Robert Aldrich (I) (1918–1983)


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Robert Aldrich entered the film industry in 1941 when he got a job as a production clerk at RKO Radio Pictures. He soon worked his way up to script clerk, then became an assistant director, a production manager and an associate producer. He began writing and directing for TV series in the early 1950s, and directed his first feature in 1953 (Big ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Dirty Dozen Director
(1967)
Kiss Me Deadly Director
(1955)
Attack Director
(1956)

Filmography

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 1977 The Choirboys
 1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming (directed by)
 1975 Hustle
 1972 Ulzana's Raid
 1963 4 for Texas
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Safari at Sea (1959)
- The Black Pearl (1959)
 1959 Hotel de Paree (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sundance Returns (1959)
 1957 The Garment Jungle (uncredited)
 1956 Attack
 1956 Autumn Leaves
 1955 The Big Knife
 1954 Vera Cruz
 1954 Apache
 1953-1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Bad Streak (1954)
- The Gift (1953)
- The Hard Way (1953)
- The Witness (1953)
- The Squeeze (1953)
 1953 Big Leaguer
 1952-1953 The Doctor (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Take the Odds (1953)
- The Guest (1952)
- Blackmail (1952)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1952 China Smith (TV Series) (2 episodes)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (10 credits)
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Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 41 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert B. Aldrich

Spouse:

Sibylle Siegfried  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Joan Crawford's withdrawal from Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)] There's no doubt in the world that Crawford was sick, seriously sick. If she'd been faking either the insurance company would never have paid the claim or she would never have been insurable again. Insurance companies are terribly tough, there's no such thing as a made-up ailment that they pay you off on. See more »

Trivia:

He has directed one film that has been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Kiss Me Deadly (1955). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently cast Richard Jaeckel, Ernest Borgnine and Wesley Addy. See more »

Nickname:

Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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