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Sidney Lumet

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer / Theatre Director / Television Producer | * 06/25/1924 († 86, 04/09/2011) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Sidney Arthur Lumet ( loo-MET; June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Lumet started his career in theatre before transitioning to film where he gained a reputation for making realistic and gritty New York dramas which focused on the working class, tackled social injustices and often questioned authority. He was nominated five times for Academy Awards: four for Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976), and The Verdict (1982) and one for Best Adapted Screenplay for Prince of the City (1981). Other films include A View from the Bridge (1962), Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Sidney Lumet

Golden Globe Awards Golden Bear 2x Nastro d'Argento Blue Ribbon Award for Best Foreign Film Bodil Award for Best American Film Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Director 2x Kinema Junpo Award New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director National Board of Review Award for Best Director Evelyn F. Burkey Award Silver Shell for Best Director Academy Awards Academy Honorary Award 4x Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
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Movies with Sidney Lumet as Actor(28)

TV Shows/Series with Sidney Lumet as Actor(5)

Movies with Sidney Lumet as Crew(64)

Directing/Director2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Directing/Director2006 Find Me Guilty
Writing/Screenplay2006 Find Me Guilty
Directing/Director2004 Strip Search
Directing/Director1999 Gloria
Directing/Director1997 Critical Care
Production/Producer1997 Critical Care
Directing/Director1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Writing/Screenplay1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Directing/Director1993 Guilty as Sin
Directing/Director1992 A Stranger Among Us
Directing/Director1990 Q & A
Writing/Screenplay1990 Q & A
Directing/Director1989 Family Business
Directing/Director1988 Running on Empty
Directing/Director1986 Power
Directing/Director1986 The Morning After
Directing/Director1984 Garbo Talks
Directing/Director1983 Daniel
Production/Executive Producer1983 Daniel
Directing/Director1982 Deathtrap
Directing/Director1982 The Verdict
Directing/Director1981 Prince of the City
Writing/Screenplay1981 Prince of the City
Directing/Director1980 Just Tell Me What You Want
Production/Producer1980 Just Tell Me What You Want
Directing/Director1978 The Wiz
Directing/Director1977 Equus
Directing/Director1976 Network
Directing/Director1975 Dog Day Afternoon
Directing/Director1974 Lovin' Molly
Directing/Director1974 Murder on the Orient Express
Directing/Director1973 Serpico
Directing/Director1973 The Offence
Directing/Director1972 Child's Play
Directing/Director1971 The Anderson Tapes
Directing/Director1970 Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
Production/Producer1970 Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
Directing/Director1969 The Appointment
Directing/Director1968 The Sea Gull
Production/Producer1968 The Sea Gull
Directing/Director1968 Bye Bye Braverman
Production/Producer1968 Bye Bye Braverman
Directing/Director1966 The Group
Directing/Director1966 The Deadly Affair
Production/Producer1966 The Deadly Affair
Directing/Director1965 The Hill
Directing/Director1965 The Pawnbroker
Directing/Director1964 Fail Safe
Production/Executive Producer1964 Fail Safe
Directing/Director1962 Long Day's Journey Into Night
Directing/Director1962 A View from the Bridge
Directing/Director1960 The Dybbuk
Directing/Director1960 The Fugitive Kind
Directing/Director1960 The Iceman Cometh
Directing/Director1959 That Kind of Woman
Directing/Director1958 Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates
Directing/Director1958 Three Plays by Tennessee Williams
Directing/Director1958 Stage Struck
Directing/Director1957 12 Angry Men
Directing/Director1956 Tragedy in a Temporary Town
Directing/Director1955 The Challenge
Directing/Director1953 No Room

TV Shows/Series with Sidney Lumet as Crew(12)

Directing/Director2001 100 Centre Street
Production/Executive Producer2001 100 Centre Street
Directing/Director1959 Play of the Week
Directing/Director1957 DuPont Show of the Month
Directing/Director1955 The Alcoa Hour
Directing/Director1954 Producers' Showcase
Directing/Director1954 The Elgin Hour
Directing/Director1954 The Best of Broadway
Directing/Director1953 The United States Steel Hour
Directing/Director1951 Goodyear Television Playhouse
Directing/Director1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame
Directing/Director1948 Studio One

Full Name: Sidney Lumet
Born: Wednesday, 06/25 1924 (June) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 04/09 2011 (April) in Manhattan (aged: 86)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Columbia University, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Professional Children's School
Member of: PEN America
Spouses (current/former): Gloria Vanderbilt, Rita Gam, Gail Lumet Buckley, Mary Gimbel
Children: Jenny Lumet, Amy Lumet
Father: Baruch Lumet
Mother: Eugenius Wermus
Sidney Lumet frequently works together with these people:
Burtt Harris (21x, Crew)
James Daly (16x, Actor)
Jack Fitzstephens (15x, Crew)
Tony Walton (15x, Crew)
Charlton Heston (14x, Actor)
E.G. Marshall (13x, Actor)
Philip Rosenberg (13x, Crew)
Julie Harris (12x, Actress)
Jason Robards (11x, Actor)
Andrzej Bartkowiak (11x, Crew)
Maurice Evans (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8100, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 02/20/2024