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Stanley Donen

Film Director / Film Producer | * 04/13/1924 († 94, 02/22/2019) | Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Stanley Donen ( DON-ən; April 13, 1924 – February 21, 2019) was an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are On the Town (1949) and Singin' in the Rain (1952), both of which starred Gene Kelly who co-directed. His other films include Royal Wedding (1951), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Funny Face (1957), Indiscreet (1958), and Charade (1963). He began his career in the chorus line on Broadway for director George Abbott, where he befriended Kelly. From 1943, he was in Hollywood and worked as a choreographer before beginning to collaborate with Kelly. After On the Town, Donen worked as a contract direc... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Romance / Love | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Stanley Donen

Academy Honorary Award Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture

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Movies with Stanley Donen as Actor(9)

TV Shows/Series with Stanley Donen as Actor(2)

Movies with Stanley Donen as Crew(42)

Directing/Director1999 Love Letters
Directing/Director1984 Blame It on Rio
Production/Producer1984 Blame It on Rio
Directing/Director1980 Saturn 3
Production/Producer1980 Saturn 3
Directing/Director1978 Movie Movie
Directing/Director1975 Lucky Lady
Directing/Director1974 The Little Prince
Directing/Director1969 Staircase
Production/Producer1969 Staircase
Directing/Director1967 Two for the Road
Production/Producer1967 Two for the Road
Directing/Director1967 Bedazzled
Production/Producer1967 Bedazzled
Directing/Director1966 Arabesque
Production/Producer1966 Arabesque
Directing/Director1963 Charade
Production/Producer1963 Charade
Directing/Director1960 Once More, with Feeling!
Production/Producer1960 Once More, with Feeling!
Directing/Director1960 Surprise Package
Directing/Director1960 The Grass Is Greener
Production/Producer1960 The Grass Is Greener
Directing/Director1958 Damn Yankees!
Directing/Director1958 Indiscreet
Production/Producer1958 Indiscreet
Directing/Director1957 The Pajama Game
Directing/Director1957 Funny Face
Directing/Director1957 Kiss Them for Me
Directing/Director1955 It's Always Fair Weather
Directing/Director1954 Deep in My Heart
Directing/Director1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Directing/Director1953 Give a Girl a Break
Writing/Musical1953 Give a Girl a Break
Directing/Director1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Directing/Director1952 Singin' in the Rain
Crew/Choreographer1952 Singin' in the Rain
Directing/Director1952 Fearless Fagan
Directing/Director1951 Royal Wedding
Directing/Director1949 On the Town
Sound/Music Director1948 A Date with Judy

Born: Sunday, 04/13 1924 (April) in Columbia
Died: Friday, 02/22 2019 (February) in Manhattan (aged: 94)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of South Carolina
Spouses (current/former): Jeanne Coyne, Yvette Mimieux, Marion Marshall
Partner (current/former): Elaine May
Children: Joshua Donen
Stanley Donen frequently works together with these people:
Gene Kelly (12x, Actor)
Cedric Gibbons (10x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (10x, Crew)
Sydney Guilaroff (8x, Crew)
Arthur Freed (7x, Crew)
Helen Rose (7x, Crew)
Betty Comden (7x, Crew)
Adolph Green (7x, Actor)
Douglas Shearer (6x, Crew)
Michael Kidd (5x, Actor)
James Lipton (3x, Actor)
Frank Martin (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:28783, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 02/13/2020