Sidney Lumet (1924–2011)

Director | Producer | Writer



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  • Sidney Lumet in ...One Third of a Nation... (1939)
  • Sidney Lumet in ...One Third of a Nation... (1939)
  • Sidney Lumet in ...One Third of a Nation... (1939)
  • Sidney Lumet in The Sea Gull (1968)
  • Sidney Lumet in Charlie Rose (1991)
  • Paul Newman and Sidney Lumet in The Verdict (1982)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

He directed Beau Bridges in Child's Play (1972) and Lovin' Molly (1974) and his younger brother Jeff Bridges in The Morning After (1986).


Quotes

As I'm rehearsing, I slowly evolve into the style in which I'm going to shoot the movie.


Trademark

On all his films he assembles the cast for a two week rehearsal in which they perform the script from beginning to end like a play. This cuts down on the need for repeated takes during filming.


Star Sign

Cancer

Personal Details

Born

Sidney Arthur Lumet

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Died

(age 86)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA


Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

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