Sydney Pollack biography

Sydney Pollack

Film director

1934 – 2008

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Who was Sydney Pollack?

Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. Some of his best known works include Jeremiah Johnson, The Way We Were, Three Days of the Condor and Absence of Malice. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing; he was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Tootsie, in the latter of which he also appeared. His later films included Havana, The Firm, Sabrina, The Interpreter, and as producer for and actor in Michael Clayton.

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Born
Jul 1, 1934
Lafayette
Also known as
  • Sydney Irwin Pollack
  • Sidney Pollock
  • Sidney Pollack
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Neighborhood Playhouse
Lived in
  • Lafayette
  • South Bend
  • New York City
Died
May 26, 2008
Pacific Palisades

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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