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Stanley Kramer (I) (1913–2001)


Stanley Kramer was born on September 29, 1913 in Hell's Kitchen [now Clinton], Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) and Inherit the Wind (1960). He was married to Karen Sharpe, Anne P. Kramer and Marilyn Erskine. He died on February 19, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 9 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1961)
Inherit the Wind Producer
(1960)
The Defiant Ones Producer
(1958)

Filmography

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 1979 The Runner Stumbles (producer)
 1977 The Domino Principle (producer)
 1975 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Oklahoma Crude (producer)
 1971 Bless the Beasts & Children (producer)
 1970 R.P.M. (producer)
 1969 The Secret of Santa Vittoria (producer)
 1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (producer)
 1965 Ship of Fools World Premiere Party (TV Special) (consulting producer)
 1965 Ship of Fools (producer - produced by)
 1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter (executive producer - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (producer)
 1963 A Child Is Waiting (producer)
 1962 Pressure Point (producer)
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg (producer)
 1960 Inherit the Wind (producer)
 1959 On the Beach (producer)
 1958 The Defiant Ones (producer)
 1957 The Pride and the Passion (producer)
 1955 Not as a Stranger (producer)
 1954 The Caine Mutiny (producer)
 1953 The Wild One (producer - uncredited)
 1953 The 5, 000 Fingers of Dr. T. (producer)
 1953 The Juggler (producer)
 1952 Eight Iron Men (producer)
 1952 The Member of the Wedding (producer)
 1952 The Happy Time (producer)
 1952 The Four Poster (producer)
 1952 High Noon (producer - uncredited)
 1952 My Six Convicts (producer - uncredited)
 1952 The Sniper (producer)
 1951 Death of a Salesman (producer)
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac (producer)
 1950 The Men (producer)
 1949 Home of the Brave (producer)
 1949 Champion (producer)
 1948 So This Is New York (producer)
 1942 The Moon and Sixpence (associate producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Mid-'80s) TV commercial: KCPQ Channel 13 (then known as The Movie Channel) See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Karen Sharpe  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

During the filming of Mad World with all the comedians, I think Spencer Tracy was in poorer health than I (believed): he had bad colour and no stamina whatever. But then, even though this lack of energy showed, I think he had his best time ever during the making of a film. The comedians worshipped him. Never before or since has a king had a court full of jesters who strove only to entertain him ... See more »

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Directed 14 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Cara Williams, Spencer Tracy, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland, Montgomery Clift, Oskar Werner, Michael Dunn, Simone Signoret, Katharine Hepburn, Cecil Kellaway and Beah Richards. Hepburn and Schell won Oscars for their performances in one of Kramer's movies. See more »

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