My own repertoire (directors)

by agfarran | created - 29 Apr 2017 | updated - 07 Jun 2017 | Public

1. Rainer Erler

Director | Die Delegation

Rainer Erler was born on August 26, 1933 in Munich, Germany as Horst Rainer Erler. He is a director and writer, known for Die Delegation (1970), Sieben Tage (1973) and Seelenwanderung (1962). He is married to Renate Erler. They have two children.

Operation Ganymed (1977)

2. Franz Novotny

Producer | Deckname Holec

Franz Novotny was born on May 30, 1949 in Vienna, Austria. He is a producer and director, known for Deckname Holec (2016), Yu (2003) and Exit... But No Panic (1980).

Exit... nur keine Panik (1980)

3. Umberto Lenzi

Director | Superseven chiama Cairo

Born in Massa Marittima, Italy on August 6, 1931, Umberto Lenzi was a movie enthusiast since his early grade school years. During those years, he founded various film fan clubs while studying law. Lenzi started out as a journalist for various local newspapers and magazines. Lenzi put off his law ...

Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

4. Federico Fellini

Writer | Amarcord

The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the ...

Il bidone (1955)

  • Fellini - Satyricon (1969)

5. Luigi Magni

Writer | Nemici d'infanzia

Luigi Magni was born on March 21, 1928 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Childhood Enemies (1995), The Conspirators (1969) and In the Name of the Pope King (1977). He was married to Lucia Mirisola. He died on October 27, 2013 in Rome.

Scipione detto anche l'africano (1971)

6. Yannick Bellon

Director | Quelque part quelqu'un

Yannick Bellon was born on April 6, 1924 in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France as Marie-Annick Bellon. She was a director and writer, known for Somewhere, Someone (1972), La femme de Jean (1974) and La triche (1984). She was married to Henri Magnan. She died on June 2, 2019 in Paris, France.

L'amour violé (1978)

7. Giuliano Montaldo

Writer | Sacco e Vanzetti

Born in 1930 in Genoa. Still a young student in 1950 when director Carlo Lizzani gave him a role in the film Achtung Banditi!. Following this experience he traveled to Rome where, after acting in film and theatre, he became the Assistant Director of Lizzani, Gillo Pontecorvo, Sergio Leone, ...

Giordano Bruno (1973)

8. Vittorio De Sica

Director | Ladri di biciclette

Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee ...

Matrimonio all'italiana (1964)

9. Michel Mitrani

Director | Les guichets du Louvre

Michel Mitrani was born on April 14, 1930 in Varna, Bulgaria. He was a director and writer, known for Black Thursday (1974), Monsieur de Pourceaugnac (1985) and La nuit bulgare (1972). He died on November 9, 1996 in Paris, France.

Les guichets du Louvre (1974)

Siamo donne (1953)

11. Alfredo Guarini

Writer | Senza una donna

Alfredo Guarini was born on May 23, 1901 in Sestri Ponente, Genoa, Liguria, Italy. He was a writer and producer, known for Senza una donna (1943), Documento Z-3 (1942) and La zia di Carlo (1943). He was married to Isa Miranda. He died on April 6, 1981 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Siamo donne (1953)

12. Victor Fleming

Director | Gone with the Wind

Victor Fleming entered the film business as a stuntman in 1910, mainly doing stunt driving - which came easy to him, as he had been a mechanic and professional race-car driver. He became interested in working on the other side of the camera, and eventually got a job as a cameraman on many of the ...

The Virginian (1929)

13. Don McBrearty

Director | ReGenesis

Don McBrearty is a director and producer, known for ReGenesis (2004), Avonlea (1990) and The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985).

Coming Out Alive (1980)

14. Jean-Pierre Dougnac

Writer | Un amour interdit

Jean-Pierre Dougnac was an actor and writer, known for Un amour interdit (1984), Le bâtard (1983) and Mireille and the Others (1979). He died on September 27, 2006 in Paris, France.

