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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 »

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13 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Singin' in the Rain
(1952)
Charade
Charade Director
(1963)
Funny Face
Funny Face Director
(1957)

Filmography

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 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
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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (32 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Lionel Richie video "Dancing on the Ceiling" See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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:

His classic film, Singin' in the Rain (1952), was adapted for a musical in the West End and was awarded Outstanding Musical Production in 2001 (2000 season) at the Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards. See more »

Nickname:

The King of Musicals

Star Sign:

Aries

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