gallo, Buffalo, New York, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny)

1961-05-08

David Winning, Canadian film director

1961-05-19

Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director

1961-05-26

Tarsem Singh, Indian film director

1961-07-19

Campbell Scott, New York City, New York, American actor/director/producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night)

1961-07-19

Hideo Nakata, Japanese film director

1961-07-19

Benoît Mariage, Belgian film director

1961-08-13

Chad Brown, Commentators Week: Director's Cut

1961-10-31

Peter Jackson, Pukerua Bay, New Zealand, film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003)

1961-11-12

Jonathan Nossiter, American film director

1961-11-27

Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian

1961-11-28

Alfonso Cuarón, Mexican film director

1961-12-15

Reginald Hudlin, director (House Party)

1962-01-05

Joel Wyner, actor/director (Lyle Springer-Sirens, Listen, Club)

1962-01-27

Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer

1962-01-31

Sophie Muller, Music video director

1962-02-17

Samuel Bayer, American music video director

1962-03-06

Valerie French, American animatronics art director

1962-03-11

Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer

1962-03-20

Stephen Sommers, American film director

1962-05-02

Stephen Daldry, English film director

1962-05-27

Steven Brill, American film writer and director

1962-08-28

David Fincher, American music video and film director

1962-09-02

Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director

1962-09-17

Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director

1962-10-02

Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director

1962-12-23

Kang Je-gyu, South Korean film director

1963-01-12

François Girard, French-Canadian film director and screenwriter

1963-01-14

Steven Soderbergh, Atlanta, Georgia, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic)

1963-02-05

Steven Shainberg, American film director

1963-02-23

Reza Abdoh, theatre director

1963-03-27

Quentin Tarantino, director/screenwriter (Pulp Fiction)

1963-04-02

Karl Beattie, English television director and producer

1963-08-08

Jon Turteltaub, American director

1963-08-15

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director

1963-08-17

S. Shankar, Indian film director.

1963-08-24

Hideo Kojima, Japanese video game director

1963-09-08

Brad Silberling, American television and film director

1963-10-12

Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime director

1963-10-26

Ted Demme, American film and television director (d. 2002)

1963-11-23

Joe Ahearne, British television director

1963-12-27

Gaspar Noé, Argentinian-born director

1964-02-24

Todd Field, American actor and film director

1964-03-16

Gore Verbinski, American movie director

1964-04-18

Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director

1964-04-25

Wisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director

1964-04-28

Mark Steven Robinson, American director

1964-06-02

Caroline Link, German film director and screenwriter

1964-06-27

Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Dutch film producer and director

1964-07-30

Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-born American film director

1964-10-09

Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director

1964-10-30

Howard Lederer, Signature Week: Director's Cut

1964-11-29

Jennifer Harman, Love at First Raise: Director's Cut

1964-12-25

Tim Royes - Music Video Director and Editor

1965-01-04

Yvan Attal, French actor and director

1965-01-24

Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director

1965-02-17

Michael Bay, American film director

1965-02-22

Dean Karr, American director and photographer

1965-04-14

Tom Dey, American film director

1965-04-16

Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong actor and director

1965-05-23

Tom Tykwer, German film director

1965-05-24

Shinichiro Watanabe, Japanese anime director

1965-06-21

Larry Wachowski, film director

1965-06-22

Uwe Boll, German film director

1965-07-17

Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor

1965-07-24

Doug Liman, American film director

1965-07-31

Julian Richards, British film director

1965-08-01

Sam Mendes, British stage and film director

1965-08-19

Maria de Medeiros, Portuguese actress and director

1965-08-23

Roger Avary, Canadian-born screenwriter, director, and producer

1965-09-06

John Polson, Australian actor and film director

1965-09-17

Bryan Singer, American director

1965-12-04

Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director

1965-9-17

Yuji Naka, Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut

1966-02-02

D. C. Douglas, American actor and director

1966-02-03

Frank Coraci, American film director

1966-02-18

Guy Ferland, American television director

1966-03-04

Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], Leeds, English independent film director director

1966-04-06

Young Man Kang, South Korean film director

1966-05-01

Johnny Colt, The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui

1966-06-16

Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (d. 2006)

1966-06-24

Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (d. 2006)

1966-09-05

Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director

1966-09-28

Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director

1966-12-04

Chris Shepherd, English film director

1966-12-08

Jeff Tremaine, American television and film director

1967-01-01

Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director

1967-01-25

Mark Bamford, American writer/director

1967-05-20

Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director

1967-06-12

Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and writer

1967-06-24

Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director

1967-08-08

Lee Unkrich, American director and film editor

1967-09-08

Kimberly Peirce, American film director

1967-10-28

Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director

1967-11-15

François Ozon, French film director

1967-12-29

Andy Wachowski, American director

1968-01-06

John Singleton, director/screenwriter (Boyz in the Hood)

1968-01-29

Edward Burns, Queens, New York, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan)

1968-03-29

Dee Luong, Ladies' Week: Director's Cut

1968-04-01

Andreas Schnaas, German horror film director

1968-04-04

Jennifer Lynch, American director

1968-05-26

Fernando León de Aranoa, Spanish film director

1968-07-20

Robert Rodriguez, director (El Mariachi, Desperado)

1968-07-24

Malcolm Ingram, Canadian director

1968-08-09

Joseph McGinty Nichol, American film producer and director

1968-08-10

Peter Docter, American film director

1968-09-10

Guy Ritchie, British film director

1968-09-11

Paul Mayeda Berges, American film writer and director

1968-09-16

Walt Becker, American director and writer

1968-12-01

Justin Chadwick, British actor and director

1969-01-17

Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer and director

1969-02-12

Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer

1969-03-28

Brett Ratner, American film director

1969-05-01

Wes Anderson, American director and writer

1969-05-18

Layne Flack, World Series Legends: Director's Cut

1969-06-08

Marcos Siega, American director

1969-08-25

Jamie Gold, Golden Men Week: Director's Cut

1969-09-03

Noah Baumbach, Brooklyn, New York, writer, director and independent film maker (The Squid and the Whale)

1969-09-15

Jeffrey Schwarz, American film director/producer

1969-10-22

Spike Jonze, American director and film producer

1969-12-05

Morgan J. Freeman, American film director

1970-02-27

Matthias Lechner, German art director

1970-03-13

Tim Story, American film director

1970-03-26

Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright and film director

1970-05-23

Nanette Burstein, American director/producer

1970-06-18

Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director

1970-07-16

Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director

1970-07-30

Christopher Nolan, English film director

1970-08-02

Kevin Smith, director (Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Clerks)

1970-08-06

M. Night Shyamalan, Indian/American film director

1970-11-07

Morgan Spurlock, American director and producer

1970-12-15

Michael Shanks, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian actor and director (Stargate)

1970-9-17

Jean-Robert Bellande, Hecklers Week: Director's Cut

1971-01-09

Yusuke Naora, Japanese game art director

1971-01-13

John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director

1971-03-04

Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor

1971-03-07

Matthew Vaughn, British producer and director

1971-05-14

Sofia Coppola, American director

1971-09-08

David Arquette, Winchester, Virginia, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell)

1971-10-14

Daniel F. Scherl, How to Be a Director: 10 Easy Steps to Fortune and Fame

1971-11-08

Carlos Atanes, Spanish film director

1971-11-30

Clonie Gowen, Ladies' Week: Director's Cut

1971-12-26

Jonathan M. Parisen, American film director

1972-03-31

Alejandro Amenábar, Spanish film director

1972-04-18

Eli Roth, American film director

1972-06-02

Simon Staho, Danish film director

1972-06-10

Steven Fischer, American film producer and director

1972-07-19

Adriaan J Zoetmulder, author/director (Eindhovens Newspaper)

1972-08-15

Chris Morrissey, American film director/actor

1972-10-07

Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director

1972-9-04

Lance Bangs, The Work of Director Michel Gondry

1973-01-04

Harmony Korine, American film director and artist

1973-03-04

Len Wiseman, American director

1973-04-10

Guillaume Canet, French actor and film director

1973-05-02

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, German film director and screenwriter

1973-05-14

Anais Granofsky, Canadian actress and director

1973-06-09

Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director

1973-06-17

Louis Leterrier, French film director

1973-07-03

Johnny Terris, Canadian actor and director

1973-08-25

Fatih Akin, Turkish-German film director

1973-09-14

Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director

1973-12-15

Ryu Seung-wan, South Korean actor and director

1974-01-09

Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.