Un amour interdit (1984)

15. Maurizio Lucidi

Director | Gli esecutori

Maurizio Lucidi was born in 1932 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an editor and director, known for Street People (1976), Probabilità zero (1969) and The Designated Victim (1971). He died in 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

L'ultima chance (1973)

16. Anthony Mann

Director | El Cid

Anthony Mann was born on June 30, 1906 in San Diego, California, USA as Emil Anton Bundesmann. He was a director and writer, known for El Cid (1961), Men in War (1957) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954). He was married to Anna; 1 child Nicholas Anthony Mann, Sara Montiel and Mildred Mann. He died on...

The Great Flamarion (1945)

17. Alberto Sordi

Actor | I vitelloni

One of Italy's most captivating and talented cinematic comedy stars, Italian veteran Alberto Sordi was known for satirizing his country's social mores in pungent black comedies, farcical tales and grim drama. He, along with peers Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Tognazzi and Nino Manfredi, arguably represent ...

Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

Dracula A.D. 72 (1972)

19. Lamont Johnson

Director | Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lincoln (1988) and That Certain Summer (1972). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in Monterey, ...

You'll Like My Mother (1972)

20. Joseph Pevney

Director | Star Trek

Joseph Pevney was born on September 15, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) and Man of a Thousand Faces (1957). He was married to Margo Pevney, Philippa Hilber and Mitzi Green. He died on ...

Back to God's Country (1953)

  • The Midnight Story (1957)

21. Theodore J. Flicker

Writer | The President's Analyst

Theodore J. Flicker was born on June 6, 1930 in Freehold Borough, New Jersey, USA as Theodore Jonas Flicker. He was a writer and director, known for The President's Analyst (1967), Up in the Cellar (1970) and Banacek (1972). He was married to Barbara Joyce Perkins Flicker. He died on September 12, ...

Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1961)

22. John Bruce

Director | Poirot

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)

The Jupiter Menace (1982)

The Jupiter Menace (1982)

25. Gabriel Axel

Director | Babettes gæstebud

Gabriel Axel was born on April 18, 1918 in Århus, Denmark as Gabriel Axel Mørch. He was a director, known for Babette's Feast (1987), Hagbard and Signe (1967) and Christian (1989). He was married to Lucie Axel Moerch. He died on February 9, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

La ronde de nuit (1978)

26. Jan Troell

Director | Här har du ditt liv

Jan Troell was born on July 23, 1931 in Limhamn, Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Here Is Your Life (1966), Il capitano (1991) and The Emigrants (1971). He is married to Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell.

Zandy's Bride (1974)

27. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

Mean Streets (1973)

28. Ronald Neame

Director | Golden Salamander

A British filmmaker who, over the years, worked as assistant director, cinematographer, producer, writer and ultimately director, Ronald Neame was born on April 23, 1911. His father, Elwin Neame, was a film director and his mother, Ivy Close, was a film star. During the 1920s, he started working at...

Gambit (1966)

29. Luigi Comencini

Writer | Voltati Eugenio

Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Eugenio (1980), Everybody Go Home! (1960) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Italian Secret Service (1968)

  • Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano (1969)

30. Giovanni Fago

Director | Fatevi vivi, la polizia non interverrà

Giovanni Fago is a director and assistant director, known for Kidnap (1974), Mai con le donne (1985) and Il était un musicien (1978).

La freccia nel fianco (1983)

31. William Dieterle

Actor | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

Born in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Wilhelm Dieterle was the youngest of nine children of parents Jacob and Berthe Dieterle. They lived in poverty, and when he was old enough to work, young Wilhelm earned money as a carpenter and a scrap dealer. He dreamed of better things, though, and theater caught ...

Blockade (1938)

32. André Hunebelle

Director | Le capitan

André Hunebelle (b. 1896) was an odd-job man ,always seeing which way the wind would blow when he made his movies;hence his eclecticism ,so to speak:comedies,swashbucklers (genre in which his gave his most pleasant works ),spy thrillers ,spoofs ....

His comedies (his dominant genre in the fifties) ...

Furia à Bahia pour OSS 117 (1965)

33. Kurt Neumann

Director | Rocketship X-M

His biggest box-office hit was The Fly (1958), but he didn't know it. He died a month after the premiere, and a week before it went into general release.

