Directors in the BLby sanchdav | created - 11 Apr 2020 | updated - 13 Apr 2020 | Public
Director | 10 Cloverfield Lane
Dan Trachtenberg is an American filmmaker and podcast host. He directed the 2016 horror-thriller film 10 Cloverfield Lane which earned him a Directors Guild of America Award nomination for Outstanding Directing - First-Time Feature Film. Trachtenberg was one of three hosts of The Totally Rad Show ...
10 Cloverfield Lane
Director | Critters
Stephen Herek was born on November 10, 1958 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Critters (1986), Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) and Mr. Holland's Opus (1995).
101 Dalmations Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure Mr. Holland's Opus
Writer | Ondskan
4. Burr Steers
Director | Igby Goes Down
Director | The Proposal
27 Dresses The Proposal
6. Noam Murro
Director | 300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire
7. Peter Segal
Director | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Peter Segal was born in 1962. He is a director and producer, known for Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994), Get Smart (2008) and My Spy (2020). He is married to Linda Segal. They have three children.
50 First Dates The Longest Yard
8. Marc Webb
Director | (500) Days of Summer
Marc Webb is an American film and music video director. He directed over 100 music videos before he made his film directorial debut with 500 Days of Summer, a romantic comedy. He later directed The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. The box office ...
500 Days of Summer
Writer | Toy Story 2
Although born in Hollywood, John and his twin sister Johanna were raised in Whittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and ...
A Bug's Life
10. Andrew Stanton
Writer | WALL·E
Andrew Stanton has been a major creative force at Pixar Animation Studios since 1990, when he became the second animator and ninth employee to join the company's elite group of computer animation pioneers. As Vice President, Creative he currently oversees all shorts and feature projects at the ...
A Bug's Life Finding Dory
11. Bob Clark
Director | A Christmas Story
Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Baby Geniuses (1999) and Porky's (1981). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.
A Christmas Story
12. Richard Lester
Director | A Hard Day's Night
Richard Lester was one of the most influential directors of the 1960s, and continued his career into the 1970s and early '80s. He is best remembered for the two films he helmed starring The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help! (1965), the frenetic cutting style of which was seen by many as ...
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
13. Brian Helgeland
Writer | Finestkind
Brian Helgeland was born in 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island and raised in New Bedford Massachusetts, fictional home of The Spouter Inn where Ishmael first met Queequeg. A born worker, Helgeland has endeavored to achieve in the following fields: snow shoveler, scrap newspaper collector, dishwasher,...
A Knight's Tale
14. Penny Marshall
Actress | Laverne & Shirley
Penny Marshall was born Carole Penny Marshall on October 15, 1943 in Manhattan. The Libra was 5' 6 1/2", with brown hair and green eyes. She was the daughter of Marjorie (Ward), a tap dance teacher, and Anthony "Tony" Marshall, an industrial film director. She was the younger sister of filmmakers ...
A League of their Own
15. Alfonso Cuarón
Writer | Gravity
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...
A Little Princess Gravity
16. Hannes Holm
Director | En man som heter Ove
A Man Called Ove
17. John Krasinski
Actor | Jack Ryan
Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Born John ...
A Quiet Place
18. Bradley Cooper
Actor | A Star Is Born
Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...
A Star is Born (2018)
19. George Cukor
Director | My Fair Lady
George Cukor was an American film director of Hungarian-Jewish descent, better known for directing comedies and literary adaptations. He once won the Academy Award for Best Director, and was nominated other four times for the same Award.
In 1899, George Dewey Cukor was born on the Lower East Side of...
A Star is Born (1954) Gone with the Wind Holiday The Philadelphia Story The Wizard of Oz
20. Elia Kazan
Director | On the Waterfront
Known for his creative stage direction, Elia Kazan was born Elias Kazantzoglou on September 7, 1909 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey). Noted for drawing out the best dramatic performances from his actors, he directed 21 actors to Oscar nominations, resulting in nine wins. He ...
A Streetcar Named Desire
21. Ava DuVernay
Producer | Queen Sugar
A director, producer, writer, marketer and film distributor, Ava DuVernay made her feature film debut with the documentary This is the Life (2008), a history on hip hop movement that flourished in Los Angeles in the 1990's. This was followed by series of television music documentaries which ...
A Wrinkle in Time
22. Steven Spielberg
Producer | Schindler's List
One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...
A.I Artificial Intelligence E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Hook Jaws Jurassic Park Minority Report Raiders of the Lost Ark Schindler's List
23. Richard Curtis
Writer | Love Actually
About Time Love Actually
24. Tom Shadyac
Director | The Nutty Professor
Tom Shadyac moved to Los Angeles in 1983 and, at age 24, became the youngest staff joke writer ever for comedian Bob Hope. Shadyac received his master's degree in film from UCLA in 1989 after completing the critically acclaimed short, Tom, Dick and Harry. He then worked on movies-of-the-week, ...
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Liar Liar Patch Adams The Nutty Professor
25. Steve Oedekerk
Writer | Kung Pow: Enter the Fist
Steve Oedekerk, the Academy Award nominated multi-hyphenate, has built an extraordinary career, experiencing vast success in writing, directing, producing, acting, stand-up comedy and computer generated animation. He has written and directed films that have grossed over $1.9 billion in worldwide ...
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
26. Julie Taymor
Director | Frida
Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).
She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...
Across the Universe
27. Craig R. Baxley
Director | Action Jackson
Craig Baxley is a third-generation filmmaker. After starting his career in front of the camera, working his way up as a successful stunt coordinator and second unit director on films like Predator (1987), Reds (1981), The Long Riders (1980) and The Warriors (1979) (with such talented directors as ...
Director | Das Boot
A controversial film maker, Wolfgang Petersen has at once been lauded for his professionalism and attention to detail and decried for turning out a string of standard commercial Hollywood blockbusters. The son of a naval officer, Petersen held a lifelong fascination with the sea and naval subjects....
Air Force One The Perfect Storm
29. Doug Atchison
Writer | Akeelah and the Bee
Akeelah and the Bee
30. Ron Clements
Writer | Hercules
Ron Clements was born on April 25, 1953 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Hercules (1997), Aladdin (1992) and The Princess and the Frog (2009). He has been married to Tamara Lee Glumace since February 25, 1989.
Aladdin Hercules Moana The Great Mouse Detective The Little Mermaid
31. John Musker
Writer | Hercules
John Musker was born on November 8, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Hercules (1997), Aladdin (1992) and The Little Mermaid (1989). He has been married to Gale Warren since September 22, 1979. They have three children.
Aladdin Hercules Moana The Great Mouse Detective The Little Mermaid
32. Miguel Arteta
Miguel Arteta was born in 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a director and producer, known for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), The Good Girl (2002) and Youth in Revolt (2009). He is married to Justine Arteta.
Alexander and the Terrible,Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day
Writer | All About Eve
Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on February 11, 1909, Joseph Leo Mankiewicz first worked for the movies as a translator of intertitles, employed by Paramount in Berlin, the UFA's American distributor at the time (1928). He became a dialoguist, then a screenwriter on numerous Paramount ...
All About Eve
34. Don Bluth
Director | Anastasia
Don Bluth was one of the chief animators at Disney to come to the mantle after the great one's death. He eventually became the animation director for such films as The Rescuers (1977) and Pete's Dragon (1977). Unfortunately, the quality of animation that Disney was producing at this point was not ...
All Dogs Go to Heaven
35. Gary Goldman
Producer | Anastasia
When Gary Goldman met Don Bluth at Walt Disney Studios in 1972, they formed an instant friendship, soon realizing that they both shared the desire of restoring the heritage of classical animation to today's animated films, their friendship eventually turned into a creative partnership that has ...
