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Date of Birth 9 February 1929Istanbul, Turkey
Date of Death 18 June 2006Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart failure)

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Billy Wilder, William Wyler, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz signed for Hubert on his Director's Guild of America (DGA) application.
Turkish-born Hollywood director of sparse output, the son of Albert Cornfield, a Twentieth Century Fox executive and movie exhibitor. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and acquired an interest in films growing up in Paris and befriending New Wave directors Jean Luc-Godard, Francois Traffaut and Jean-Pierre Melville. Cornfield's American films in the 50's and 60's have been received with mixed critical reviews.

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