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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 & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady Director
(1964)
The Philadelphia Story
(1940)
Adam's Rib
Adam's Rib Director
(1949)
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born Director
(1954)

Filmography

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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: Antonia. Written by Melchior Lengyel. Book adapted by Arthur Richman. Directed by Melchior Lengyel and George Cukor. Empire Theatre: 20 Oct 1925- Dec 1925 (closing date unknown/55 performances). Cast: Anne Brody (as "The Profiteer's Wife"), Ilka Chase (as "Lia"), Mabel Colcord (as "Marcsa"), H. Tyrrell-Davis (as "George Tamassy... See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the problems 'Cinemascope' introduced to cinematography] We couldn't move the camera up or down because of distortion, and we couldn't move back and away from the camera. Everything had to be played out on a level plane - if someone were too much upstage, they would be out of focus. And you weren't really able to come in really close on faces. It was rather like what happened when sound came ... See more »

Trivia:

Started his career in Hollywood as dialogue director on All Quiet on the Western Front (1930). Prior to his arrival at MGM, he had brief spells at Paramount (1930-31) and RKO (1932-33). Subsequently under contract at MGM, 1933-37, 1939-44, 1949-50 and 1952-53. See more »

Trademark:

He was often regarded as a "women's director" because his films frequently are centered around strong female characters. See more »

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