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Lotfi Mansouri (1929–2013)

Lotfi Mansouri was born on June 15, 1929 in Teheran, Iran as Lotfollah Mansouri. He is known for his work on Moonstruck (1987), Yes, Giorgio (1982) and La Gioconda (1979). He was married to Marjorie Anne Thompson. He died on August 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Moonstruck Miscellaneous Crew
Yes, Giorgio
Yes, Giorgio Miscellaneous Crew
La Gioconda
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  Great Performances (TV Series) (stage director - 2 episodes, 1981 - 2002) (general director - 1 episode, 1998)
- The Merry Widow (2002) ... (stage director: original production)
- A Streetcar Named Desire (1998) ... (general director: San Francisco Opera)
- Norma (1981) ... (stage director)
 1996 Great Arias: Ruslan and Lyudmila (TV Short) (stage director)
 1996 Ruslan and Lyudmila (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 1993 Capriccio (TV Movie) (general director: From the San Francisco Opera)
 1990 Les huguenots (TV Movie) (stage director: opera)
 1990 Orlando furioso (TV Movie) (general director: San Francisco Opera)
 1988 L'africaine (TV Movie) (opera director)
 1988 The Merry Widow (TV Movie) (staged by)
 1987 Moonstruck (opera sequence: Toronto)
 1984 Anna Bolena (TV Movie) (staged by)
 1982 Yes, Giorgio (opera consultant)
 1979 La Gioconda (TV Movie) (production)
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 1998 Great Performances (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- A Streetcar Named Desire (1998) ... (executive producer)
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 1991 In the Shadow of the Stars (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2001 And Then One Night: The Making of 'Dead Man Walking' (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Lofti Mansouri)

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Lofti Mansouri

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When he was the head of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, he introduced supertitles, which became a standard feature of opera performances throughout the English-speaking world. See more »

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