Son of Ali Baba (1952)

34. Paul Annett

Director | Saturday Night Thriller

Paul Annett was born on February 19, 1937 in London, England as Paul Anthony Annett. He was a director and producer, known for Saturday Night Thriller (1982), Fox Mystery Theater (1984) and Secret Army (1977). He was married to Margo Andrew. He died on December 11, 2017.

Never Never Land (1980)

35. Jean-Charles Tacchella

Writer | Cousin cousine

Jean-Charles Tacchella was born on September 23, 1925 in Cherbourg, Manche, Haute-Normandie, France. He is a writer and director, known for Cousin cousine (1975), Silver Anniversary (1979) and Travelling avant (1987). He has been married to Ginette Tacchella since December 27, 1969.

Croque la vie (1981)

36. Margarethe von Trotta

Director | Die bleierne Zeit

Margarethe von Trotta was born in Berlin in 1942. In the 1960s she moved to Paris where she worked for film collectives, collaborating on scripts and co-directing short films. She also pursued an acclaimed acting career, starring in films by well known German directors such as Rainer Werner ...

Heller Wahn (1983)

37. Oscar Dufau

Director | Smurfs

Nephew of C. R. Dufau.

Shirt Tales (1982)

38. George Gordon

Director | Smurfs

On Friday, October 1,1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer signed Robert Allen as the director of their new series of cartoons based on Rudolph Dirk's "The Captain and the Kids" newspaper comic-strip feature. The company also signed George Gordon as lay-out man and animator for the series. Prior to that Gordon ...

Shirt Tales (1982)

39. Rowland V. Lee

Director | The Count of Monte Cristo

Coming from a show business family (his parents were stage actors), Rowland V. Lee began his career as a child actor in stock and on Broadway. He interrupted his stage career for a stint as a Wall Street stockbroker, but gave that up after two years and returned to the stage. Lee was hired by ...

The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

40. James Cruze

Actor | The Covered Wagon

Coming from a Mormon family in Utah, James Cruze was reportedly part Ute Indian. He worked as a fisherman to pay his way through drama school. Among his former wives were actresses Betty Compson (also from Utah) and Marguerite Snow. He was also married to Alberta McCoy (died on July 7, 1960), who ...

The Great Gabbo (1929)

41. Francesco Rosi

Writer | Cadaveri eccellenti

Francesco Rosi was born on November 15, 1922 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Illustrious Corpses (1976), Salvatore Giuliano (1962) and La sfida (1958). He was married to Giancarla Mandelli. He died on January 10, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

I magliari (1959)

42. Luigi Perelli

Director | Roma dodici Novembre 1994

Luigi Perelli was born on October 26, 1937 in La Spezia, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for Roma dodici Novembre 1994 (1995), Amore grande, amore libero (1976) and Un caso di coscienza (2003).

Dramma d'amore (1983)

43. John Berry

Director | Ça va barder

John Berry was born on September 6, 1917 in New York City, New York, USA as Jak Szold. He was a director and writer, known for Ça va barder (1955), Mistress of Suspense (1990) and The Great Chase (1968). He was married to Myriam Boyer and Gladys Cole. He died on November 29, 1999 in Paris, ...

Tamango (1958)

44. Alain Tanner

Director | Dans la ville blanche

Alain Tanner was born on December 6, 1929 in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a director and writer, known for In the White City (1983), Return from Africa (1973) and The Salamander (1971). He has been married to Janine Giudici since 1964.

Le milieu du monde (1974)

45. Bert Convy

Actor | The Cannonball Run

Bert Convy was born on July 23, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Bernard Whalen Convy. He was an actor, known for The Cannonball Run (1981), Weekend Warriors (1986) and The Snoop Sisters (1972). He was married to Catherine Hall and Anne Anderson. He died on July 15, 1991 in Los Angeles, ...

Weekend Warriors (1986)

46. Mario Bava

Cinematographer | Ecologia del delitto

Italian director Mario Bava was born on July 31, 1914 in the coastal northern Italian town of San Remo. His father, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cinematographer in the early days of the Italian film industry. Bava was trained as a painter, and when he eventually followed his father into film ...

