STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,754 this week

Douglas Sirk (1897–1987)


Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist. Both of his parents were Danish, and the future director would make movies in German, Danish and English. His reputation, which was ... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 39 people
created 20 Jun 2017
 
a list of 38 people
created 08 Jun 2016
 
a list of 24 people
created 27 Nov 2016
 
a list of 46 people
created 14 Dec 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Douglas Sirk's work have you seen?

User Polls

5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Final Accord Director
(1936)
To New Shores Director
(1937)
(1959)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (48 credits)
 1979 Bourbon Street Blues (Short) (supervising director)
 1978 Silvesternacht - Ein Dialog (Short) (supervising director)
 1976 Sprich zu mir wie der Regen (Short) (supervising director)
 1957 Interlude
 1957 Battle Hymn
 1956 Never Say Goodbye (uncredited)
 1953 All I Desire
 1949 Shockproof
 1947 Lured
 1946 The Strange Woman (uncredited)
 1944 Summer Storm
 1939 Wilton's Zoo (as Detlef Sierck)
 1938 Accord final (uncredited)
 1937 La Habanera (as Detlef Sierck)
 1937 To New Shores (as Detlef Sierck)
 1937 La chanson du souvenir (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 Das Hofkonzert (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 Final Accord (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 't was een april (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Der eingebildete Kranke (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Dreimal Ehe (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Stützen der Gesellschaft (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 The Girl from the Marsh Croft (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 April, April! (as Detlef Sierck)
 1934 Zwei Genies (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

14 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael O'Hara | Detlef Sierck | Detlev Sierck

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I certainly believe that happiness exists, if only by the simple fact that it can be destroyed. See more »

Trivia:

The director Detlef Sierck finished his education in jurisprudence and he began his professional career as an editor for the "Neue Hamburger Zeitung". See more »

Trademark:

Use of mirrors to break up the surface of the screen. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed