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George Cukor (1899–1983)


George Cukor was born on July 7, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA as George Dewey Cukor. He is known for his work on My Fair Lady (1964), The Philadelphia Story (1940) and Adam's Rib (1949). He died on January 24, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2003 Barbra Streisand: The Movie Album (Video short) (segment "Wild Is The Wind")
 1979 The Corn Is Green (TV Movie)
 1976 The Blue Bird
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
 1969 Justine
 1964 My Fair Lady
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1960 Song Without End (finished after Vidor's death, uncredited)
 1958 Hot Spell (uncredited)
 1957 Les Girls
 1956 Lust for Life (co-director - uncredited)
 1953 The Actress
 1952 Pat and Mike
 1949 Adam's Rib
 1947 A Double Life
 1947 Desire Me (uncredited)
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You (uncredited)
 1944 Gaslight
 1943 Resistance and Ohm's Law (Documentary short)
 1940 Susan and God
 1939 Gone with the Wind (uncredited)
 1939 The Women
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (uncredited)
 1938 Zaza
 1938 Holiday
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (some scenes: retakes, uncredited)
 1938 I Met My Love Again (uncredited)
 1936 Camille
 1935 No More Ladies (uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama (uncredited)
 1933 Little Women
 1933 Our Betters
 1932 The Animal Kingdom (uncredited)
 1932 Rockabye
 1932 One Hour with You (uncredited)
 1930 Grumpy
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Other Works:

Stage Play: A Regular Feller. Comedy. Written by Mark Swan. Cort Theatre: 15 Sep 1919- Oct 1919 (closing date unknown/31 performances). Cast: Charles Abbott, James Bradbury, Albert Busher, Everett Butterfield, Dudley Clements (as "Butch Hawkins"), George Cukor (as "Vinton, The chauffeur") [Broadway debut], Ernest Glendinning (as "Dan ... See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)] The second time around, Bette wanted vengeance. It was Elizabeth the First, all over again. A mere apology from Joan wasn't enough. Bette wanted her head. See more »

Trivia:

He replaced John Sturges as director of Wild Is the Wind (1957), Charles Vidor as director of Song Without End (1960) (although Vidor, who died three weeks into filming, got sole credit), Joseph Strick as director of Justine (1969) and Robert Mulligan as director of Rich and Famous (1981). He also directed only one day's shooting of Lust for Life (1956) in the absence of Vincente Minnelli. See more »

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Directed many adaptations of books & plays and was known to be particularly skilled at interpreting stage plays for the screen See more »

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