George Stevens

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George Stevens
George Stevens with Oscar for Giant.jpg
George Stevens with his Oscar for directing Giant
Born
George Cooper Stevens

(1904-12-18)December 18, 1904
DiedMarch 8, 1975(1975-03-08) (aged 70)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Occupationdirector, cinematographer, actor, writer, producer
Years active1915–1970
Spouse(s)Yvonne Howell (1930–1947)
Joan McTavish (1968–1975)
ChildrenGeorge Stevens, Jr.
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Director

Legion of Merit
star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (1954)
National Board of Review Award for Best Director

New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director

George Cooper Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American movie director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.[1] His best known works are A Place in the Sun (1951), Shane (1953), Giant (1956), and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959).

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  1. Obituary Variety, March 12, 1975, page 79.

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