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Michael Gordon (I) (1909–1993)

A stage actor and director, Michael Gordon broke into films in 1940 as a dialogue director, then became a film editor. He directed his first feature in 1942. He started out with low-budget crime thrillers, but in the late 1940s and early 1950s turned out several well-crafted dramas, notably Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), which garnered José Ferrer an ... See full bio »

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 1972 Anna and the King (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Room 222 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Pillow Talk
 1958-1959 Decoy (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1952 All Hallowe'en (Short)
 1949 Once More, My Darling (uncredited)
 1947 The Web
 1943 Crime Doctor
 1941 A Good Landfall (Documentary short)
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Stage Play: See the Jaguar. Written by N. Richard Nash. Incidental music by Alec Wilder [final Broadway credit]. Choreographed by Joe Layton. Directed by Michael Gordon. Cort Theatre: 3 Dec 1952- 8 Dec 1952 (5 performances). Cast: Margaret Barker, Arthur Batanides, Harry Bergman, David Clarke, James Dean (as "Wally Wilkins") [Broadway ... See more »
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Directed 3 actors to Oscar nominations: José Ferrer (Best Actor, Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)), Doris Day (Best Actress, Pillow Talk (1959)), and Thelma Ritter (Best Supporting Actress, Pillow Talk (1959)). Ferrer won an Oscar for his performance in Gordon's film. See more »

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