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Stanley Kramer (1913–2001)


Stanley Kramer was born on September 29, 1913 in Hell's Kitchen [now Clinton], Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Stanley Earl Abramson. He was a producer and director, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) and On the Beach (1959). He was married to Karen Sharpe, Anne P. Kramer and Marilyn Erskine. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 9 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Judgment at Nuremberg
(1961)
On the Beach
On the Beach Producer
(1959)
The Defiant Ones
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 (producer)
 1965 Ship of Fools World Premiere Party (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 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)
 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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Other Works:

(1980s) Wrote a newspaper column for the Seattle Times See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

(On Roosevelt's New Deal) That all probably as profound an influence on me as any event on which I can base the things I believe in; my attitudes regarding the blacks; the freedom of teachers; world guilt and sectarian prejudice. I never became any kind of evangelist because of those beliefs, but I tried to translate the drama of them into film. See more »

Trivia:

After graduating De Witt Clinton High School, he attended New York University, graduating with a degree in business administration. His articles for a university publication won him a contract as junior writer at 20th Century Fox, earning $70 a week. For the next fourteen years, he worked as a scriptwriter/researcher at Fox, Republic and Columbia; as set dresser, researcher and editor at MGM and ... See more »

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