1974-01-25

Robert Budreau, Canadian film director

1974-03-31

Benjamin Eicher, Swiss film director

1974-04-03

Joe Jeffrey, Director's Cut

1974-04-16

Xu Jinglei, Chinese actress, singer and director

1974-04-18

Edgar Wright, British director

1974-04-24

Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer

1974-06-25

Nisha Ganatra, Canadian film director

1974-10-18

Maureen Egan, Playback Director's Series: The Music Videos of Maureen Egan & Matthew Barry

1974-12-10

Meg White, The Work of Director Michel Gondry

1975-03-28

Richard Kelly, American film director

1975-03-31

Adam Green, American film director

1975-05-13

Andrés Bretones Villuendas, El montaje del director

1975-06-13

Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director

1975-09-26

Jake Paltrow, American film director, brother of Gwyneth Paltrow

1975-9-14

Evelyn Ng, Ladies' Week: Director's Cut

1976-03-15

Katherine Brooks, American television director

1976-07-14

Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film director and screenwriter

1976-11-08

Colin Strause, American director

1976-12-22

Brian A. Alexander, American screenwriter and director

1977-02-27

James Wan, Australian film director

1977-07-06

Craig Handley, British film director

1977-10-17

Bryan Bertino, American film director and screenwriter

1977-11-13

Kim Director, Inside Man

1978-03-17

Adam Jennings, British actor, producer and film director

1978-08-07

Alexandre Aja, French director

1978-9-02

C.M. Byerly, The Broke Director

1979-01-11

Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director

1979-07-18

Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter

1979-08-14

Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director

1979-12-11

Rider Strong, San Francisco, California, American actor, writer and director (Boy Meets World)

1980-06-04

Jason Director, The Great Marcusio

1980-08-08

Michael Urie, American actor and director

1980-10-31

Alondra de la Parra, Mexican founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas

1980-11-21

Alec Brownstein, American author, director

1981-07-14

Cristina M. Lynch, I Am a Director

1981-07-26

Abe Forsythe, Australian actor/director

1981-09-02

Fariborz Kamkari, Iranian film director/producer

1982-03-12

Carlos Landazuri, Secare, Director's Cut

1982-06-24

Mark Penney, Canadian film director

1982-12-20

Natalia Represa, Secare, Director's Cut

1982-12-23

Shaun Martindale, The Director's Cut

1983-03-19

Ana Rezende, Brazilian film director and musician (CSS)

1984-02-25

Logan Leistikow, American director and actor

1986-04-20

Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (d. 2003)

1986-11-18

Daniel C. Lechok, Splatter Movie: The Director's Cut

1988-06-24

Curt Mega, Director Ben

1991-07-27

Daniel Karpel, The Director

Director - Notable Weddings

D. W. GriffithMar 14, 1906

John FordJul 3, 1920

Marlene DietrichMay 17, 1923

Alfred HitchcockDec 2, 1926

Mary AstorFeb 26, 1928

Victor FlemingSep 26, 1933

William CaseyFeb 22, 1941

Orson WellesSep 7, 1943

Federico FelliniOct 30, 1943

Akira KurosawaMay 21, 1945

Stanley KubrickMay 28, 1948

Agnes MooreheadFeb 14, 1953

Elizabeth MontgomeryOct 26, 1963

Mel BrooksAug 5, 1964

Martin ScorseseMay 15, 1965

Jane FondaAug 14, 1965

Raquel WelchFeb 14, 1967

Sharon TateJan 20, 1968

Julie AndrewsNov 12, 1969

Ingmar BergmanNov 11, 1971

Carl BernsteinApr 14, 1976

John CarpenterJan 1, 1979

Isabella RosselliniSep 29, 1979

Philippe de BrocaAug 6, 1983

Tim BurtonFeb 24, 1989

Kathryn BigelowAug 17, 1989

George ClooneyDec 15, 1989

Clint EastwoodMar 31, 1996

Judy GarlandSep 4, 1996

James CameronJul 26, 1997

Kate WinsletNov 22, 1998

Courteney CoxJun 12, 1999

MadonnaDec 22, 2000

Leni RiefenstahlAug 22, 2003

Julianne MooreAug 23, 2003

Jennifer GarnerJun 29, 2005

Robert RedfordJul 11, 2009

Milla JovovichAug 22, 2009

Louis TherouxJul 7, 2012

Director - Weddings
Date Event
1906-03-14

Film director D. W. Griffith (31) weds Linda Arvidson (21) at Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts

1920-07-03

Film director John Ford (26) weds Mary Smith (25)

1923-05-17

Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

1926-12-02

Film director/producer Alfred Hitchcock (27) weds director Alma Reville (27) at Brompton Oratory in London

1928-02-26

Actress Mary Astor (21) weds director Kenneth Hawks (30) at her family home in Moorcrest

1932-08-03

Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director Otto Preminger (26) weds Marion Mill

1932-12-05

"East of Eden" director Elia Kazan (23) weds playwright Molly Day Thatcher (25)

1933-09-26

Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson

1936-03-02

Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)

1936-09-12

"first Irish movie star" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (25) weds film director John Farrow (32)

1940-09-25

"Sullivan's Travels" actress Veronica Lake (18) weds American motion picture art director and set designer John S. Detlie (31)

1941-02-22

CIA Director William Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz

1943-09-07

"Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28)

1943-10-30

Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina

1945-05-21

Director Akira Kurosawa (35) weds actress Yoko Yaguchi (23)

1948-05-28

Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz

1953-02-14

Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor/film director Robert Gist (35)

1955-01-15

Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)

1956-08-27

Socialite Gloria Vanderbilt (32) weds "12 Angry Men" director Sidney Lumet (32)

1958-04-14

Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)

1963-10-26

Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas

1963-11-23

"12 Angry Men" director Sidney Lumet (39) weds Lena Horne's daughter Gail Jones

1964-08-05

Film director Mel Brooks (38) weds actress Anne Bancroft (32) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau

1964-09-24

Actress Jayne Mansfield (31) weds film producer and director Matt Cimber in Mulege, Baja California Sur, Mexico

1965-05-15

Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York

1965-08-14

Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director/producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas

1967-02-14

Actress Raquel Welch (26) weds director Patrick Curtis in Paris

1968-01-20

Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor/director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London

1969-11-12

Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills

1970-10-31

"Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico

1971-11-11

Swedish director and writer Ingmar Bergman (53) weds actress Ingrid von Rosen (41)

1975-06-07

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (21) weds Cheryl Alley (21) at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank, California

1975-12-30

Director Martin Scorsese (33) weds teacher and author Julia Cameron (27) in Libertyville, Illinois

1976-04-14

The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

1978-11-04

"The Nanny" actress Fran Drescher (20) weds writer and director Peter Marc Jacobson (20)

1979-01-01

Film director John Carpenter (30) weds actress Adrienne Barbeau (33)

1979-09-29

Actress Isabella Rossellini (27) weds director Martin Scorsese (36)

1983-08-06

Film director Philippe de Broca (50) weds actress Margot Kidder (34) in France

1985-02-08

Director Martin Scorsese (42) weds producer Barbara De Fina (35)

1986-07-27

"Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)

1989-02-24

Film director Tim Burton (30) weds photographer Lena Gieseke

1989-08-17

Director Kathryn Bigelow (26) weds fellow director James Cameron (24)

1989-12-15

Actor and director George Clooney (28) weds actress Talia Balsam (30) in Las Vegas

1990-12-01

Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King

1992-06-15

Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford

1993-04-17

"The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)

1995-09-30

"Judging Amy" actress Amy Brenneman (31) weds TV and film director Brad Silberling (32)

1996-01-27

"ER" TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware

1996-03-31

Actor and director Clint Eastwood (65) weds news anchor Dina Ruiz (30) in Las Vegas

1996-05-18

NFL Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly (36) weds former marketing director Jill Waggoner (27) at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in suburban Buffalo

1996-09-04

Judy Garland's daughter Lorna Luft (44) weds musician and musical director Colin Freeman (30) at Highclere Castle in Hampshire, United Kingdom

