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John Sturges

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Actor | * 01/03/1910 († 82, 08/18/1992) | Oak Park, Illinois, USA
John Eliot Sturges (January 3, 1910 – August 18, 1992) was an American film director. His films include Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), and Ice Station Zebra (1968). In 2013, The Magnificent Seven was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Although both he and fellow director Preston Sturges were from the Chicago area and shared the same last name, they had no known close relation to each other. ()
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John Eliot Sturges was an American film director. His movies include Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963) and Ice Station Zebra (1968).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for John Sturges

National Board of Review Award for Best Film Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with John Sturges as Actor(1)

Movies with John Sturges as Crew(52)

Directing/Director1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Directing/Director1974 McQ
Directing/Director1973 Chino
Production/Producer1973 Chino
Directing/Director1972 Joe Kidd
Directing/Director1969 Marooned
Directing/Director1968 Ice Station Zebra
Directing/Director1967 Hour of the Gun
Production/Producer1967 Hour of the Gun
Directing/Director1965 The Satan Bug
Production/Producer1965 The Satan Bug
Directing/Director1965 The Hallelujah Trail
Production/Producer1965 The Hallelujah Trail
Directing/Director1963 The Great Escape
Production/Producer1963 The Great Escape
Directing/Director1962 A Girl Named Tamiko
Directing/Director1962 Sergeants 3
Directing/Director1961 By Love Possessed
Directing/Director1960 The Magnificent Seven
Production/Producer1960 The Magnificent Seven
Directing/Director1959 Never So Few
Directing/Director1959 Last Train from Gun Hill
Directing/Director1958 Saddle the Wind
Directing/Director1958 The Old Man and the Sea
Directing/Director1958 The Law and Jake Wade
Directing/Director1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Directing/Director1956 Backlash
Directing/Director1955 Underwater!
Directing/Director1955 The Scarlet Coat
Directing/Director1955 Bad Day at Black Rock
Directing/Director1953 Jeopardy
Directing/Director1953 Fast Company
Directing/Director1953 Escape from Fort Bravo
Directing/Director1952 The Girl in White
Directing/Director1951 It's a Big Country
Directing/Director1951 Kind Lady
Directing/Director1951 The People Against O'Hara
Directing/Director1950 Mystery Street
Directing/Director1950 The Magnificent Yankee
Directing/Director1950 Right Cross
Directing/Director1950 The Capture
Directing/Director1949 The Walking Hills
Directing/Director1948 Best Man Wins
Directing/Director1948 The Sign of the Ram
Directing/Director1947 Keeper of the Bees
Directing/Director1947 Thunderbolt
Directing/Director1947 For the Love of Rusty
Directing/Director1946 The Man Who Dared
Directing/Director1946 Shadowed
Directing/Director1946 Alias Mr. Twilight
Editing/Editor1941 Tom, Dick and Harry
Editing/Editor1941 Scattergood Meets Broadway

Full Name: John Sturges
Born: Monday, 01/03 1910 (January) in Oak Park
Died: Tuesday, 08/18 1992 (August) in San Luis Obispo (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
John Sturges frequently works together with these people:
Ferris Webster (11x, Crew)
Dimitri Tiomkin (7x, Crew)
Elmer Bernstein (6x, Crew)
Charles Bronson (5x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (5x, Crew)
John Franco (5x, Crew)
Whit Bissell (4x, Actor)
Spencer Tracy (4x, Actor)
Edwin B. Willis (4x, Crew)
Paul Nathan (4x, Crew)
Charles Lang (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2053, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/08/2020