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George Stevens (I) (1904–1975)


George Stevens, a filmmaker known as a meticulous craftsman with a brilliant eye for composition and a sensitive touch with actors, is one of the great American filmmakers, ranking with John Ford, William Wyler and Howard Hawks as a creator of classic Hollywood cinema, bringing to the screen mytho-poetic worlds that were also mass entertainment. ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Giant
Giant Director
(1956)
Shane
Shane Director
(1953)
A Place in the Sun
(1951)
Vivacious Lady
Vivacious Lady Director
(1938)

Filmography

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 2017 The Spirit of Liberation (Documentary) (war cameraman)
 1999 D-Day: The Color Footage (Documentary)
 1994 George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (TV Movie documentary) (16mm segments)
 1931 The Panic Is On (Short)
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short)
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Glückliche Kindheit (Short)
 1930 Pêle-Mêle (Short)
 1930 Bigger and Better (Short)
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short) (photographed by)
 1930 Radiomanía (Short)
 1930 Tiembla y Titubea (Short)
 1930 Below Zero (Short) (photographed by)
 1930 La vida nocturna (Short)
 1930 Brats (Short) (photographed by, uncredited)
 1930 The Fighting Parson (Short)
 1930 Blotto (Short) (photographed by)
 1930 The Real McCoy (Short)
 1930 The Head Guy (Short)
 1930 Ladrones (Short)
 1930 Night Owls (Short) (photographed by)
 1929 Angora Love (Short)
 1929 Skirt Shy (Short)
 1929 The Hoose-Gow (Short)
 1929 Bacon Grabbers (Short)
 1929 They Go Boom! (Short)
 1929 Snappy Sneezer (Short)
 1929 Dad's Day (Short) (photographed by)
 1929 Men O'War (Short) (photographed by)
 1929 Madame Q (Short) (photographed by)
 1929 Double Whoopee (Short) (as George Stephens, photographed by)
 1929/I Hurdy Gurdy (Short)
 1929 Unaccustomed As We Are (Short)
 1929 Big Business (Short)
 1929 That's My Wife (Short)
 1929 Wrong Again (Short)
 1929 Liberty (Short) (photographed by)
 1928 We Faw Down (Short)
 1928 Feed 'em and Weep (Short)
 1928 Two Tars (Short)
 1928 All Parts (Short)
 1928 Do Gentlemen Snore? (Short)
 1928 Early to Bed (Short)
 1928 Should Women Drive? (Short)
 1928 Their Purple Moment (Short)
 1928 Tell It to the Judge (Short)
 1928 Blow by Blow (Short)
 1928 Came the Dawn (Short)
 1928 The Finishing Touch (Short)
 1928 Dumb Daddies (Short)
 1928 Leave 'Em Laughing (Short)
 1928 Should Tall Men Marry? (Short)
 1928 Pass the Gravy (Short)
 1927 The Battle of the Century (Short)
 1927 Putting Pants on Philip (Short)
 1927 Love 'em and Feed 'em (Short)
 1927 Hats Off (Short)
 1927 Sugar Daddies (Short)
 1927 Lightning
 1927 No Man's Law
 1927 The Second 100 Years (Short)
 1927 The Honorable Mr. Buggs (Short)
 1927 Slipping Wives (Short)
 1925 No Man's Law
 1925 Black Cyclone
 1925 Looking for Sally (Short)
 1923 Roughest Africa (Short)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Stephens | Col. George C. Stevens

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Only an audience can give validity to a film, and as a filmmaker you are constantly searching for this community of acceptance. There's nothing quite as unresponsive as a white sheet at the far end of an auditorium in front of an arrangement of chairs. The audience gives a film credence, they draw from their knowledge to determine whether what they're watching is valid. There is always that ... See more »

Trivia:

Won the Oscar for Best Director twice - for A Place in the Sun (1951) and for Giant (1956). Neither film won Best Picture, and both starred Elizabeth Taylor. See more »

Nickname:

The Indian See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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