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Edward Dmytryk (1908–1999)

Edward Dmytryk grew up in San Francisco, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. After his mother died when he was 6, his strict disciplinarian father beat the boy frequently, and the child began running away while in his early teens. Eventually, juvenile authorities allowed him to live alone at the age of 15 and helped him find part-time work as a film ... See full bio »


(age 90) in Encino, California, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Book: "On Film Editing : An Introduction to the Art of Film Construction", ISBN 0240517385 See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Dymtryk | Moe Miller

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My lifelong ambition has been to spend my money as soon as I can get it. See more »


Was originally (in 1954) assigned to direct 20th Century Fox's Seven Cities of Gold (1955), but eventually Robert D. Webb directed the picture. See more »



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