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Rouben Mamoulian (1897–1987)


Rouben Mamoulian was born on October 8, 1897 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Rouben Zachary Mamoulian. He was a director and writer, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), Applause (1929) and The Gay Desperado (1936). He was married to Azadia Newman. He died on December 4, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1931)
Applause Director
(1929)
(1936)
Becky Sharp Director
(1935)

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 1959 Porgy and Bess (: (uncredited, fired, footage unused except for song "Good Morning, Sistuh", replaced by Otto Preminger - uncredited)
 1952 The Wild Heart (US version)
 1939 Golden Boy
 1935 Becky Sharp
 1934 We Live Again
 1931 City Streets
 1929 Applause
 1926 The Flute of Krishna (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Sadie Thompson. Written by Rouben Mamoulian and Howard Dietz. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Based on the short story "Rain" by W. Somerset Maugham. Adapted from the play "Rain" by John Colton and Clemence Randolph. Vocal arrangements by Vernon Duke. Choreographed by Edward Caton. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 10 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[interviewed in 1966]: The screen is the most powerful, exciting and contemporary medium. One of these days, we will learn to do it full justice. See more »

Trivia:

His mother, Vergine Kalantarian, was an Armenian theater actress in Tiflis, Georgia. See more »

Trademark:

Always included a cat in his films as a good luck token See more »

Nickname:

Mamoo

Star Sign:

Libra

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