All Dogs Go To Heaven
36. Dan Kuenster
Animation_department | The Secret of NIMH
All Dogs Go To Heaven
37. J.C. Chandor
Producer | A Most Violent Year
All is Lost
38. Clint Eastwood
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a bond salesman and later manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood (née Margret Ruth Runner), a housewife turned IBM clerk. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby ...
American Sniper Invictus Million Dollar Baby Mystic River The Bridges of Madison County
Director | Un long dimanche de fiançailles
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/...
40. Kevin Sullivan
Producer | Road to Avonlea
Anne of Green Gables
41. Rob Marshall
Director | Chicago
Annie Into the Woods Mary Poppins Returns
42. Duke Johnson
Director | Anomalisa
43. Charlie Kaufman
Writer | I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon ...
44. Peyton Reed
Director | Ant-Man
Peyton Reed is an American film director, screenwriter and producer who is known for directing Bring It On, Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. He also directed Yes Man, Down with Love and The Break-Up. He directed episodes of The Mandalorian and Back to the Future.
Producer | Apocalypse Now
Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated ...
Apocalypse Now The Godfather
46. Ben Affleck
Producer | Argo
Benjamin Géza "Ben" Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to mother Chris Anne (Boldt), a school teacher, and father Timothy Byers "Tim" Affleck, a social worker. Ben has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck, who was born in 1975...
47. Michael Bay
Producer | Armageddon
A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...
48. Denis Villeneuve
Director | Dune: Part One
Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013), ...
49. Frank Capra
Director | It's a Wonderful Life
One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you ...
Arsenic and Old Lace It Happened One Night It's a Wonderful Life Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
50. Gary Trousdale
Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in ...
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
51. Kirk Wise
Director | Beauty and the Beast
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
52. John Wells
Producer | The Company Men
John Wells is one of the most prolific writers, directors and producers for television, film and the stage. Over the past two decades, Wells has been a creative force behind some of primetime's biggest hit series, including ER, The West Wing, Third Watch and China Beach. He is currently Executive ...
August: Osage County
53. Baz Luhrmann
Writer | Moulin Rouge!
Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theater, music and recording industries. He is regarded by many as a contemporary example of an auteur for his distinctly recognizable style and deep involvement in the writing, directing, ...
Australia Moulin Rouge
54. James Cameron
Writer | Avatar
James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...
Producer | Biutiful
Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director.
González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born ...
Writer | Baby Mama
Writer | '77
Baby's Day Out
58. Garson Kanin
Writer | Adam's Rib
Garson Kanin has worked as an actor on stage and as a director on Broadway and in Hollywood, but his best-known work is as a writer. During the Great Depression, he dropped out of high school to help support his family by working as a musician and later as a comedian. He attended the American ...
59. Tim Burton
Producer | Edward Scissorhands
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...
Beetlejuice Big Fish Corpse Bride Dark Shadows Edward Scissorhands
60. Gurinder Chadha
Writer | Bend It Like Beckham
Gurinder Chadha was born in Kenya, and grew up in Southall, London, England. She began her career as a news reporter with BBC Radio, directed several award winning documentaries for the BBC, and began an alliance with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Channel Four. In 2001, Chadha set up her own...
Bend it Like Beckham
Director | Benny & Joon
Benny & Joon
Director | Better Off Dead...
Marvelously quirky and creative writer, director, producer and animator Savage Steve Holland was born in 1960. Holland earned the childhood nickname Savage after he kicked a kid in the teeth during a soccer game. He studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts. Holland's student ...
Better Off Dead
63. Don Hall
Writer | Meet the Robinsons
Big Hero 6 Moana
64. Chris Williams
Actor | Frozen
Chris Williams was born on April 23, 1968 in Missouri, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Moana (2016). He has been married to Astrid Sealey since July 10, 2004. They have two children.
