Norman Jewison

Film Director / Film Producer / Actor / Screenwriter | * 07/21/1926 († 97, 01/20/2024) | Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Norman Frederick Jewison (July 21, 1926 – January 20, 2024) was a Canadian filmmaker. He was known for directing films which addressed topical social and political issues, often making controversial or complicated subjects accessible to mainstream audiences. Among numerous other accolades, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director three times in three separate decades, for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), and Moonstruck (1987). He was nominated for an additional four Oscars, three Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award, and won a BAFTA Award. He received the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences's Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1999. Born and raised in Toronto, Jewison began his career at CBC Television in the 1950s, moving to the United States later in the decade to work at NBC. He made his feature film debut in 1962, with the comedy 40 Pounds of Trouble, and embarked on a mo... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Norman Jewison

Companion of The Order of Canada Order of Ontario Canada's Walk of Fame Governor General's Performing Arts Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award Silver Bear for Best Director 3x Academy Award for Best Director 4x Academy Award for Best Picture
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Movies with Norman Jewison as Actor(25)

TV Shows/Series with Norman Jewison as Actor(1)

Movies with Norman Jewison as Crew(59)

Directing/Director2003 The Statement
Production/Producer2003 The Statement
Production/Executive Producer2001 Walter and Henry
Directing/Director2001 Dinner with Friends
Directing/Director1999 The Hurricane
Production/Producer1999 The Hurricane
Directing/Director1999 Funny Is Money
Directing/Director1996 Bogus
Production/Producer1996 Bogus
Production/Executive Producer1995 Dance Me Outside
Directing/Director1994 Only You
Production/Producer1994 Only You
Production/Executive Producer1993 Geronimo
Directing/Director1991 Other People's Money
Production/Producer1991 Other People's Money
Crew/Thanks1991 Highway 61
Production/Producer1989 The January Man
Directing/Director1989 In Country
Production/Producer1989 In Country
Directing/Director1987 Moonstruck
Production/Producer1987 Moonstruck
Directing/Director1985 Agnes of God
Production/Producer1985 Agnes of God
Production/Producer1984 Iceman
Directing/Director1984 A Soldier's Story
Production/Producer1984 A Soldier's Story
Directing/Director1982 Best Friends
Production/Producer1982 Best Friends
Production/Executive Producer1980 The Dogs of War
Directing/Director1979 ...And Justice for All
Production/Producer1979 ...And Justice for All
Directing/Director1978 F.I.S.T.
Production/Producer1978 F.I.S.T.
Writing/Screenplay1978 F.I.S.T.
Directing/Director1975 Rollerball
Production/Producer1975 Rollerball
Production/Producer1974 Billy Two Hats
Directing/Director1973 Jesus Christ Superstar
Production/Producer1973 Jesus Christ Superstar
Writing/Screenplay1973 Jesus Christ Superstar
Directing/Director1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Production/Producer1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Production/Producer1970 The Landlord
Directing/Director1969 Gaily, Gaily
Production/Producer1969 Gaily, Gaily
Directing/Director1968 The Thomas Crown Affair
Production/Producer1968 The Thomas Crown Affair
Directing/Director1967 In the Heat of the Night
Directing/Director1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Directing/Director1965 The Art of Love
Directing/Director1964 Send Me No Flowers
Directing/Director1963 The Thrill of It All
Directing/Director1962 The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe
Directing/Director1962 40 Pounds of Trouble
Directing/Director1962 The Judy Garland Show
Production/Producer1962 The Judy Garland Show
Directing/Director1960 The Fabulous Fifties

Full Name: Norman Jewison
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Wednesday, 07/21 1926 (July) in Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Died: Saturday, 01/20 2024 (January) in Los Angeles (aged: 97)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Toronto, Malvern Collegiate Institute, The Royal Conservatory of Music, Aiglon College
Other names for Norman Jewison (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Norman Frederick Jewison"
Norman Jewison frequently works together with these people:
Patrick J. Palmer (13x, Crew)
Hal Ashby (10x, Crew)
Lynn Stalmaster (8x, Crew)
Antony Gibbs (8x, Crew)
Robert F. Boyle (7x, Crew)
Haskell Wexler (7x, Crew)
Bruce McDonald (7x, Crew)
Lee Grant (6x, Actress)
Carl Reiner (6x, Actor)
Del Armstrong (6x, Crew)
James Lipton (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:305894, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 05/25/2024