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Edward Dmytryk

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Producer Ilya Salkind (left) and director Edward Dmytryk (right) on the set o Bluebeard (1972)

Source: imdb.com

Edward Dmytryk (September 4, 1908 – July 1, 1999) was a Canadian-born American film director. He was known for his 1940s film noirs and received a nomination for Best Director Oscar for Crossfire (1947).

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  • Born: September 4, 1908 Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada
  • Died: July 1, 1999 (aged 90) Encino, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Occupation: Film director, film editor
  • Years active: 1929–1979
  • Spouse(s): Madeleine Robinson (1932–47) (divorced) 1 son Jean Porter (1948–99) (his death) 3 children
  • Children: Michael Richard Victoria Rebecca

Read more about Edward Dmytryk at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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