Stanley Kramer

Film Producer / Film Director | * 09/29/1913 († 87, 02/19/2001) | Brooklyn, New York, United States
Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message films". As an independent producer and director, he brought attention to topical social issues that most studios avoided. Among the subjects covered in his films were racism (in The Defiant Ones and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), nuclear war (in On the Beach), greed (in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), creationism vs. evolution (in Inherit the Wind) and the causes and effects of fascism (in Judgment at Nuremberg). His other notable films included High Noon (1952, as producer), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | War

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Awards & Nominations for Stanley Kramer

Golden Globe Award for Best Director Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award 3x Academy Award for Best Director 6x Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Stanley Kramer as Actor(5)

TV Shows/Series with Stanley Kramer as Actor(3)

as Himself - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Movies with Stanley Kramer as Crew(49)

Directing/Director1979 The Runner Stumbles
Production/Producer1979 The Runner Stumbles
Directing/Director1977 The Domino Principle
Production/Producer1977 The Domino Principle
Directing/Director1973 Oklahoma Crude
Production/Producer1973 Oklahoma Crude
Directing/Director1971 Bless the Beasts & Children
Production/Producer1971 Bless the Beasts & Children
Directing/Director1970 R.P.M.
Production/Producer1970 R.P.M.
Directing/Director1969 The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Production/Producer1969 The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Directing/Director1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Production/Producer1967 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Directing/Director1965 Ship of Fools
Production/Producer1965 Ship of Fools
Production/Producer1963 A Child Is Waiting
Directing/Director1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Production/Producer1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Production/Producer1962 Pressure Point
Directing/Director1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
Production/Producer1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
Directing/Director1960 Inherit the Wind
Production/Producer1960 Inherit the Wind
Directing/Director1959 On the Beach
Production/Producer1959 On the Beach
Directing/Director1958 The Defiant Ones
Production/Producer1958 The Defiant Ones
Directing/Director1957 The Pride and the Passion
Production/Producer1957 The Pride and the Passion
Directing/Director1955 Not as a Stranger
Production/Producer1955 Not as a Stranger
Production/Producer1954 The Caine Mutiny
Production/Producer1953 The Wild One
Production/Producer1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
Production/Producer1953 The Juggler
Production/Producer1952 High Noon
Production/Producer1952 The Sniper
Production/Producer1952 My Six Convicts
Production/Producer1952 The Happy Time
Production/Producer1952 The Member of the Wedding
Production/Producer1952 The Four Poster
Production/Producer1952 Eight Iron Men
Production/Producer1950 The Men
Production/Producer1949 Champion
Production/Producer1949 Home of the Brave
Production/Producer1942 The Moon and Sixpence

Full Name: Stanley Kramer
Born: Monday, 09/29 1913 (September) in Brooklyn
Died: Monday, 02/19 2001 (February) in Woodland Hills (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Educated at: New York University, New York University Stern School of Business, DeWitt Clinton High School
Spouses (current/former): Marilyn Erskine, Karen Sharpe
Children: Kat Kramer
Stanley Kramer frequently works together with these people:
Rudolph Sternad (21x, Crew)
Ernest Gold (11x, Crew)
Dimitri Tiomkin (11x, Crew)
Clem Beauchamp (8x, Crew)
Joe King (8x, Crew)
Lee Marvin (7x, Actor)
Harry W. Gerstad (7x, Crew)
Ivan Volkman (7x, Crew)
Edward Anhalt (6x, Crew)
Edna Anhalt (6x, Crew)
Frank Capra (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:372453, Added: 08/16/2018, Last updated: 06/15/2020