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Edward Dmytryk (1908–1999)


Edward Dmytryk grew up in San Francisco, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. After his mother died when he was 6, his strict disciplinarian father beat the boy frequently, and the child began running away while in his early teens. Eventually, juvenile authorities allowed him to live alone at the age of 15 and helped him find part-time work as a film ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 90) in Encino, California, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Caine Mutiny Director
(1954)
Crossfire Director
(1947)
Mirage Director
(1965)
Give Us This Day Director
(1949)

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Other Works:

Book: "On Filmmaking", Focal Press. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Dymtryk | Moe Miller

Spouse:

Jean Porter  (his death)  (3 children) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

My lifelong ambition has been to spend my money as soon as I can get it. See more »

Trivia:

At one time a member of the Communist party, he later renounced and denounced Communism. See more »

Nickname:

Eddie

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