1996-11-23

Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton

1996-12-30

"The Last Emperor" Chinese actress Vivian Wu (30) weds producer-director Oscar Costo (43) in Shanghai, China

1997-07-26

Director James Cameron (42) weds actress Linda Hamilton (40) in Malibu, California

1997-07-28

Two-time Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton (38) weds documentary director Timothy Delarm (35) in Las Vegas

1997-12-31

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren (52) weds The Devil's Advocate director Taylor Hackford (53) at the Ardersier Parish Church near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands

1998-11-22

"Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

1999-06-12

Actor and film director David Arquette (27) weds "Friends" actress Courteney Cox (34) at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California

1999-07-22

Director Martin Scorsese (56) weds Helen Morris in New York

1999-09-11

Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel

2000-05-20

"Benny and Joon" actress Mary Stuart Masterson (33) weds film director Damon Santostefano

2000-06-04

"Titanic" producer-director James Cameron (45) weds actress Suzy Amis (38) in Malibu, California

2000-11-24

Actor, screenwriter and director Jon Favreau (34) weds physician Joya Tillem (30) in Sonoma, California

2000-12-22

Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

2001-01-20

"Fast Lane" actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California

2001-10-14

Actor Breckin Meyer (27) weds "Can't Hardly Wait" director Deborah Kaplan in Malibu

2003-05-10

"Ocean's Eleven" director and producer Steven Soderbergh (40) weds former fashion model Jules Asner (35) in Manhattan, New York

2003-05-18

Actress Rena Sofer (34) weds director and producer Sanford Bookstaver (29) in Malibu, California

2003-05-24

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

2003-05-24

Actor and film director Kenneth Branagh (42) weds film art director Lindsay Brunnock in a secret ceremony

2003-06-07

"Sidewalks of New York" actor-director Edward Burns (34) weds Calvin Klein model Christy Turlington (32) at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in San Francisco, California

2003-08-22

Film director Leni Riefenstahl (101) weds cinematographer Horst Kettner (59)

2003-08-23

"The Hours" actress Julianne Moore (42) weds "The Myth of Fingerprints" director Bart Freundlich (33) in New York

2004-05-09

"Underworld" director Len Wiseman (31) weds actress Kate Beckinsale (30) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

2005-06-29

American actress Jennifer Garner (33) weds actor and film director Ben Affleck (32) at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos Islands

2005-09-02

"Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (43) weds director and writer Noah Baumbach (36) in Los Angeles

2006-03-18

Television star Adita Wahi weds director Ameet Sawant in New Delhi

2006-04-08

Former Miss USA and "Eve" actress Ali Landry (32) weds film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde (28) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2006-04-08

Two-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Spanish gypsy singer Rosario Flores (42) weds "Kingdom of Heaven" first assistant director Pedro Lazaga on a small village Canos de Meca in Cadiz, Spain

2006-04-29

"The O.C." actress Amanda Righetti (23) weds film director and writer Jordan Alan in Oahu, Hawaii

2006-07-06

"National Treasure" director Jon Turteltaub (42) weds co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation Amy Eldon at Saddlerock Ranch and Vineyard in Malibu, California

2007-03-09

Actor-director Prem (28) weds actress Rakshita (23) at Raja Rajeshwarinagar in Bangalore

2007-03-10

Brazilian singer-actress Tania Mara (24) weds director Jayme Monjardim (50) at Chapel of Sao Jose das Botas on the grounds of Hotel Fazenda Florenca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2007-05-05

Actress and singer Brittany Murphy (29) weds writer and director Simon Monjack (37) at their home in Los Angeles City

2007-11-23

Actress and model Jaime King (28) weds director Kyle Newman (31) at Greystone Park and Manor in Los Angeles

2009-05-09

"The O.C." actress Autumn Reeser (28) weds writer-director Jesse Warren (31) under a 200-year old oak tree at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, California

2009-07-11

Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

2009-08-22

Actress and model Milla Jovovich (36) weds film director Paul W. S. Anderson (47) in Beverly Hills, California

2010-08-21

Actor and director Stephen Moyer (41) weds actress Anna Paquin (28) at a private estate in Malibu

2011-06-27

Actress America Ferrera (28) weds actor and director Ryan Piers Williams (31) in New York

2012-06-21

Actor Aaron Johnson (22) weds film director and artist Sam Taylor Wood (45) in Somerset

2012-07-07

Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux (42) weds TV director Nancy Strang (37)

2013-01-19

Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds director of strategic planning on the National Security Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island

2013-02-16

"Devious Maids" actress Dania Ramirez (33) weds director Bev Land on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

2013-04-24

Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

2013-08-31

"Blue Crush" actress Kate Bosworth (30) weds director Michael Polish (42) in Philipsburg, Montana

2013-12-21

Actress and model Teresa Palmer (27) weds actor/director Mark Webber (33) in Mexico

Director - Notable Divorces

D. W. GriffithMar 2, 1936

Agnes MooreheadMar 11, 1958

Elizabeth MontgomeryOct 10, 1974

Martin ScorseseJan 19, 1977

John CarpenterSep 14, 1984

James CameronDec 16, 1999

Kate WinsletDec 13, 2001

MadonnaDec 15, 2008

robin wrightJul 22, 2010

Director - Divorces
Date Event
1936-03-02

Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage

1947-11-01

Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage

1958-03-11

Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor/film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage

1970-11-08

"Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married

1974-10-10

Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage

1977-01-19

Director Martin Scorsese (34) divorces Julia Cameron (28) after 1 year of marriage

1982-11-01

Director Martin Scorsese (39) divorces Isabella Rossellini (30) after 3 years of marriage

1984-09-14

Film director John Carpenter (36) divorces actress Adrienne Barbeau (39) after 5 years of marriage

1991-10-05

Director Martin Scorsese (48) divorces producer Barbara De Fina (41) after 6 years of marriage

1993-08-11

Director Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth

1999-12-16

Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

2000-05-25

Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage

2001-12-13

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage

2006-12-22

"Grey's Anatomy" actress Sandra Oh (35) divorces Oscar-winning Sideways director Alexander Payne (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

2008-12-15

Pop singer Madonna (50) divorces film director Guy Ritchie (40) due to unreasonable behavior after almost 8 years of marriage

2010-01-14

"Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending

2010-07-22

"The Princess Bride" actress robin wright (44) divorces actor-director Sean Penn (49) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

2010-12-08

"Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage

Director - Notable Deaths

D.W. GriffithJul 23, 1948

Victor FlemingJan 26, 1949

J. Edgar HooverMay 2, 1972

John FordAug 31, 1973

HitchcockApr 29, 1980

William J CaseyMay 6, 1987

Federico FelliniOct 31, 1993

Akira KurosawaSep 6, 1998

Stanley KubrickMar 7, 1999

Leni RiefenstahlSep 8, 2003

Philippe de BrocaNov 26, 2004

Ingmar BergmanJul 30, 2007

Director - Deaths
Date Event
1692-01-19

John Commelin, director of Hortus Botanist (Amsterdam), dies at 62

1714-06-28

Cornelis Chastelein, colonial director, dies at 56

1771-11-13

Conrad E Ackermann, German actor/theater director, dies at 61

1779-01-20

John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71

1802-06-28

Johann J Angel, German author/director, dies at 60

1823-02-26

John P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies at 66

1827-11-24

Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/colonial director, dies at 54

1838-01-23

Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67

1841-01-03

Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch (Official) Gazette, dies at 82

1856-10-29

Carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68

1887-01-07

Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74

1892-07-18

Thomas Cook, English tour director (Thomas Cook & Son), dies at 83

1894-02-25

James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51

1895-08-24

John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74

1900-12-14

Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46

1902-05-03

David R Capriles, Curacaos director of psychiatric, dies at 64

1909-12-24

Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80

1917-07-02

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, English actor/director (Hamlet), dies

1922-02-01

William Desmond Taylor, director/actor (Broken Coin), dies at 49

1922-05-29

Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian/Russian actor/director, dies at 39

1923-04-09

Mauritius H Binger, director/producer (Living Ladder), dies

1924-11-19

Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)

1926-11-01

Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72

1928-11-08

Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Streets of sin), dies at 45

1930-02-23

Mabel Normand, actress/director (Extra Girl), dies at 35

1930-10-24

Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor/director (Dr Faustus), dies at 26

