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Don Siegel

Film Producer / Film Director / Actor | * 10/26/1912 († 78, 04/20/1991) | Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Donald Siegel (October 26, 1912 – April 20, 1991) was an American film and television director and producer. Siegel was described by The New York Times as "a director of tough, cynical and forthright action-adventure films whose taut plots centered on individualistic loners". He directed the science fiction horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), as well as five films with Clint Eastwood, including the police thriller Dirty Harry (1971) and the prison drama Escape From Alcatraz (1979), and John Wayne's final film, the Western The Shootist (1976). ()
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Donald Siegel (October 26, 1912, April 20, 1991) was an influential American film director and producer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Movies with Don Siegel as Actor(11)

as Himself - Director (archive footage)2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
as Embarrassed Man1985 Into the Night
as Owner Adult Bookstore1982 Jinxed!
as Murphy1973 Charley Varrick
as Murphy1971 Play Misty for Me
as Pedestrian Passing Harry's Car (uncredited)1971 Dirty Harry
as Extra at Whiskey A-Go-Go (uncredited)1968 Faces

TV Shows/Series with Don Siegel as Actor(1)

1970 McCloud

Movies with Don Siegel as Crew(56)

Crew/Thanks1992 Unforgiven
Directing/Director1982 Jinxed!
Directing/Director1980 Rough Cut
Directing/Director1979 Escape From Alcatraz
Production/Producer1979 Escape From Alcatraz
Directing/Director1977 Telefon
Directing/Director1976 The Shootist
Directing/Director1974 The Black Windmill
Directing/Director1973 Charley Varrick
Production/Producer1973 Charley Varrick
Directing/Director1971 The Beguiled
Production/Producer1971 The Beguiled
Directing/Director1971 Dirty Harry
Production/Producer1971 Dirty Harry
Directing/Director1970 Two Mules for Sister Sara
Directing/Director1969 Death of a Gunfighter
Directing/Director1968 Coogan's Bluff
Production/Producer1968 Coogan's Bluff
Directing/Director1968 Madigan
Directing/Director1967 Stranger on the Run
Directing/Director1964 The Hanged Man
Directing/Director1964 The Killers
Production/Producer1964 The Killers
Directing/Director1962 Hell Is for Heroes
Directing/Director1960 Flaming Star
Directing/Director1959 Edge of Eternity
Production/Associate Producer1959 Edge of Eternity
Directing/Director1959 Hound-Dog Man
Directing/Director1958 The Lineup
Directing/Director1958 The Gun Runners
Directing/Director1958 Spanish Affair
Directing/Director1957 Baby Face Nelson
Directing/Director1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Directing/Director1956 Crime in the Streets
Directing/Director1955 An Annapolis Story
Directing/Director1954 Private Hell 36
Directing/Director1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
Directing/Director1953 China Venture
Directing/Director1953 Count the Hours
Directing/Director1952 The Duel at Silver Creek
Directing/Director1952 No Time for Flowers
Crew/Second Unit1949 All the King's Men
Directing/Director1949 The Big Steal
Directing/Director1949 Night Unto Night
Editing/Editor1946 Devotion
Editing/Editorial Services1946 Devotion
Directing/Director1946 The Verdict
Directing/Director1945 Hitler Lives
Directing/Assistant Director1945 To Have and Have Not
Directing/Director1945 Star in the Night
Editing/Editorial Services1943 The Hard Way
Crew/Other1942 Casablanca
Editing/Editorial Services1942 Gentleman Jim
Crew/Second Unit1941 Sergeant York
Editing/Editorial Services1940 They Drive by Night

TV Shows/Series with Don Siegel as Crew(9)

Writing/Writer1993 Frasier
Production/Producer1985 The Golden Girls
Directing/Director1965 The Legend of Jesse James
Directing/Director1964 Destry
Directing/Director1963 Breaking Point
Directing/Director1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show
Directing/Director1961 Bus Stop
Directing/Director1959 The Twilight Zone
Directing/Director1955 Frontier

Full Name: Don Siegel
Born: Saturday, 10/26 1912 (October) in Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 04/20 1991 (April) in San Luis Obispo County (aged: 78)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Jesus College
Spouses (current/former): Viveca Lindfors, Doe Avedon
Other names for Don Siegel (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Donald Siegel"
"Allen Smithee"
Don Siegel frequently works together with these people:
Clint Eastwood (17x, Actor)
Perc Westmore (9x, Crew)
Leo F. Forbstein (9x, Crew)
Jack L. Warner (8x, Crew)
Kathleen O'Malley (7x, Actress)
John Cassavetes (6x, Actor)
J. Pat O'Malley (6x, Actor)
Richard Collins (6x, Crew)
Bud Westmore (6x, Crew)
Scott Hale (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6763, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/23/2021