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Edward Dmytryk (1908–1999)


Edward Dmytryk grew up in San Francisco, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. After his mother died when he was 6, his strict disciplinarian father beat the boy frequently, and the child began running away while in his early teens. Eventually, juvenile authorities allowed him to live alone at the age of 15 and helped him find part-time work as a film ... See full bio »

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(age 90) in Encino, California, USA

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Crossfire Director
(1947)
Give Us This Day Director
(1949)
Mirage Director
(1965)
The Caine Mutiny Director
(1954)

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Other Works:

Book: "On Screen Acting," with Jean Porter (as Jean Dymtryk). Focal Press. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Dymtryk | Moe Miller
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Personal Quote:

My lifelong ambition has been to spend my money as soon as I can get it. See more »

Trivia:

One of Turner Classic Movies in-house "original productions" promotions has one about the career of Edward Dmytryk----it just played again on 7-29-17---that the first film Mr. Dmytryk was in 1939. It appears that TMC's research staff is a tad bit incorrect as the first film he directed was "The Hawk (1939)", a poverty-row B-western. In 1949, "Ramblin' Tommy Scott acquired this film, probably from... See more »

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Eddie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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