1931-03-11

F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888)

1935-03-10

Barend Barendse, actor/director (Broken Lives), dies at 82

1936-06-17

Kenneth Loach, TV director (Singing the Blues in Red), dies

1936-07-20

Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general/high director, dies

1938-08-07

Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75

1939-01-09

Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72

1939-09-05

Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67

1939-12-19

Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (The White), dies at 57

1940-05-25

Joe De Grasse, American film director (b. 1873)

1940-07-20

Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide

1941-02-24

Oskar Loerke, German director (Longest Day-1926), dies at 56

1941-09-06

Hugo Loudon, president-director (Royal Oil), dies at 81

1942-11-11

Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company), dies at 58

1942-12-13

Wlodimir Ledochowski, Polish-Austrian director of the Society of Jesus (b. 1866)

1943-04-25

Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright/director, dies

1943-07-01

Auguste Reitsma, Dutch resistance fighter (census director), executed

1943-10-31

Max Reinhardt, German film director (b. 1873)

1944-03-01

... Formans, director Milos Formans mother, dies in Auschwitz

1944-03-18

Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79

1944-12-22

Harry Langdon, US comic/director (Heart Trouble), dies at 60

1945-03-04

Mark Sandrich, American film director, writer and producer (b. 1900)

1946-02-08

Miles Mander, actor/director (Murder, 3 Musketeers), dies at 57

1946-11-23

Fawzi Husseini, Arabic High Director for Palestine, murdered

1947-02-03

Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74

1947-09-21

Harry Carey Sr, actor/director (Red River, Sundown), dies at 69

1947-11-30

Earnest Lubitsch, actor/director (Anna Boleyn, Ninotchka), dies

1948-02-10

Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), dies at 50

1948-02-11

Sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50

1948-05-24

Jacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (b. 1885)

1948-07-23

D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73

1948-09-13

Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Golem, Svengali), dies at 73

1948-11-23

Stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71

1949-01-26

Victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65

1949-09-22

Sam Wood, US communist fighter/director (Night at Opera), dies at 66

1951-04-04

Al Christie, Canadian film director and producer (b. 1881)

1951-10-29

De Raymond, French High Director of Cambodia, murdered

1952-03-11

Pierre Renoir, French stage and film actor and director (b. 1885)

1953-04-02

Jean Epstein, French director (Vive la Vie), dies at 56

1954-07-06

Dirk Verbeek, actor/director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70

1955-07-10

Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies

1955-11-15

Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65

1955-11-27

William Nigh, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong), dies at 74

1956-05-11

Walter S Adams, US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79

1956-08-24

Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director (b. 1898)

1957-03-25

Max Ophüls, German director and writer (b. 1902)

1957-07-24

Sacha Guitry, actor/playwright/director (Lovers & Thieves), dies at 72

1958-08-21

Walter Schumann, choral director (Ford Show), dies at 44

1958-10-12

Gordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1907)

1959-01-21

Cecil B. DeMille, American director (b. 1881)

1959-04-18

Irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70

1959-06-04

Charles Vidor, director (Gilda, Farewell to Arms), dies at 58

1959-07-14

Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director, dies at 79

1959-08-06

Preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60

1959-09-17

Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39

1960-04-18

Emory Johnson, director (Phantom Express, Shield of Honor), dies at 66

1960-07-26

Cedric Gibbons, American art director (b. 1893)

1960-08-10

Frank Lloyd, director (Berkeley Square, Blood on the Sun), dies at 72

1960-09-04

Alfred E Green, director (Copacabana), dies after long illness at 71

1960-11-05

Mack Sennett, director/producer (Keystone Cops), dies

1961-02-11

Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director (Pygmalion), dies at 82

1961-03-06

Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director of Tivoli, dies at 59

1961-04-02

August Defresne, Dutch director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67

1961-04-27

Roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67

1961-06-02

Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70

1961-08-11

Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian writer actor and director (b. 1910)

1961-09-17

Simon Delmonte, actor/director (Bleke Bet), dies at 68

1962-04-10

Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-born director (b. 1886)

1962-06-19

Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69

1962-10-06

Tod Browning, American film director (b. 1880)

1963-01-02

Dick Powell, actor/director (Dick Powell Theater), dies at 58

1963-01-27

John Farrow, actor/director (Botany Bay), dies at 58

1963-09-03

Cruys Voorbergh, actor/director (Vliegende Hollander), dies at 64

1963-10-07

Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M), dies of internal hemorrhage at 63

1963-12-12

Yasujiro Ozu, Japanese film director (b. 1903)

1964-02-08

Tom Terriss, English director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), dies at 91

1964-06-14

[Hei]ko E Arnoldi, actor/director (3 Drops of Water), dies at 81

1964-11-14

Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85

1965-01-28

Johan Fiolet, Dutch actor/director, dies at 63

1965-05-15

Adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies

1966-01-17

Vincent J Donehue, director (Lonelyhearts), dies of Hodgkin's at 50

1966-02-18

Robert Rossen, American screenwriter, producer, and director (b. 1908)

1966-03-30

Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72

1966-10-17

Wieland Wagner, German opera director, dies

1967-02-15

Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor/director (It, Careers), dies at 79

1967-03-17

Frank Wisbar, director (Fireside Theater), dies at 67

1967-04-29

Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60

1967-05-08

Elmer Rice, NY playwright/director/novelist, dies at 74

1967-11-07

Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67

1967-12-03

Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director (Kritisch Theater), dies at 54

1968-02-20

Anthony Asquith, British director (Court Martial), dies at 65

1968-03-20

Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies

1968-03-24

Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (b. 1873)

1968-04-12

Heinrich Nordhoff, German automobile engineer and Volkswagen director (b. 1899)

1968-10-26

Erich Von Stroheim, actor/director (Napoleon), dies of cancer at 52

1968-12-01

Hugo Haas, actor/director (Bait, Pick Up), dies of asthma at 66

1969-01-30

Allan Welsh Dulles, US diplomat/director (CIA 1953-61), dies at 75

1969-04-18

Piotr F Scharoff, Russ/Italian actor/director (Chechov), dies at 82

1969-07-05

Leo McCarey, American film director (b. 1898)

1969-07-09

Rob de Vries, actor/director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51

1969-08-09

Robert Lehman, US multi-millionaire/director (Met Museum of Art), dies

1969-08-09

Voyteck Freykowski, US director, murdered

1969-09-19

Bert [Lambertus] Bakker, director Free Netherland/inventor, dies

1969-09-19

Rex Ingram, actor/director (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 73

1969-12-22

Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75

1970-03-23

Del Lord, Canadian director (b. 1894)

1970-06-02

Albert Lamorisse, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1922)

1971-02-11

Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria

1971-05-15

Tyrone Guthrie, English director, producer, and writer (b. 1900)

1971-06-02

Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye), dies at 66

1971-06-30

Herbert Biberman, Jewish American screenwriter and film director (b. 1900)

1971-07-07

Ub Iwerks, American artist, director, and cartoonist (b1901)

1971-09-22

Joseph Ford McGuinn, director, dies of heart attack at 67

1971-10-25

Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82

1971-10-26

Robert Gordon director/writer (Loveless), dies at 76

1971-11-16

Edward Sedgwick, director, dies of barbiturate overdose at 28

1971-12-07

Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90

1972-05-02

J. Edgar Hoover, first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72) dies at 77

1973-01-15

Coleman Francis, American film director (b. 1919)

1973-05-11

Grigory M Kosinzev, Russian director, dies

1973-05-21

George Breakstone, actor/director (Great Expectations), dies at 53

1973-05-29

P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)

1973-08-02

Jean-Pierre Melville, director (Bob Le Flambeur), dies at 57

1973-08-31

John Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78

1973-09-02

Carl Dudley, American film director (b. 1910)

1973-11-03

Marc Allégret, French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)

1974-05-25

Donald Crisp, actor/director (Beloved Brat, Dawn Patrol), dies at 91

1974-11-13

Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies

1974-11-17

Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87

1974-12-05

Pietro Germi, actor/director (Serafino, Climax), dies at 60

1975-01-01

Arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73

1975-01-23

Karel Paul van der Mandele, director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at 94

1975-03-08

George Stevens, US director (Swing Time, Gunga Din), dies at 70

1975-03-22

Paul Verhoeven, German director dies at 73

1975-04-18

Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet), chansonnier/director, dies at 38

1975-07-14

Madan Mohan, Hindi Film's Melodious Music director (b. 1924)

1975-11-01

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian poet/author/director, murdered at 53

1975-12-09

William A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79

1976-02-18

Joseph Henabery, actor/director (Cobra), dies at 88

1976-03-17

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, It director (Terra Diaeresis), dies at 69

1976-04-25

Carol Reed, director (Agony & Ecstasy), dies

1976-06-21

Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902)

1976-08-02

Fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85

1976-09-10

Dalton Trumbo, US writer/director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70

1976-09-24

Bruno VeSota, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54

1977-01-12

Henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69

1977-04-20

Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80

1977-04-28

Ricardo Cortez, American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76

1977-05-31

William Castle, American film director (b. 1914)

1977-06-03

Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906)

1977-07-19

John R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80

1977-11-24

Richard Carlson, actor/director (Little Foxes, Hunted), dies at 65

1977-12-26

Howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81

1978-12-10

Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54

1978-12-27

Bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62

1979-02-12

Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84

1979-02-13

Jean Renoir, actor/director (Rules of the Game), dies at 84

1979-06-11

August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85

1979-06-16

Nicholas Ray, American film director (b. 1911)

1979-09-26

John Cromwell, actor/director (Of Human Bondage), dies at 91

1980-04-29

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80

1980-05-02

George Pál, Hungarian-born film director (b. 1908)

1980-06-18

Terence Fisher, English film director (b. 1904)

1980-09-25

Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895)

1980-12-31

Raoul Walsh, US director (High Sierra), dies at about 88

1981-03-15

René Clair, French film director (b. 1898)

1981-06-16

Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered

1981-07-27

Billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies

1981-07-27

William Wyler, US director (Ben Hur), dies

1981-09-08

Roy Wilkins, longtime executive director of NAACP, dies at 80

1981-09-21

Nigel Patrick, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), dies at 68

1981-11-10

Abel Gance, french movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92

1981-12-20

Dimitris Rontiris, Greek actor and director (b. 1899)

1981-12-21

Allan Dwan, Canadian-born American director and screenwriter (b. 1885)

1981-12-28

Allan Dwan, Canadian-born film director (b. 1885)

1982-01-13

Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69

1982-03-18

Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60

1982-06-10

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director, dies of drug overdose at 36

1982-06-18

Roberto Calvi, director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself

1982-06-28

Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Sterren stralen overal), dies

1982-07-03

Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies aged 96

1982-07-21

Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58

1982-08-09

Aleksandr A Alekseyev, Russian director, dies

1982-08-23

Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Herr Puntila), dies at 85

1982-09-12

Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/director (Paul Vlaanderen), dies at 89

1982-10-08

Fernando Lamas, actor/director (Lost World), dies of cancer at 67

1982-10-18

Dwain Esper, American film director (b. 1892)

1982-11-01

King Vidor, director (War & Peace), dies at 88 of a heart ailment

1982-11-04

Jacques Tati[scheff], French mime/director, dies at 74

1982-11-05

Jacques Tati[scheff], French actor/director (Parade), dies at 74

1982-11-10

Elio Petri, Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53

1983-01-24

George Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83

1983-02-04

Reginald Denham, director/writer (Death at BC House), dies at 89

1983-06-21

Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (Tijl), dies at 87

1983-07-07

George Cukor, director (My Fair Lady), dies on 84th birthday

1983-07-29

Luis Buñuel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83

1983-11-08

Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure

1984-01-09

Wolfgang Staudte, German director (Ciske de Rat), dies at 77

1984-02-15

Leamon Hunt, US director-General in Sinai, killed by communists

1984-03-07

Paul Rotha, English director (b. 1907)

1984-04-23

August "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68

1984-06-22

Joseph Losey, director (Go-Between, M, Concrete Jungle), dies at 75

1984-09-09

Yilmaz Gueney, director (Yol, Arkadas, Baba, Agit), dies at 47

1984-10-31

Eduardo De Filippo, director (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), dies at 84

1984-12-11

George Waggner, director/writer, dies at 90

1984-12-28

Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59

1985-02-11

Henry Hathaway, actor/director (Nob Hill), dies of heart attack at 86

1985-04-24

Sergei Yutkevich, Russian director, (Otello, Banya), dies at 80

1985-12-26

Harold P. Warren, American movie director (d. 1928)

1986-01-20

Ursula Camm, The Director's Wife

1986-03-31

Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60

1986-05-24

Yakima Canutt, actor/director (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 91

1986-07-25

Vincente Minnelli, director (Gigi, Goodbye Charlie), dies in LA at 76

1986-08-06

Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82

1986-11-05

Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)

1986-11-17

Georges Besse, French president-director of Renault, murdered

1986-12-29

Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Stalker), dies at 54

1987-01-14

Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86

1987-01-17

Hugo Fregonese, Argentine film director (b. 1908)

1987-01-31

Yves Allégret, French film director (b. 1907)

1987-02-01

Alessandro Blasetti, Italian film director (b. 1900)

1987-02-14

Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (b. 1908)

1987-03-27

Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director, dies at 90

1987-04-26

Shankar, Of Noted Bollywood Music Director Duo Shankar-Jaikishan (b. 1922)

1987-05-06

William J Casey, director of CIA (1981-87), dies at 73

1987-05-15

John Baur, museum director, dies at 78

1987-06-30

King Donovan, actor/director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies

1987-07-25

Eric Mntonga, co-director of the Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa (IDASA), found on a dirt road a day after he had been detained at a police station

1987-08-28

John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

1987-09-13

Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86

1987-09-25

Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81

1988-04-05

Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies

1988-05-16

Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA (1961-72), dies at 78

1988-08-11

Jean-Pierre Ponnele, opera director (Carmina Burana), dies at 56

1988-09-21

Henry Koster, director, dies

1988-10-09

Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84

1988-10-18

Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60

1988-12-27

Hall Ashby, US director (Shampoo, 8 Million Ways to Die), dies at 59

1988-12-28

Hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59

1989-01-20

Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director (b. 1938)

1989-02-02

John Cassavetes, US actor (Rosemary's Baby)/director, dies at 59

1989-02-03

John Cassavetes, actor/director (Husbands, Dirty Dozen), dies at 59

1989-02-11

George O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71

1989-02-12

Mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83

1989-04-30

Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60

1989-05-23

Georgy Tovstonogov, Russian theatre director (b. 1915)

1989-05-27

Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies

1989-06-10

Richard Quine, director/actor (Babes on Broadway), dies at 68

1989-06-28

Joris Ivens, director (Indonesia), dies at 90

1989-07-02

Franklin Schaffner, American film director (b. 1920)

1989-08-15

F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies

1989-09-04

Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86

1989-09-22

Jan Teulings, Dutch actor/director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies

1990-02-19

Michael Powell, Engl director (Life & Death of Col Blimp), dies at 84

1990-04-18

Robert D Webb, director/actor (Love Me Tender, Jackals), dies at 87

1990-05-28

Joseph Hardy, actor/director (Tree Grows in Brooklyn), dies at 71

1990-07-24

Alan Clarke, director (Elephant, Road, Scum, Firm), dies at 54

1990-08-10

Richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies

1990-10-13

Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies

1990-10-27

Ugo Tognazzi actor/director (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 68

1990-12-08

Martin Ritt, US, director/actor (Norma Rae), dies at 70

1991-02-12

Edward A Blatt, director (Between 2 Worlds), dies at 88

1991-04-01

Richard Thorpe, director (MGM), dies at 95

1991-04-16

David Lean, director (28 academy awards), dies of pneumonia at 83

1991-04-19

Stanley Hawes, British-born Australian film producer, director and administrator (b. 1905)

