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Alan J. Pakula (1928–1998)


Alan J. Pakula was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Best Director for All the President's Men (1976) and Best Adapted Screenplay for Sophie's Choice (1982). He also directed Presumed Innocent (1990), The Pelican Brief (1993) and The Devil's Own ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Sophie's Choice Producer
(1982)
(1976)
(1990)
(1962)

Filmography

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 1993 The Pelican Brief (producer)
 1992 Consenting Adults (producer)
 1989 See You in the Morning (producer)
 1987 Orphans (producer)
 1986 Dream Lover (producer)
 1982 Sophie's Choice (producer)
 1979 Starting Over (producer)
 1974 The Parallax View (producer)
 1973 Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (producer - produced by)
 1971 Klute (producer)
 1969 The Sterile Cuckoo (producer)
 1968 The Stalking Moon (producer - produced by)
 1967 Up the Down Staircase (producer - produced by)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (producer)
 1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall (producer)
 1963 Love with the Proper Stranger (producer)
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird (producer - produced by)
 1957 Fear Strikes Out (producer - as Alan Pakula)
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Show Show Writer (4 credits)
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Show Show Self (19 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Pakula

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Spouse:

Hannah Pakula  (his death) | See more »

Parents:

Pakula, Paul | Pakula, Jeanette
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Liza Minnelli] One of the happiest times in my life was during The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), mostly because of Liza. I've never seen anybody get more joy out of working and it's contagious. See more »

Trivia:

His first wife, Hope Lange, although of more natural causes, also passed at the age of 70. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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