Big Hero 6 Moana
65. John Whitesell
Director | The Guiding Light
John Whitesell was born on December 2, 1953 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Guiding Light (1952), Holidate (2020) and Deck the Halls (2006). He has been married to Jolie Barnett since July 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Emily Whitesell.
Big Momma's House 2
66. Tamra Davis
Director | Crossroads
Began her career directing music videos for acts like Tone Loc, Depeche Mode, NWA and Sonic Youth and made her first feature in 92 with Guncrazy starring Drew Barrymore. Ms Barrymore received a Golden Globe Nomination. She then went on to direct feature films starring Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Dave...
67. Mike Nichols
Director | The Graduate
He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later ...
Biloxi Blues Regarding Henry
68. Susanne Bier
Director | Hævnen
Though Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award winning writer and director Susanne Bier's work often plays out against a wide-reaching global backdrop, its focus is intimate, carefully exploring the explosive emotions and complexities of familial bonds. This unique combination is part of ...
69. Ridley Scott
Producer | The Martian
Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear. His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him throughout the United Kingdom ...
Black Hawk Down Kingdom of Heaven
70. Josh Gordon
Director | Hit-Monkey
Josh Gordon is an American film director, producer and writer.
He is best known for directing the films, Blades of Glory (2007) , Office Christmas Party (2016) and The Switch (2010) . He is one half of the directing team known as Speck and Gordon with co-director, Will Speck . The team is also known...
Blades of Glory
71. Will Speck
Producer | Hit-Monkey
Blades of Glory
72. Mel Brooks
Actor | Spaceballs
Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to ...
Blazing Saddles Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Director | Waking Life
Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. ...
Boyhood School of Rock
74. Mark Andrews
Director | Brave
75. Brenda Chapman
Writer | Brave
Brenda Chapman is an American animator, animation film director and writer from Beason, Illinois. She directed the Pixar film Brave and the DreamWorks Animation film The Prince of Egypt. She wrote the storylines of The Lion King and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. She is married to Kevin Lima, fellow ...
Brave The Prince of Egypt
76. Steve Purcell
Writer | Brave
77. Blake Edwards
Writer | The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) and wrote a number of others, beginning with ...
Breakfast at Tiffany's
78. Gary Winick
Producer | Tadpole
Gary Winick was born on March 31, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Tadpole (2002), Charlotte's Web (2006) and The Tic Code (1998). He died on February 27, 2011 in New York City, New York, USA.
Bride Wars Charlotte's Web
79. Paul Feig
Producer | Freaks and Geeks
Paul Feig is an American film director and writer who is known for creating Freaks and Geeks and directing Bridesmaids, The Heat, Spy and A Simple Favor. He also directed the highly controversial 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters. The failure of the reboot resulted in the production of Ghostbusters: ...
Bridesmaids The Heat
80. Sharon Maguire
Director | Bridget Jones's Baby
Sharon Maguire was born on November 28, 1960 in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales, UK. She is a director and producer, known for Bridget Jones's Baby (2016), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and Incendiary (2008).
Bridget Jones's Diary
81. Beeban Kidron
Director | Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
She came to prominence with the much lauded adaptation of Jeanette Winterson's autobiographical novel 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit'. Since then she's directed feature films, television dramas and documentaries. In 2008, she founded the charity called Filmclub with Lindsay Mackie. It has since ...
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
82. Howard Hawks
Director | Rio Bravo
What do the classic films Scarface (1932), Twentieth Century (1934), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), His Girl Friday (1940), Sergeant York (1941), To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep (1946), Red River (1948) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) and Rio Bravo (1959) have in...
Bringing Up Baby His Girl Friday The Big Sleep
83. Greg Beeman
Producer | Heroes
84. Aaron Blaise
Director | Brother Bear
Aaron Blaise is an animator and filmmaker. He was born in 17 February 1968 at Burlington, Vermont, United States and completed his graduation from Ringling College of Art and Design. He is known for his work on Brother Bear (2003), Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). He was nominated ...