1991-04-20

Don[ald] Siegel, US director (Coogan's Bluff/Dirty Harry), dies at 78

1991-05-01

Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies

1991-05-14

Herman Niels, Flemish radio director, dies

1991-05-22

Lino Brocka, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51

1991-06-03

Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62

1991-06-03

Eva La Gailliene, Brit/US actress/director (Resurrection), dies at 92

1991-08-16

Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43

1991-08-17

Mervyn Nelson, director (Some of My Best Friends Are...), dies at 76

1991-09-03

Frank Capra, director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94

1991-09-23

Chuck Vincent, Adult film director, dies of heart attack at 51

1991-09-23

Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer & Eddie), dies

1991-09-27

Jan Hart, director (Friends of Curacao), dies

1991-11-14

Tony Richardson, British director (Tom Jones), dies of AIDs at 63

1991-11-21

Daniel Mann, US director (Rose tattoo), dies of heart failure at 79

1992-01-22

A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47

1992-01-26

José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

1992-02-10

Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies

1992-02-11

Ray Danton, US actor/director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60

1992-03-11

Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79

1992-04-23

Satyajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder/Agantuk), dies at 70

1992-05-02

Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88

1992-05-15

Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44

1992-05-27

John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70

1992-06-07

Bob Sweeney, director/actor (Toby Tyler), dies of cancer at 73

1992-06-12

Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies

1992-06-16

Joris Diels, Flemish/Dutch director/actor (It's a Cruel World), dies

1992-06-24

Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns

1992-06-30

Nico Booken, director (Jewish Labor Social), dies

1992-08-13

David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia

1992-08-18

John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82

1992-08-19

Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48

1992-09-11

Erik Terpstra, director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies

1992-09-19

Frederick Combs, playwright/director, dies of AIDS at 57

1992-10-17

Ton Hasebos, cameraman/TV director (Gnome Hasebos), dies

1992-11-13

Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies

1992-11-14

Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies

1992-12-03

Luis Alcoriza, actor/writer/director (Tiburoneros), dies of emphysema

1993-01-05

George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85

1993-01-12

Carles Mira, Spanish director (Que Nos Quiten Lo Bailao), dies at 45

1993-01-18

Mia Meijer, Dutch playwright/director (Machine Child), dies

1993-01-20

Joseph Anthony [Deuster], US director/actor (Rainmaker), dies at 80

1993-02-05

Joseph L Mankiewicz, US writer/director (All about Eve), dies at 83

1993-02-08

Douglas Heyes, director/writer (Kitten with a Whip), dies at 73

1993-02-08

Franz Schnyder, Swiss director (10th of May), dies at 82

1993-02-10

John Grossman, Czech director (Process, Revisor), dies

1993-02-18

Leslie Norman, English director/producer (Dunkirk), dies at 82

1993-02-28

Ishiro Honda, Japanese director/producer (Godzilla), dies at 81

1993-03-04

Richard Sale, writer/director (Oscar, Torpedo Run), dies at 80

1993-03-06

Cyril Collard, French director (Lesson nuits fauves), dies at 35

1993-03-08

Joop Scheltens, TV host/director (Explore Your Place), dies at 69

1993-03-27

Carlos Gimenez, director (Theater Festival of Caracas), dies at 47

1993-04-07

Max Croiset, Dutch actor/dramatist/director (Zeekant), dies at 80

1993-04-13

Henny Budie, Dutch director/producer (Sterrenslag), dies

1993-04-29

Cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies at 77

1993-04-29

Michael Gordon, actor/director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83

1993-05-19

Richard Murphy, director (3 Stripes in the Sun), dies of stroke at 81

1993-06-06

James Bridges, writer/director (Paper Chase), dies of cancer at 57

1993-06-26

Willy C of Hemert, director/(text)poet (Small Truth), dies at 81

1993-07-18

Jean Negulesco, director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93

1993-07-19

Elmar Klos, Czech director (Shop on Main Street), dies at 83

1993-07-20

Donald Alexander, System director/producer (East Valley), dies at 79

1993-07-31

Elmar Klos, director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83

1993-08-08

Roy London, US actor/director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50

1993-08-27

Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71

1993-09-08

Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70

1993-09-12

Charles Lamont, actor/director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95

1993-09-17

Christian Nyby, US director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80

1993-09-29

Gordon Douglas, director (Call Me Mr Tibbs, Our Gang), dies at 85

1993-09-30

Gordon Douglas, actor/director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85

1993-10-14

Mustafa Abada, Algerian TV director, murdered

1993-10-29

Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65

1993-10-31

Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

1993-11-03

Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41

1993-11-09

Gerald Thomas, director (Carry on), dies at 72

1993-11-20

Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs

1993-11-21

Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50

1993-11-21

Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50

1993-12-10

Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42

1993-12-22

Alexander Mackendrick, director (Whiskey Galore!), dies at 81

1993-12-24

Alexander Mackendrick, British/US director (Lady Killers), dies at 81

1993-12-31

Arthur Dreifuss, director/producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85

1994-01-02

Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, French director of IMF (1963-73), dies at 81

1994-01-06

Gerardus J Sizoo, physicist/director of Dutch Free University, dies

1994-02-04

Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84

1994-02-07

Richard Bissell, US under director of CIA (Pig's Bay), dies at 84

1994-02-08

Ken Hall, Australian director/producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92

1994-02-19

Derek Jarman, actor/director (Tempest), dies of AIDS at 52

1994-02-20

Derek Jarman, English director (Last of England), dies at 52

1994-03-22

Igor Aleinikov, Russian director (tractors, air crash), dies at 32

1994-04-03

Frank G Wells, US director (Walt Disney), dies at 62

1994-04-05

Marlon Riggs, US writer/director/producer (Ethnic notions), dies at 37

1994-04-09

Marcel Ichac, French alpinist/director (Karakoram), dies at 87

1994-04-19

Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67

1994-05-05

Joe Layton, director (Richard Pryor Live on Sunset Strip), dies at 63

1994-05-16

Phani Majumdar, film director, dies at 82

1994-05-23

Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82

1994-05-28

Rita Gillespie, tV Director, dies at 65

1994-05-31

Sidney Gilliat, British screenwriter/director, dies at 86

1994-06-04

Massimo Troisi, Italian actor/director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41

1994-06-08

William Marshall, actor/director (Santa Fe Trail), dies at 86

1994-06-26

Roelof Kiers, VPRO-programmer/director (Macchiavelli), dies at 56

1994-07-08

Christian-Jaque, French director (Babette s'and va-t-and guerre), dies

1994-07-11

Bart Scheepens, actor/director, dies of AIDS at 50

1994-07-18

Gottfried Reinhardt, [Goldmann], German/US director, dies at 83

1994-07-19

Christian-Jaque, [Christian Maudet], French director (Nana), dies

1994-08-20

Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65

1994-08-30

Lindsay Anderson, British director/critic (If ...), dies at 71

1994-09-06

Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67

1994-09-06

James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69

1994-09-06

Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55

1994-09-07

Terence Young, British director (Thunderball), dies of at 79

1994-09-21

Arthur Krim, US director (United Artists, Orion Pictures), dies

1994-09-23

Madeleine Renaud, French actress (Longest Day)/director, dies at 94

1994-10-07

James Hill, director, dies at 75

1994-10-09

James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75

1994-10-15

Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82

1994-10-17

Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57

1994-10-20

Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor/director (Waterloo), dies at 74

1994-11-14

Ferdinand J Kranenburg, director of queen (North Holland), dies at 83

1994-11-24

Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92

1994-12-05

Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84

1994-12-10

George G F van Renesse, concert pianist/music director, dies at 85

1994-12-17

Jan Wiegel, director/producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64

1994-12-18

Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71

1994-12-25

Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87

1995-01-06

Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies at 81

1995-01-20

Mehdi Bazargan, director Iranian oil corp/premier (1979), dies at 86

1995-01-23

Ken Hill, playwright/director, dies at 57

1995-01-28

James P Grant, US director of UNICEF (1980-95), dies at 72

1995-02-01

George Abbot, director (Damn Yankees), dies at 107

1995-02-02

Phillip Borsos, Tasmanian/Canadian director (Mean Season), dies

1995-02-14

Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV Director/film-maker, dies at 45

