Fred Zinnemann

Film director

1907 – 1997

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Who was Fred Zinnemann?

Alfred Fred Zinnemann was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir, and play adaptations. Nineteen actors appearing in Zinnemann's films received Academy Award nominations for their performances: among that number are Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Glynis Johns, Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Wendy Hiller, Jason Robards, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda, Gary Cooper and Maximilian Schell.

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Born
Apr 29, 1907
Rzeszów
Also known as
  • Alfred Zinnemann
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • University of Vienna
Lived in
  • Vienna
Died
Mar 14, 1997
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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