Gli invasori (1961)

47. Richard Pottier

Director | Le monde tremblera

Richard Pottier, born in 1906 in Budapest, began his career as Sternberg's assistant. His debut as a director coincided with the coming of the talkies. He broached many genres along his long career: plenty of comedies ("Si J'Etais Le Patron" ), adventures ("Les Secrets De La Mer rouge"), sci -fi ("...

La bella Otero (1954)

Le avventure di Cappuccetto a pois (1969)

49. André Cayatte

Writer | Il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu

André Cayatte (b.1909 in Carcassonne, Aude, France) was a lawyer turned novelist and journalist, then screenwriter in 1938, after which he became a film director in 1942. He was known in France from the 1940s to the 1970s for uncompromising films examining the complex ethical and political ...

Au bonheur des dames (1943)

50. Gilles Grangier

Director | Archimède, le clochard

Gilles Grangier was born on May 5, 1911 in Paris, France as Gill Gaston Grangier. He was a director and writer, known for Archimède, le clochard (1959), Train d'enfer (1965) and The Night Affair (1958). He was married to Lucie Bourdillon. He died on April 27, 1996 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine...

La cuisine au beurre (1963)

Les dames à la licorne (1982)

52. Jordi Amorós

Director | Historias de amor y masacre

Jordi Amorós is known for his work on Historias de amor y masacre (1979), koki (1996) and Despertaferro (1990).

Mofli, el último koala (1986)

53. Gérard Oury

Writer | Le corniaud

Gérard Oury was born on April 29, 1919 in Paris, France as Max-Gérard Houry Tannenbaum. He was an actor and writer, known for The Sucker (1965), The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973) and La Grande Vadrouille (1966). He was married to Michèle Morgan and Jacqueline Roman. He died on July 19, 2006 ...

Le corniaud (1963)

54. Terence Young

Director | Dr. No

Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised...

Dr. No (1962)

  • Triple Cross (1966)

55. Paul Schrader

Writer | First Reformed

Although his name is often linked to that of the "movie brat" generation (Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, etc.) Paul Schrader's background couldn't have been more different than theirs. His strict Calvinist parents refused to allow him to see a...

American Gigolo (1980)

56. Peter Tewksbury

Director | Father Knows Best

Founded the Porterville Barn Theater in 1947.

The Trouble with Girls (1969)

57. James L. Brooks

Writer | Broadcast News

James L. Brooks was born on May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as James Lawrence Brooks. He is a writer and producer, known for Broadcast News (1987), As Good as It Gets (1997) and Terms of Endearment (1983). He was previously married to Holly Holmberg Brooks and Marianne Catherine Morrissey.

Terms of Endearment (1983)

58. Vincente Minnelli

Director | An American in Paris

Born Lester Anthony Minnelli in Chicago on February 28 1903, his father Vincent was a musical conductor of the Minnelli Brothers' Tent Theater. Wanting to pursue an artistic career, Minelli worked in the costume department of the Chicago Theater, then on Broadway during the depression as a set ...

Home from the Hill (1960)

59. Staffan Julén

Director | Inughuit - folket vid jordens navel

Staffan Julén was born in 1957. He is a director and writer, known for Inughuit - folket vid jordens navel (1985), The Prize of the Pole (2006) and My Heart of Darkness (2010).

Inughuit - folket vid jordens navel (1985)

Inughuit - folket vid jordens navel (1985)

61. Michael Firth

Director | Off the Edge

Michael Firth is a director and producer, known for Off the Edge (1976), Heart of the Stag (1984) and Sylvia (1985).

Heart of the Stag (1984)

Bird Now (1988)

63. Giuseppe De Santis

Writer | Caccia tragica

Giuseppe De Santis was born on February 11, 1917 in Fondi, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Tragic Hunt (1947), Days of Love (1954) and Bitter Rice (1949). He was married to Gordana Miletic. He died on May 16, 1997 in Rome, Lazio.

Riso amaro (1949)

64. Richard Fleischer

Director | Soylent Green

Richard Fleischer was born on December 8, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Soylent Green (1973), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and The Vikings (1958). He was married to Mary Dickson. He died on March 25, 2006 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

So This Is New York (1948)

  • The New Centurions (1972)

65. Daisuke Nishio

Director | Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru

Joins Toei Doga as animator in 1981. After doing several TV series, was promoted to assistant director with "Dr. Slump" in 1982. Debuted as film director with "Dragon Ball: Secret of Dragon God" in 1986 (he directed the two first films of the series). From 1989 also directed the TV series and first...

