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Jules Dassin (1911–2008)


Jules Dassin was an Academy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and actor best known for his films Rififi (1955), Never on Sunday (1960), and Topkapi (1964). He was born Julius Samuel Dassin on 18 December 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. He was one of eight children of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Samuel Dassin and Berthe Vogel. Young ... See full bio »

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(age 96) in Athens, Greece

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Never on Sunday Director
(1960)
Rififi Director
(1955)
Phaedra Director
(1962)
The Law Director
(1959)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Joy to the World. Written by Allan Scott. Directed by Jules Dassin. Plymouth Theatre: 16 Mar 1948- 3 Jul 1948 (124 performances). Cast: Alfred Drake, Marsha Hunt (as "Ann Wood"), Morris Carnovsky (as "Sam Blumenfeld"), Myron McCormick (as "J. Newton Mckeon Head of Publicity"), Walter F. Appler (as "Henry Saintsbury"), Sam ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 14 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Perlo Vita
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Personal Quote:

If there is anything I want to be remembered for, it is for fulfilling Melina's dream [the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece]. (from a 1997 interview) See more »

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1984. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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