1995-02-14

Siem Suurhoff, TV-director (Behind the News, Sonja), dies at 58

1995-02-22

Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80

1995-02-25

Jack Clayton, British director (Great Gatsby), dies at 73

1995-03-07

Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies

1995-03-17

Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56

1995-03-27

Rene Allio, film Director, dies at 70

1995-04-16

Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80

1995-04-25

Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89

1995-05-11

Arthur Lubin, director (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 96

1995-05-12

Arthur Lubin, film director, dies at 95

1995-05-12

Reza Abdoh, theatre Director, dies at 32

1995-05-26

Isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88

1995-06-19

Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71

1995-06-29

Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84

1995-06-30

Barney Simon, theatre director/writer, dies at 63

1995-07-24

Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51

1995-08-03

Ida Lupino, actress/director (Hard Way, High Sierra), dies at 77

1995-08-18

James Ackley Maxwell, actor/director (Traitors, Otley), dies at 66

1995-08-21

Nanni Loy, film Director, dies at 69

1995-08-30

Frank Perry, film director, dies at 65

1995-10-01

Russ Karel, director, dies at 45

1995-10-16

John Walker, museum director, dies at 88

1995-11-23

Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63

1995-12-05

Robert Parrish, film director editor/actor (Casino Royale), dies at 79

1995-12-21

Trenchard Cox, museum director, dies at 90

1995-12-27

Peter Refn, Danish journalist/director (Violets are Blue), dies at 54

1996-01-25

Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68

1996-02-24

Gene Mitchell, museum director, dies on 70th birthday

1996-02-27

Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator, dies at 60

1996-03-13

Krzysztof Kieslowski, film director, dies of heart attack at 54

1996-03-13

Lucio Fulci, filem director, dies at 68

1996-03-17

Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83

1996-04-01

Florence Buchsbaum, French theater director (b. 1926)

1996-04-04

David Keylsey, actor/director, dies at 63

1996-04-24

Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62

1996-04-27

William Egan Colby, cIA Director, dies at 76

1996-04-28

Giles Grangier, film director, dies at 84

1996-04-28

William E Colby, director of CIA (1973-76), dies

1996-05-25

Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83

1996-06-03

Peter Glenville, actor/director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82

1996-06-19

Alan Ande Anderson, opera director, dies at 78

1996-06-22

Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81

1996-08-10

Rex Tucker, TV writer/director, dies at 83

1996-08-30

Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43

1996-10-06

Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61

1996-12-25

Derek Prouse, writer actor/director (Le Scandale), dies at 74

1997-01-11

Duncan Wood, television director/producer, dies at 71

1997-01-11

Sheldon Leonard, producer/director (Dick Van Dyke), dies at 89

1997-01-14

King Hu, film director, dies at 64

1997-02-22

Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91

1997-03-14

Fred Zinnemann (director), dies of heart attack at 89

1997-05-09

Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)

1997-08-10

Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43

1997-09-06

P. H. Newby, British author and BBC radio director (b. 1918)

1997-10-30

Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86

1997-11-15

Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85

1997-12-06

Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68

1997-12-21

Juzo Itami, film director/actor (Lord Jim, Yuuguremade), dies at 64

1997-12-22

Juzo Itami, Japanese director, commits suicide at 64

1997-12-25

Giorgio Strehler, theatre director, dies at 76

1998-09-05

Leo Penn, American film director (b. 1921)

1998-09-06

Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (b. 1910)

1999-01-14

Jerzy Grotowski, Polish theatre director (b. 1933)

1999-02-18

Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (b. 1932)

1999-03-07

Stanley Kubrick, American film director (b. 1928)

1999-03-13

Garson Kanin, American writer and director (b. 1912)

1999-03-16

Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright and director (b. 1909)

1999-07-01

Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (b. 1908)

1999-09-14

Charles Crichton, English film director (b. 1910)

1999-12-18

Robert Bresson, French film director (b. 1907)

1999-12-20

Riccardo Freda, Italian film director (b. 1909)

2000-02-05

Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (b. 1901)

2000-02-11

Roger Vadim, French director (b. 1928)

2000-07-22

Claude Sautet, French film director (b. 1924)

2000-11-22

Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)

2001-02-08

Ivo Caprino, Norwegian animated film director (b. 1920)

2001-02-16

Howard W. Koch, American film director (b. 1916)

2001-02-19

Stanley Kramer, American director (b. 1913)

2001-02-23

Robert Enrico, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1931)

2001-04-14

Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (b. 1927)

2001-07-08

John O'Shea, New Zealand film director (b. 1920)

2001-08-27

Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (b. 1936)

2001-10-01

Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)

2001-10-06

Arne Harris, American television sports director (b. 1934)

2001-10-07

Roger Gaudry, French Canadian chemist, businessman and corporate director (b. 1913)

2001-10-09

Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927)

2001-11-05

Roy Boulting, English film director and producer (b. 1913)

2001-12-01

Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909)

2002-01-11

Henri Verneuil, French playwright and film director (b. 1920)

2002-01-13

Ted Demme, American film director (b. 1963)

2002-03-27

Billy Wilder, American director (b. 1906)

2002-05-05

George Sidney, American film director (b. 1916)

2002-05-10

Yves Robert, French actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1920)

2002-07-06

John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)

2002-08-30

J. Lee Thompson, English film director (b. 1914)

2002-10-04

André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (b. 1926)

2002-10-09

Charles Guggenheim, American film director/producer (b. 1924)

2002-10-30

Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1922)

2002-11-10

Michel Boisrond, French film director (b. 1921)

2002-11-25

Karel Reisz, Czech theater director (b. 1926)

2002-12-27

George Roy Hill, American film director (b. 1922)

2003-01-11

Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (b. 1925)

2003-01-12

Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese director (b. 1930)

2003-01-13

Norman Panama, American screenwriter and director (b. 1914)

2003-03-04

Sébastien Japrisot, French author, screenwriter and film director (b. 1931)

2003-04-07

David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)

2003-05-23

Jean Yanne, French actor and director (b. 1933)

2003-07-21

Walter M. "Matt" Jefferies, American film art director (b. 1921)

2003-07-25

John Schlesinger, British film director (b. 1926)

2003-08-09

Jacques Deray, French film director (b. 1929)

2003-09-08

Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (b. 1902)

2003-09-28

Elia Kazan, Greek-born American film director (b. 1909)

2003-11-12

Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986)

2004-01-04

Brian Gibson (director), English film director (b. 1944)

2004-02-02

Bernard McEveety, American film director (b. 1924)

2004-02-09

Claude Ryan, Canadian newspaper director and politician (b. 1925)

2004-02-23

Vijay Anand, Indian film director (b. 1934)

2004-03-03

Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director (b. 1958)

2004-08-09

David Raksin, American film director (b. 1912)

2004-08-22

Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (b. 1920)

2004-09-18

Russ Meyer, American film director (b. 1922)

2004-09-30

Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)

2004-11-11

Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)

2004-11-26

Philippe de Broca, French film director (Le Bossu) dies aged 71

2005-03-07

John Box, British film production designer and art director (b. 1920)

2005-03-20

Armand Lohikoski, Finnish film director (b. 1912)

2005-04-05

John Sichel, British film and television director (b. 1937)

2005-04-19

George Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (b. 1941)

2005-05-21

Howard Morris, American comic actor and director (b. 1919)

2005-07-03

Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)

2005-07-06

L. Patrick Gray III, American FBI director (b. 1916)

2005-07-20

Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)

2005-07-26

Alexander Golitzen, American art director (b. 1908)

2005-09-15

Sidney Luft, American film director (b. 1915)

2005-10-28

Eugene K. Bird, German prison director (b. 1926)

2005-11-11

Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)

2005-11-19

Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)

2005-12-16

Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)

2006-01-09

Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor, director (b. 1937)

2006-01-14

Henri Colpi, French film editor and director (b. 1921)

2006-02-23

Benno Besson, Swiss actor and film director (b. 1922)

2006-03-25

Richard Fleischer, American film director (b. 1916)

2006-03-27

Dan Curtis, American television producer and director (b. 1928)

2006-04-09

Vilgot Sjöman, Swedish writer and film director (b. 1924)

2006-05-10

Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)

2006-05-21

Cherd Songsri, Thai film director (b. 1931)

2006-05-22

Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organisation (b. 1945)

2006-05-24

Henry Bumstead, American art director (b. 1915)

2006-05-30

Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (b. 1926)

2006-06-18

Vincent Sherman, American film director (b. 1906)

2006-06-29

Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)

2006-06-29

Lloyd Richards, American actor and director (b. 1919)

2006-08-24

Cristian Nemescu, Romanian film director (b.1979)

2006-08-27

Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (b. 1922)

2006-10-06

Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)

2006-10-12

Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (b. 1919)

