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Anthony Mann (I) (1906–1967)

Anthony Mann was born on June 30, 1906 in San Diego, California, USA as Emil Anton Bundesmann. He was a director and writer, known for El Cid (1961), Winchester '73 (1950) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954). He was married to Anna, Sara Montiel and Mildred Mann. He died on April 29, 1967 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »


(age 60) in Berlin, Germany

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Emil Anton Bundmann | Anthony Bundsmann | Anton Mann


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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[on Erich von Stroheim] He drove me mad. He was a genius. I'm not a genius; I'm a worker. Geniuses sometimes end up very unhappy, without a penny. That's what happened to Erich--and Preston Sturges, too. See more »


In Hollywood from 1939, Mann began as an assistant director at Paramount. Promoted to director, he began by turning out low-budget thrillers and films noir for studios like Republic, Eagle-Lion (formerly PRC) and RKO (1945-46). He was at MGM from 1949-51, but eventually made his breakthrough at Universal with a series of uncompromisingly tough, "psychological" westerns starring James Stewart. ... See more »


Liked to experiment with widescreen "scope" aspect ratios by placing major action on both the far left and right edges of the frame, often in the same shot. See more »



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