Director | Producer | Writer
Was the original director of Funny Girl (1968), but left the picture over differences with producer Ray Stark and star Barbra Streisand. He was replaced by William Wyler.
[on his experience acting in ...One Third of a Nation... (1939) as a 14-year-old boy] I hated acting in movies and I've understood all about actors ever since...I knew that I could never be a really good actor.
His characters are often persecuted men striving for justice
Sidney Arthur Lumet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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