William Wyler (1902–1981)

Director | Producer | Actor



Photos

  • Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Buñuel, Billy Wilder, George Cukor, Jean-Claude Carrière, Robert Mulligan, George Stevens, Robert Wise, and William Wyler
  • Bette Davis with directors Frank Capra and William Wyler. "The Letter," 1940.
  • "The Heiress" Director William Wyler, Montgomery Clift, Olivia de Havilland 1949 Paramount Pictures
  • Simone Signoret, Charlton Heston, Shelley Winters, William Wyler. Academy Awards: 32nd Annual, 1960
  • Charlton Heston, Susan Hayward, William Wyler, John Wayne. Academy Awards: 32nd Annual, 1960
  • THE LITTLE FOXES, Teresa Wright, Director William Wyler, Bette Davis, Goldwyn

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

In April of 1945 he permanently lost the hearing in his right ear while filming a bombing mission from a B-25.


Quotes

[on Ben-Hur (1959)] It took a Jew to make a really good movie about Christ.


Trademark

Known for his rich, honest exploration of people and human behavior, regardless of the scale of the film


Nickname

99-Take Willie


Star Sign

Cancer

Personal Details

Born

Wilhelm Weiller

Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany [now Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France]

Died

(age 79)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

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