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Delmer Daves

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 07/24/1904 († 73, 08/17/1977) | San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA))
Delmer Lawrence Daves (July 24, 1904 – August 17, 1977) was an American screenwriter, film director and film producer. He worked in many genres, including film noir and warfare, but he is best known for his Western movies, especially Broken Arrow (1950), The Last Wagon (1956), 3:10 to Yuma (1957) and The Hanging Tree (1959). He was required to work exclusively on studio-based films after heart trouble in 1959, one of which, A Summer Place, was a huge commercial success. Daves worked with some of the best known players of his time including established stars like Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper, Glenn Ford, James Stewart and Richard Widmark. He also helped to develop the careers of up-and-coming players such as Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Felicia Farr and George C. Scott. ()
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Delmer Daves was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Delmer Daves

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Delmer Daves as Actor(7)

as Self - Writer and Director (archive footage)2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn
as Mr. Humphries1932 Divorce In The Family
as Beef1930 Good News
as Bossy Edwards1929 The Duke Steps Out
as Delmar Daves (uncredited)1929 A Man's Man
as Raymond Sperling1929 The Bishop Murder Case
as Undetermined Role1928 The Mating Call

Movies with Delmer Daves as Crew(86)

Directing/Director1965 The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Production/Producer1965 The Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Directing/Director1964 Youngblood Hawke
Writing/Screenplay1964 Youngblood Hawke
Directing/Director1963 Spencer's Mountain
Production/Producer1963 Spencer's Mountain
Writing/Writer1963 Spencer's Mountain
Directing/Director1962 Rome Adventure
Production/Producer1962 Rome Adventure
Writing/Screenplay1962 Rome Adventure
Directing/Director1961 Susan Slade
Production/Producer1961 Susan Slade
Writing/Screenplay1961 Susan Slade
Directing/Director1961 Parrish
Production/Producer1961 Parrish
Writing/Writer1961 Parrish
Directing/Director1959 The Hanging Tree
Directing/Director1959 A Summer Place
Writing/Writer1959 A Summer Place
Directing/Director1958 The Badlanders
Directing/Director1958 Cowboy
Directing/Director1958 Kings Go Forth
Writing/Screenplay1957 An Affair to Remember
Directing/Director1957 3:10 to Yuma
Directing/Director1956 The Last Wagon
Writing/Screenplay1956 The Last Wagon
Directing/Director1956 Jubal
Writing/Screenplay1956 Jubal
Writing/Screenplay1955 White Feather
Directing/Director1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators
Directing/Director1954 Drum Beat
Production/Producer1954 Drum Beat
Writing/Screenplay1954 Drum Beat
Writing/Story1954 Drum Beat
Directing/Director1953 Never Let Me Go
Directing/Director1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Writing/Screenplay1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Directing/Director1952 Return of the Texan
Directing/Director1951 Bird of Paradise
Production/Producer1951 Bird of Paradise
Writing/Screenplay1951 Bird of Paradise
Directing/Director1950 Broken Arrow
Directing/Director1949 Task Force
Writing/Writer1949 Task Force
Directing/Director1949 A Kiss in the Dark
Directing/Director1948 To the Victor
Directing/Director1947 The Red House
Writing/Screenplay1947 The Red House
Directing/Director1947 Dark Passage
Writing/Screenplay1947 Dark Passage
Directing/Director1945 Pride of the Marines
Directing/Director1944 Hollywood Canteen
Writing/Screenplay1944 Hollywood Canteen
Directing/Director1944 The Very Thought of You
Writing/Screenplay1944 The Very Thought of You
Directing/Director1943 Destination Tokyo
Writing/Screenplay1943 Destination Tokyo
Writing/Screenplay1943 Stage Door Canteen
Writing/Screenplay1942 You Were Never Lovelier
Writing/Screenplay1941 Unexpected Uncle
Writing/Screenplay1941 The Night of January 16th
Writing/Screenplay1940 Safari
Writing/Story1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Writing/Screenplay1939 $1,000 a Touchdown
Writing/Story1939 $1,000 a Touchdown
Writing/Screenplay1939 Love Affair
Writing/Writer1938 Professor Beware
Writing/Screenplay1937 The Singing Marine
Writing/Screenplay1937 The Go-Getter
Writing/Screenplay1937 She Married an Artist
Writing/Screenplay1936 The Petrified Forest
Writing/Story1935 Shipmates Forever
Writing/Screenplay1935 Shipmates Forever
Writing/Screenplay1935 Stranded
Writing/Screenplay1935 Page Miss Glory
Writing/Story1934 No More Women
Writing/Screenplay1934 No More Women
Writing/Screenplay1934 Flirtation Walk
Writing/Original Story1934 Flirtation Walk
Writing/Screenplay1934 Dames
Writing/Story1934 Dames
Writing/Screenplay1932 Divorce In The Family
Writing/Adaptation1931 Shipmates
Writing/Dialogue1931 Shipmates
Writing/Screenplay1929 So This Is College

Full Name: Delmer Daves
Born: Sunday, 07/24 1904 (July) in San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 08/17 1977 (August) in La Jolla (aged: 73)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Stanford University
Spouses (current/former): Mary Lawrence
Other names for Delmer Daves (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Delmer Lawrence Daves"
"Del Daves"
Delmer Daves frequently works together with these people:
Leo K. Kuter (10x, Crew)
Max Steiner (9x, Crew)
Orry-Kelly (8x, Crew)
Leo F. Forbstein (8x, Crew)
Lyle R. Wheeler (7x, Crew)
Frank Borzage (7x, Crew)
Leo McCarey (7x, Crew)
William L. Kuehl (6x, Crew)
Gordon Bau (6x, Crew)
Jack L. Warner (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26534, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 02/13/2024