85. Robert Walker
Director | Brother Bear
Bob was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Michael and Sally Walker (nee Forrest) but grew up in the east end of Ottawa, ON. He graduated from Gloucester High School where his love for art and the gift of the canvas began to flourish. He attended Sheridan College in the animation program and upon ...
86. Christophe Gans
Director | Le pacte des loups
Born in 1960 in Antibes (in the South of France), Christophe Gans became crazy about movies at an early stage. As a teenager, he made a lot of samurai and kung fu super-8 films with his friends. At the end of the seventies, he founded the fanzine "Rhesus Zero" about B-movies. In 1980, he studied at...
Brotherhood of the Wolf
Writer | The Guard
John Michael McDonagh was born in 1967 in London, England, UK. He is a writer and director, known for The Guard (2011), Calvary (2014) and War on Everyone (2016). He has been married to Elizabeth Eves since 2003.
88. Paul Greengrass
Director | United 93
Paul Greengrass started his filmmaking career with a super 8 camera he found in his art room in secondary school. Those short movies were animation horror films he made using old dolls, artist dummies, and the general art room clutter.
After studying in Cambridge University he got into Granada ...
Captain Phillips The Bourne Supremacy
89. Mark Sandrich
Director | Shall We Dance
Mark Sandrich was born on October 26, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Shall We Dance (1937), Holiday Inn (1942) and Top Hat (1935). He was previously married to Freda Wirtschafter. He died on March 4, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA.
90. Michael Curtiz
Director | Casablanca
Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912. After WWI, he continued his filmmaking career in Austria and Germany and into the early 1920s when he directed films in other countries in Europe. Moving to the US in 1926, he started making films in Hollywood for Warner...
91. Robert Zemeckis
Writer | Back to the Future
A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect ...
Cast Away Forrest Gump The Polar Express
92. Stanley Donen
Director | Charade
Inspired by Fred Astaire's dancing in Flying Down to Rio (1933), Stanley Donen (pronounced 'Dawn-en') attended dance classes from the age of ten. He later recalled that the only thing he wanted to be was a tap dancer.
He was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Helen Pauline (Cohen) and Mordecai ...
Charade Singin' in the Rain The Pajama Game
93. Shawn Levy
Producer | Free Guy
Shawn Levy was born on July 23, 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a producer and director, known for Stranger Things (2016), Real Steel (2011), and the Night at the Museum franchise. He is the founder and principal of 21 Laps Entertainment. He is married to Serena Levy and they have four ...
Cheaper by the Dozen
94. Peter Lord
Animation_department | The Amazing Adventures of Morph
95. Nick Park
Writer | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Nick Park was born on December 6, 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England, UK. He is a writer and producer, known for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Chicken Run (2000) and The Wrong Trousers (1993).
96. Ken Hughes
Writer | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Ken Hughes was an award-winning writer and director who flourished in the 1950s and 1960s, though he continued directing into the early 1980s. Born in Liverpool, England, on January 19, 1922, Hughes decided early in his life that he wanted to be a filmmaker. When he was 14 years old he won an ...
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
97. Lasse Hallström
Director | What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Lasse Hallström was born on June 2, 1946 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and writer, known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Dear John (2010) and Chocolat (2000). He has been married to Lena Olin since March 18, 1994. They have one child. He was previously married to ...
Chocolat The Cider House Rules
98. Laura Poitras
Producer | Citizenfour
99. Phil Lord
Writer | The Lego Movie
Philip A. Lord is an American filmmaker, producer and writer who collaborates with Christopher Miller. They both worked on Clone High, a cult classic animated sci-fi teen comedy show, The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Into the Spider-Verse is ...
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
100. Christopher Miller
Writer | The Lego Movie
Christopher Miller is an American filmmaker, producer and writer who collaborates with Philip A. Lord. They both worked on Clone High, a cult classic animated sci-fi teen comedy show, The Lego Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street and Spider-Man: Into the ...
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs