No photo available. Represent Stanley Donen? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,917 this week

Stanley Donen

Since he was a child, Stanley Donen attended dance classes and debuted on Broadway at age 17. With the help of the producer Arthur Freed and the actor Gene Kelly he got the chance to direct the musicals On the Town (1949), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Love Is Better Than Ever (1952) which revolutionized the genre. Another important work of his ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View manager
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Stanley Donen? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 07 Feb 2012
 
a list of 45 people
created 05 Mar 2012
 
a list of 28 people
created 18 Jul 2012
 
a list of 34 people
created 16 Jun 2013
 
a list of 44 people
created 12 Dec 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Stanley Donen's work have you seen?

User Polls

12 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (31 credits)
 2003 The Lionel Richie Collection (Video documentary) (video "Dancing on the Ceiling")
 1999 Love Letters (TV Movie)
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Big Man on Mulberry Street (1986) ... (musical number)
 1980 Saturn 3
 1978 Movie Movie
 1975 Lucky Lady
 1969 Staircase
 1967 Bedazzled
 1966 Arabesque
 1963 Charade
 1958 Damn Yankees!
 1958 Indiscreet
 1957 Funny Face
 1955 Kismet (fill-in director - uncredited)
 1951 Royal Wedding
 1949 On the Town
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (16 credits)
Show Show Music department (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (30 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeard (as "Dancing Boy" / "Ensemble") in "Best Foot Forward" on Broadway. Musical. Book by John Cecil Holm. Music / lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. Music orchestrated by Don Walker and Hans Spialek. Overture by Robert Russell Bennett. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Miles White. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If we remade Singin' in the Rain (1952) today, when Gene Kelly sings in the rain, I think he'd be looking around to make sure he wasn't going to get mugged. See more »

Trivia:

Profiled in "American Classic Screen Interviews" (Scarecrow Press). See more »

Nickname:

The King of Musicals

Star Sign:

Aries

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where is everybody? ladylavende
Happy Birthday!! The_Cooler_Queen
Genius jp88
Stanley Donen v Vincente Minnelli Tolmides
I'll Make A Topic uncarsenal
TCM Film Festival The_Cooler_Queen
Discuss Stanley Donen on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page