Dragon Ball: Doragon bôru (1986)

66. Jerry Hopper

Director | The Private War of Major Benson

A former Paramount editor before becoming a director, he was the cousin of Glenda Farrell.

The Missouri Traveler (1958)

67. Michael Crichton

Writer | Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton was born in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in Roslyn, New York. His father was a journalist and encouraged him to write and to type. Michael gave up studying English at Harvard University, having become disillusioned with the teaching standards--the final straw came when he ...

Runaway (1984)

La rossa (1955)

  • La vendetta di Ursus (1961)

69. Arthur Crabtree

Director | Caravan

Arthur Crabtree began his film career as an assistant camera operator at British International Pictures, and it was at Gainsborough Pictures that he became a full-fledged Director of Photography in 1935. He photographed such films as The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941), The Man in Grey (1943) and ...

Caravan (1946)

71. Irving Rapper

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Irving Rapper was one of the last surviving directors from the "Golden Age of Hollywood", passing away on Dec. 20, 1999, at the age of 101, four weeks shy of his 102nd birthday. Rapper is best remembered for the films he made with Bette Davis, including the classics Now, Voyager (1942) and The Corn...

Ponzio Pilato (1962)

72. Herbert Wilcox

Producer | Victoria the Great

Herbert Wilcox was born on April 19, 1890 in West Norwood, London, England as Herbert Sydney Wilcox. He was a producer and director, known for Victoria the Great (1937), Spring in Park Lane (1948) and Chu-Chin-Chow (1923). He was married to Anna Neagle, Maud Violet Bower and Dorothy Brown. He died ...

The Heart of a Man (1959)

73. Maurice Cloche

Director | Monsieur Vincent

Maurice Cloche was born on June 17, 1907 in Commercy, Meuse, France. He was a director and writer, known for Monsieur Vincent (1947), Cage of Girls (1949) and Born of Unknown Father (1950). He died on March 20, 1990 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France.

Peppino e Violetta (1951)

74. Domenico Paolella

Director | Maciste nell'inferno di Gengis Khan

Domenico Paolella was born on October 15, 1915 in Foggia, Puglia, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964), Rebel Gladiators (1962) and Operation Atlantis (1965). He died on October 7, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Madri pericolose (1960)

Naked Video (1986)

76. Mario Mattoli

Director | Abbandono

Mario Mattoli was born on November 30, 1898 in Tolentino, Marche, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Abbandono (1940), Schoolgirl Diary (1941) and La damigella di Bard (1938). He was married to Mity Mignone. He died on February 26, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

La damigella di Bard (1938)

77. Folco Lulli

Actor | I compagni

Folco Lulli was born on July 3, 1912 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for The Organizer (1963), The Wages of Fear (1953) and Gente d'onore (1967). He died on May 23, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Gente d'onore (1967)

78. Vegezzi

Director | Katarsis

Katarsis (1963)

La verde età (1957)

80. Brian De Palma

Director | Dressed to Kill

Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters (1972) and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the ...

Dressed to Kill (1980)

81. David Miller

Director | The Story of Esther Costello

Directed 3 actors to Oscar nominations: Joan Crawford (Best Actress, Sudden Fear (1952)), Jack Palance (Best Supporting Actor, Sudden Fear (1952)), and Bobby Darin (Best Supporting Actor, Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)).

Executive Action (1973)

82. Camillo Mastrocinque

Director | I mariti (Tempesta d'anime)

Camillo Mastrocinque was born on May 11, 1901 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for I mariti (Tempesta d'anime) (1941), Don Pasquale (1940) and Lost in the Dark (1947). He died on April 23, 1969 in Rome.

Gli eroi del doppio gioco (1962)

83. Bill Norton

Director | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Bill Norton was born on August 13, 1943 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as William Lloyd Norton. He is a director and producer, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), Tour of Duty (1987) and Cisco Pike (1972). He was previously married to Rosanna Norton.

