3 Biographical Movies |
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1 Interview |
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Bill Wyler | Lt Col William Wyler
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
They asked me to do Ben-Hur
(1959). It was really not the kind of picture I...I been making. But, I felt it would be intriguing to see if I could make a Cecil B. DeMille
He was asked by Laurence Olivier
to direct Henry V
(1944), for which the British government had released the actor from the navy air services to film in order to boost public morale. Wyler, who was in England as an officer in charge of a US Army Signals Corps motion picture unit assigned to the US Army Air Force, declined the offer and told him to direct it himself. Still considered the best film...
Known for his rich, honest exploration of people and human behavior, regardless of the scale of the film