Norman Jewison

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Norman Jewison
Jewison in 2018
Norman Frederick Jewison

(1926-07-21) July 21, 1926 (age 97)
Alma materVictoria College,
University of Toronto
OccupationFilm director and producer
Years active1950–2003
Spouse(s)Margaret Ann Dixon
(1953–2004; 3 children)
Lynne St. David (m. November 2010)

Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian movie director, producer, and actor. He is the founder of the Canadian Film Centre.

He is known for his works; The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), F.I.S.T (1978), ...And Justice for All (1979), A Soldier's Story (1984), Agnes of God (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Other People's Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999) and The Statement (2003).

Jewison has addressed important social and political issues throughout his directing and producing career. This often made him a controversial or complicated figure.

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