More American Graffiti (1979)

84. Milos Forman

Director | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Milos Forman was born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, to Anna (Svabova), who ran a summer hotel, and Rudolf Forman, a professor. During World War II, his parents were taken away by the Nazis, after being accused of participating in the underground resistance. His father died in ...

Amadeus (1984)

85. Miguel M. Delgado

Director | Los tres mosqueteros

Miguel M. Delgado was born on May 17, 1905 in Mexico City, Mexico as Miguel Melitón Delgado Pardavé. He was a director and producer, known for The Three Musketeers (1942), Mr. Photographer (1953) and No me platiques más (1956). He died on January 2, 1994.

El padrecito (1964)

86. Alfredo Giannetti

Writer | Divorzio all'italiana

Alfredo Giannetti was born on April 16, 1924 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Divorce Italian Style (1961), Day by Day, Desperately (1961) and The Facts of Murder (1959). He died on July 30, 1995 in Rome.

La ragazza in prestito (1964)

Tua per la vita (1955)

88. Flavio Calzavara

Director | Don Buonaparte

Flavio Calzavara was born on February 21, 1900 in Istrana, Veneto, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Don Buonaparte (1941), 10 canzoni d'amore da salvare (1953) and Rigoletto e la sua tragedia (1956). He died on March 10, 1981 in Treviso, Veneto.

Carmela (1942)

89. Richard Quine

Director | My Sister Eileen

Richard Quine was born on November 12, 1920 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for My Sister Eileen (1955), The Mickey Rooney Show (1954) and Strangers When We Meet (1960). He was married to Diana Balfour, Fran Jeffries, Barbara Bushman and Susan Peters. He died on June ...

How to Murder Your Wife (1965)

90. Maurice Tourneur

Director | Au nom de la loi

Screenwriter and director Maurice Tourneur was born Maurice Thomas in the Parisian suburb of Belleville on February 2, 1873, the son of a jewelry merchant. He was trained and employed as a graphic designer and a magazine illustrator as a young man. After serving in a French artillery unit in ...

Königsmark (1935)

91. Jean-Luc Godard

Director | Pierrot le Fou

Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of ...

À bout de souffle (1960)

92. Otto Preminger

Director | Anatomy of a Murder

Otto Ludwig Preminger was born in Wiznitz, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary. His father was a prosecutor, and Otto originally intended to follow his father into a law career; however, he fell in love with the theater in his 20's and became one of the most imaginative stage producers and directors. He was ...

Exodus (1960)

93. Stanley Kramer

Producer | Judgment at Nuremberg

Stanley Kramer was born on September 29, 1913 in Hell's Kitchen [now Clinton], Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Stanley Earl Abramson. He is known for his work on Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) and Inherit the Wind (1960). He was married to Karen Sharpe, ...

Oklahoma Crude (1973)

La verginella (1975)

95. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

Pale Rider

96. Fritz Kiersch

Director | Children of the Corn

Fritz Kiersch was born on July 23, 1951 in Alpine, Texas, USA as George Keith Kiersch. He is a director, known for Children of the Corn (1984), Tuff Turf (1985) and Into the Sun (1991).

Tuff Turf (1985)

97. Pino Mercanti

Director | Nubi

Ricordati di Napoli (1958)

98. Yoram Gross

Producer | Dot and the Bunny

Yoram Gross is Australia's leading animation Producer and Director. Internationally acclaimed for his films and television series, Yoram has established a world-wide reputation for the adaptation of children's characters from books and films to animation that win the hearts of children worldwide. ...

Dot and the Bunny (1983)

99. Michael Tuchner

Director | Play for Today

German-born director, the son of a tailor. His family moved to Britain when he was seven years old. He attended University College London and eventually became the president of the local film society, subsequently joining the BBC as a trainee editor. He then advanced to full editor and worked on ...

Desperate for Love (1989)

100. Giorgio Capitani

Director | Il piccolo vetraio

Giorgio Capitani was born on December 29, 1927 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. He was a director and writer, known for Il piccolo vetraio (1955), Mussolini's Daughter (2005) and The Archangel (1969). He died on March 25, 2017 in Viterbo, Lazio, Italy.

Piscatore 'e Pusilleco (1954)

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