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László Benedek

Crew | * 03/05/1905 († 87, 03/11/1992) | Budapest, Hungary
László Benedek (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈlaːsloː ˈbɛnɛdɛk]; March 5, 1905 – March 11, 1992; sometimes Laslo Benedek) was a Hungarian-born film director and cinematographer, most notable for directing The Wild One (1953). He gained recognition for his direction of the film version of Death of a Salesman (1951), for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and a Best Director nomination from the Directors Guild of America. However, it was for his directorial efforts on his next project that Benedek is best remembered. His motorcycle gang film The Wild One (1953) caused a storm of controversy and was banned in the United Kingdom until 1968. ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Western

Known for these Movies & Shows


Movies with László Benedek as Actor(1)

as Sammler in England1985 King Kong's Fist

Movies with László Benedek as Crew(15)

Directing/Director1975 Assault on Agathon
Directing/Director1971 The Night Visitor
Directing/Director1968 Daring Game
Directing/Director1966 Namu, the Killer Whale
Production/Producer1966 Namu, the Killer Whale
Directing/Director1960 Recourse in Grace
Directing/Director1960 Moment of Danger
Directing/Director1957 Affair in Havana
Directing/Director1955 Children, Mother, and the General
Directing/Director1954 Bengal Brigade
Directing/Director1953 The Wild One
Directing/Director1951 Death of a Salesman
Directing/Director1949 Port of New York
Directing/Director1948 The Kissing Bandit

TV Shows/Series with László Benedek as Crew(19)

Directing/Director1967 Mannix
Directing/Director1967 Custer
Directing/Director1966 Felony Squad
Directing/Director1965 The Nurses
Directing/Director1964 Twelve O'Clock High
Directing/Director1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Directing/Director1963 The Fugitive
Directing/Director1963 The Outer Limits
Directing/Director1962 Combat!
Directing/Director1962 Stoney Burke
Directing/Director1960 Thriller
Directing/Director1959 Rawhide
Directing/Director1958 Naked City
Directing/Director1957 Perry Mason
Production/Producer1957 Perry Mason
Directing/Director1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
Directing/Director1956 Telephone Time
Directing/Director1952 Four Star Playhouse
Directing/Director1952 Cavalcade of America

Additional Information

Full Name: László Benedek
Born: 03/05/1905 in Budapest
Died: 03/11/1992 in New York City (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN), Hungarian (HU)
Other names for László Benedek (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Laslo Benedek"
"Laszlo Benedek"
"Lazlo Benedek"
"Benedek László"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:320055, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 03/14/2019