Sidney Lumet (1924–2011)

Director | Producer | Writer

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  • Sidney Lumet, Rob Cohen, and Quincy Jones in The Wiz (1978)
  • Sidney Lumet and Joel Schumacher in The Wiz (1978)
  • Sidney Lumet, Joel Schumacher, and Rob Cohen in The Wiz (1978)
  • 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)

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Trivia

His final resting place is New Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale, New York.


Quotes

I like being described as the actor's director because it comes primarily from the fact that they open up with me more than they do with most directors.


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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