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 ...
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