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Rouben Mamoulian (1897–1987)


Rouben Mamoulian was born on October 8, 1897 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]. He was a director and writer, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Mark of Zorro (1940) and Queen Christina (1933). He was married to Azadia Newman. He died on December 4, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1963 Cleopatra (: (uncredited; fired, replaced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz - uncredited)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (: (uncredited, fired, footage unused except for song "Good Morning, Sistuh", replaced by Otto Preminger - uncredited)
 1952 The Wild Heart (US version)
 1939 Golden Boy
 1935 Becky Sharp
 1934 We Live Again
 1931 City Streets
 1929 Applause
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Stage Play: Marco Millions. Comedy. Written by Eugene O'Neill. Incidental music by Emerson Whithorne. Stage Manager: Albert Cowles. Assistant Stage Mgr: Cheryl Crawford. Musical Director: Max Weiser. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Guild Theatre: 9 Jan 1928- Mar 1928 (closing date unknown/92 performances). Cast: Marochka Anisfeld, Mary ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

The most important critic is time. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Nersesian School in Tiflis, Georgia. His school friend was the Armenian poet and actor Pahare. Pahare later studied acting with Vergine Kalantarian, who was Rouben's mother. Joseph Stalin also was a graduate of Nersesian School. See more »

Trademark:

Always included a cat in his films as a good luck token See more »

Nickname:

Mamoo

Star Sign:

Libra

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