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1. Jack Arnold
Director | The Incredible Shrinking Man
Jack Arnold reigns supreme as one of the great directors of 1950s science-fiction features. His films are distinguished by moody black and white cinematography, solid acting, smart, thoughtful scripts, snappy pacing, a genuine heartfelt enthusiasm for the genre and plenty of eerie atmosphere.
2. Arthur Lubin
Director | Phantom of the Opera
A graduate of Carnegie Tech, Arthur Lubin entered films as an actor in the 1920s, and after appearing in many films turned to directing in 1934, mainly for Universal. His forte was light comedy, but he helmed many different types of pictures for the studio. Lubin was the director Universal ...
3. Jerry Hopper
Director | The Private War of Major Benson
A former Paramount editor before becoming a director, he was the cousin of Glenda Farrell.
Never Say Goodbye (1956): Will
Producer | Moonrise
Harvard-educated Charles Haas entered films in 1935 as an extra at Universal. He was soon promoted to assistant director, then branched out into directing documentaries and industrial films. During WW II he made training films for the Army Signal Corps. After the war he went back to work for ...
Star in the Dust (1956): Tom - Ranch Hand
Director | Star Trek
Joseph Pevney was born on September 15, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) and Man of a Thousand Faces (1957). He was married to Margo Pevney, Philippa Hilber and Mitzi Green. He died on ...
Away All Boats (1956): Corpsman
Director | A Star Is Born
William Wellman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter-director of the original A Star Is Born (1937), was called "Wild Bill" during his World War I service as an aviator, a nickname that persisted in Hollywood due to his larger-than-life personality and lifestyle.
A leap-year baby born in 1896 on the 29th...
Lafayette Escadrille (1958): George Moseley
8. Sergio Leone
Writer | Once Upon a Time in America
Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in ...
Director | Ladri di biciclette
Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee ...
10. Ted Post
Director | Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Ted Post first began thinking about a career in show business in 1938, when he was working as a weekend usher at the Loew's Pitkin Theater in Brooklyn, New York, and getting so caught up in the movies that he would sometimes forget to escort the patrons to their seats. He received some acting ...
11. Don Siegel
Director | Dirty Harry
Don Siegel was educated at Cambridge University, England. In Hollywood from the mid-'30s, he began his career as an editor and second unit director. In 1945 he directed two shorts (Hitler Lives (1945) and Star in the Night (1945)) which both won Academy Awards. His first feature as a director was ...
12. Brian G. Hutton
Director | Where Eagles Dare
Brian G. Hutton was born on January 1, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA as Brian Geoffrey Hutton. He was an actor and director, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Wild Seed (1965). He was married to Victoria Sierra. He died on August 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, ...
13. Joshua Logan
Writer | Fanny
Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". ...
Paint Your Wagon (1969): Pardner
14. Clint Eastwood
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...
Play Misty for Me (1971): Dave High Plains Drifter (1973): The Stranger Breezy (1973): Man at Marina The Eiger Sanction (1975): Jonathan Hemlock The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976): Josey Wales The Gauntlet (1977): Ben Shockley Bronco Billy (1980): Bronco Billy Firefox (1982): Mitchell Gant Honkytonk Man (1982): Red Stovall Sudden Impact (1983): Harry Callahan Pale Rider (1985): Preacher Heartbreak Ridge (1986): Highway White Hunter Black Heart (1990): John Wilson The Rookie (1990): Nick Pulovski Unforgiven (1992): Bill Munny A Perfect World (1993): Chief Red Garnett The Bridges of Madison County (1995): Robert Kincaid Absolute Power (1997): Luther Whitney True Crime (1999): Steve Everett Space Cowboys (2000): Frank Corvin Blood Work (2002): Terry McCaleb Million Dollar Baby (2004): Frankie Dunn Gran Torino (2008): Walt Kowalski The Mule (2018): Earl Stone
15. John Sturges
Director | The Great Escape
John Sturges was an American film director, mostly remembered for his outstanding Western films. In 1992, Sturges was awarded a Golden Boot Award for his lifelong contribution to the Western genre.
Sturges was born in the village of Oak Park, Illinois, within the Chicago metropolitan area. By 1930, ...
Joe Kidd (1972): Joe Kidd
16. Michael Cimino
Writer | The Deer Hunter
Michael Cimino studied architecture and dramatic arts; later he filmed advertisements and documentaries and also wrote scripts until the actor, producer and director Clint Eastwood gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). But his biggest success was The Deer...
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974): Thunderbolt
17. James Fargo
Director | The Enforcer
18. Buddy Van Horn
Stunts | High Plains Drifter
20. Richard Benjamin
Actor | Westworld
Although his actress wife Paula Prentiss became a star by the early 1960s, it took Richard Benjamin almost fifteen years to establish his screen persona, but the wait was rewarding. After extensive work in theatre as actor and director, and his participation in the cult TV series He & She (1967)...
City Heat (1984): Lieutenant Speer
Director | Das Boot
This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies.
Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus. This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees....
In the Line of Fire (1993): Frank Horrigan
22. Brad Silberling
Director | City of Angels
Brad Silberling was born on September 8, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Bradley Mitchell Silberling. He is a producer and director, known for City of Angels (1998), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Moonlight Mile (2002). He has been married to Amy ...
Casper (1995): Clint Eastwood
23. Robert Lorenz
Assistant_director | Mystic River
Lorenz was born in Chicago and has lived in Los Angeles since 1989. As a producer he has been nominated three times for Best Picture: Mystic River in 2003, Letters From Iwo Jima in 2006 and American Sniper in 2014. In 2012 he made his directorial debut with Trouble with the Curve. He has been a ...