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Who is Stanley Donen?
Stanley Donen is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-directed with actor and dancer Gene Kelly. His other noteworthy films include Royal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Funny Face, Indiscreet, Damn Yankees!, Charade, and Two for the Road. He received an Honorary Academy Award in 1998 for his body of work and a Career Golden Lion from the Venice Film Festival in 2004. He was hailed by film critic David Quinlan as "the King of the Hollywood musicals". Donen married five times and had three children. His current long term partner is film director and comedian Elaine May.
- also known as The King of Musicals, The King of the Hollywood Musical
- born on (91 years ago) in Columbia, child of Mordecai Moses Donen and Helen Cohen
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Film director, film producer, choreographer, dancer, theatre director, actor
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by Thomas S. Hischak
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by Mark A. Robinson
Stanley Donen, born in Columbia, South Carolina, would grow up to become one of film's most celebrated directors and choreographers. On Broadway, Donen appeared in the chorus of ...
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
and with Ingrid Bergmanin Indiscreet (58, Stanley Donen). Apartfrom North byNorthwest, the final films wereno more than modest exercise for Grant. Retirement ...
by Eric Michael Mazur
Stanley Donen. Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, ...
Encyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)
by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh
DIRECTORS: George Abbott, Stanley Donen. SCREENPLAY: ...
Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane
but Stanley DONEN took over when Barry died of meningitis. OTHER BRITISH FILMS: Sitting Target (1972 ), ...
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