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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 »

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(age 90) in Encino, California, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Caine Mutiny
The Caine Mutiny Director
(1954)
Murder, My Sweet
Murder, My Sweet Director
(1944)
Crossfire
Crossfire Director
(1947)
The Young Lions
The Young Lions Director
(1958)

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Other Works:

Book: "Cinema; Concept and Practice", ISBN 0240800028 See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Edward Dymtryk | Moe Miller
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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 251-257. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

Nickname:

Eddie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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