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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
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Leaf and Bough. Written by Joseph Hayes. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Cort Theatre: 21 Jan 1949- 22 Jan 1949 (3 performances). Cast: Mary Linn Beller (as "Mary Warren"), Louise Buckley, Dorothy Elder, Coleen Gray (as "Nan Warren"), Richard Hart, Charlton Heston, William Jeffrey (as "Grandpa Nelson"), Tom McElhany (as "Dr. ... 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:

You can have all the philosophy you like: if a film doesn't come across in graphic terms, it falls short. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 710-714. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. 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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