2006-10-26

Pontus Hultén, Swedish art collector and museum director (b. 1924)

2006-11-09

Markus Wolf, East German Intelligence Director (b. 1923)

2006-11-20

Robert Altman, American film director (b. 1925)

2006-12-06

John Feeney, Documentary film-director (b. 1922)

2007-01-30

Nikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (b. 1934)

2007-02-12

Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (b. 1958)

2007-03-15

Stuart Rosenberg, American film and television director (b. 1927)

2007-04-04

Bob Clark, American film director (b. 1941)

2007-04-06

Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (b. 1916)

2007-04-13

Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936)

2007-05-02

Brad McGann, New Zealand film director and screenwriter (b. 1964)

2007-05-06

Curtis Harrington, American film director (b. 1926)

2007-06-29

Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (b. 1947)

2007-07-10

Zheng Xiaoyu, director of the State Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China (b. 1944)

2007-07-30

Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director (b. 1912)

2007-07-30

Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (b. 1918)

2007-08-07

Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)

2007-08-08

Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)

2007-08-24

Aaron Russo, American film producer and director (b.1943)

2007-10-01

Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931)

2007-11-21

Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (b. 1921)

2007-11-28

Gudrun Wagner, co-director of the Bayreuth Festival (b. 1944)

2007-12-27

Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Polish film director (b. 1922)

2008-03-14

Anthony Minghella, English Oscar winning film director (b. 1954)

2008-03-18

Anthony Minghella, Film Director (b. 1954)

2008-03-31

Jules Dassin, American film director (b .1911)

2008-04-15

Benoît Lamy, Belgian Movie Director (b. 1945)

2008-05-18

Joseph Pevney, American television director

2008-05-23

David Mitton, British television director (b. 1939)

2008-05-26

Sydney Pollack, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1934)

2008-05-28

David Mitton, Scottish-born director (b. 1938)

2008-06-02

Mel Ferrer, American actor, film director and film producer (b. 1917)

2008-06-15

Stan Winston, American special effects and makeup artist, and film director (b. 1946)

2008-06-18

Jean Delannoy, French actor and director (b. 1908)

2008-07-27

Youssef Chahine, Egyptian film director (b. 1926)

2008-09-07

Nagi Noda, Japanese pop artist and director (b. 1973)

2009-01-12

Claude Berri, French movie director (b. 1934)

2009-01-25

Kim Manners, American television producer and director (b. 1951)

2009-03-04

Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)

2009-06-05

Boris Pokrovsky, Russian operatic stage director (b. 1912)

2009-06-28

A. K. Lohithadas, Indian screenwriter, director, and producer (b. 1955)

2009-07-25

Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (b. 1958)

2009-07-30

Peter Zadek, German theatre director (b. 1926)

2009-08-06

John Hughes, American film director (b. 1950)

2009-08-19

Don Hewitt, television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (b. 1922)

2009-09-27

Ivan Dykhovichnyy, Russian film director and screenwriter (b. 1947)

2009-11-28

Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)

2010-03-01

Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)

2010-03-21

Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)

2010-05-29

Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (b. 1936)

2010-08-24

Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director (b. 1963)

2010-08-28

William P. Foster, notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University

2010-09-12

Claude Chabrol, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1930)

2010-10-24

Lamont Johnson, American television director (b. 1922)

2010-11-25

Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)

2010-11-27

Irvin Kershner, American director (b. 1923)

2010-11-29

Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)

2010-12-05

Alan Armer, American television producer and director (b. 1922)

2010-12-15

Blake Edwards, American film director (b. 1922)

2011-01-03

Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director (b. 23 April 1922)

2011-01-21

E V V Satyanarayana, Indian Film Director, Producer. (b. 1958)

2011-01-24

Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director (b. 1949)

2011-03-04

Charles Jarrott, British film and television director (b. 1927)

2011-04-04

Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)

2011-04-09

Sidney Lumet, American film director (b. 1924)

2011-08-14

Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (b. 1931)

2011-11-05

Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer, composer, lyricist, music director, and filmmaker from Assam (b. 1926)

2011-12-31

Omus Hirshbein, classical music impresario and music director, dies at 77

2012-02-03

Zalman King, American actor and director, dies from cancer at 69

2012-03-14

Pierre Schoendoerffer, French Academy Award winning director and screen writer, dies from surgical complications at 83

2012-04-04

Claude Miller, French director and screen writer, dies at 70

2012-08-19

Tony Scott, American director, commits suicide at 68

2012-09-09

Geoffrey Ammer, In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands

2012-10-21

Yash Chopra, Indian director, dies from dengue fever and multiple organ failure at 80

2012-12-26

Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83

2013-01-03

Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82

2013-01-15

Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screen writer, dies at 80

2013-01-21

Robert Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77

2013-04-02

Jesús Franco, Spanish film director and writer, dies from complications from a stroke at 82

2013-04-19

Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78

2013-05-08

Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86

2013-09-18

Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83

2013-10-07

Patrice Chéreau, French film and opera director, dies from lung cancer at 68

2014-02-13

Ralph Waite, White Plains NY, American actor, director and political candidate (John Walton Snr. in The Waltons)

2014-02-24

Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69

2014-07-02

Chad Brown, Commentators Week: Director's Cut

2014-08-24

Richard Attenborough, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), dies at 90

2015-11-30

Luc Bondy, Swiss Opera, Theater Director, Dies at 67

2015-11-30

Russian Film Director Eldar Ryazanov Dies at 88

2015-12-01

Russian Film Director Eldar Ryazanov Dies at 88

2015-12-08

Bhutan film director Tshering Wangyel dies at 43

2016-03-19

Czech 'new wave' film director Jan Nemec dies, aged 79

2016-04-20

Israeli actor and director Ronit Elkabetz dies aged 51

2016-04-20

Rod Daniel, director of Teen Wolf and TV comedies, dies aged 73

2016-04-21

Teen Wolf director Rod Daniel dies, aged 73

2016-04-23

Former James Bond Director Guy Hamilton Dies Aged 93

2016-04-29

David Page, award-winning music director of Bangarra, dies aged 55

2016-05-13

Yukio Ninagawa, masterful director of Shakespeare, dies aged 80

2016-06-28

Peter Morley, director behind coverage of Churchill funeral, dies aged 91

2016-07-03

Michael Cimino, director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate, dies aged 77

2016-07-03

Robin Hardy: The Wicker Man director dies, aged 86

2016-07-04

Wicker Man director Robin Hardy dies, aged 86

2016-07-05

Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami dies aged 76

2016-07-15

Film director Hector Babenco dies aged 70 in Brazil

2016-07-20

Happy Days creator and Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall dies aged 81

2016-07-26

Iconic Egyptian-Pakistani director Mohamed Khan dies aged 74

2016-08-18

Love Story director Arthur Hiller dies, aged 92

2016-09-21

LA Confidential and 8 Mile director Curtis Hanson dies, aged 71

2016-09-22

Oscar-winning director Curtis Hanson dies aged 71

2016-10-27

Howard Davies, theatre director, dies aged 71

2016-12-23

Vogue Italia director Franca Sozzani dies aged 66

2017-01-14

Writer And Director William Peter Blatty Dies, Aged 89

2017-01-15

Renowned Irish actor and director Barry Cassin dies, aged 92

2017-03-22

Tarzan director Robert Day dies aged 94

2017-04-18

Director of China's 'Journey to the West', Yang Jie, dies aged 88

2017-04-24

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies aged 67

2017-04-27

Silence Of The Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies aged 73

2017-06-17

John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of Rocky, dies aged 81

2017-06-20

Soviet actor and director Aleksey Batalov dies aged 88

2017-08-14

Actor, Director, Playwright Joe Bologna Dies at Age 82

2017-08-27

Tobe Hooper, Texas Chainsaw Massacre director, dies aged 74

2017-11-25

US TV director Peter Baldwin dies at 86

2017-11-26

Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

2018-02-28

James Bond director Lewis Gilbert has died, aged 97

2018-04-06

Legendary Studio Ghibli director Isao Takahata dies aged 82

2018-04-14

Milos Forman, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Cuckoo's Nest' and 'Amadeus,' Dies at 86

2018-04-15

Oscar-Winning Director Milos Forman Dies, Aged 86

2018-07-24

'Metalocalypse' Director Jon Schnepp Dies at 51


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