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Lewis Milestone (1895–1980)

Lewis Milestone, a clothing manufacturer's son, was born in Bessarabia (now Moldova), raised in Odessa (Ukraine) and educated in Belgium and Berlin (where he studied engineering). He was fluent in both German and Russian and an avid reader. Milestone had an affinity for the theatre from an early age, starting as a prop man and background artist ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1963-1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hooligan (1964)
 1960 Ocean's 11
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Bull Skinner (1958)
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1955 La vedova X
 1954 They Who Dare
 1953 Melba
 1952 Kangaroo
 1949 The Red Pony
 1944 Guest in the House (uncredited)
 1942 Our Russian Front (Documentary)
 1941 Know for Sure (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Anything Goes
 1932 Rain (uncredited)
 1929 Betrayal
 1928 The Racket
 1928 Tempest (uncredited)
 1927 The Kid Brother (uncredited)
 1926 Fine Manners (uncredited)
 1926 The Caveman
 1925 Seven Sinners
 1919 Fit to Win (Short)
 1918 Positive (Short)
 1918 Posture (Short)
 1918 The Toothbrush (Short)
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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

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5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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[on directing Marlon Brando in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)] Everything went off fine for a couple of weeks, and then suddenly we were doing a scene and Marlon spoke to the cameraman, right past me. He said, "Look, I'll tell you, when I go like this, it means roll it, and this gesture means you stop the camera. You don't stop the camera until I give you the signal". Well, I was amazed, but I ... See more »

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Born in Russia, Milestone emigrated to the US in 1917 in order to escape being drafted into the Russian army during World War I, but upon his arrival in the US immediately enlisted in the US Army and was sent to France, where he fought until the war's end. See more »

Nickname:

Milly

Star Sign:

Libra

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