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Clint Eastwood
(Movies & TV)
Doe Avedon
(Fashion)
Sam Peckinpah
(Movies & TV)
Lee J. Cobb
(Movies & TV)
Fritz Lang
(Movies & TV)
Gloria Grahame
(Movies & TV)
Lee Marvin
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

Don Siegel

Knowledge Identifier: +Don_Siegel

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Don Siegel

American film director and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1912.

Countries: United States (80%), Canada (7%), Austria (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Clint Eastwood, Doe Avedon, Sam Peckinpah

Linked to: Jesus College, Cambridge, Jews, Los Angeles Times, Warner Bros.

 

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Don Siegel was born in 1912 add something


1945

In 1945 two shorts he directed, "Hitler Lives-" and "Star in the Night," won Academy Awards, which launched his career as a feature director add something


1948

From 1948 to 1953 he was married to actress Viveca Lindfors, with whom he had a son, Kristoffer Tabori add something


1950

L.A. Confidential (film) - To give his cast and crew points and counterpoints to capture Los Angeles in the 1950s, he held a "mini-film festival," showing one film a week: "The Bad and the Beautiful", because it epitomized the glamorous Hollywood look; "In a Lonely Place", because it revealed the ugly underbelly of Hollywood glamor; Don Siegel's "The Lineup" and "Private Hell 36", "for their lean and efficient style;" and "Kiss Me Deadly", because it was "so rooted in the futuristic 50s: the atomic age


1951

Lee Marvin - His debut was in You're in the Navy Now, and in 1952 he appeared in several films, including Don Siegel's Duel at Silver Creek, Hangman's Knot, and the war drama Eight Iron Men. He played Gloria Grahame's vicious boyfriend in Fritz Lang's The Big Heat.


1954

In 1954, Peckinpah was hired as a dialogue coach for "Riot in Cell Block 11" add something


1956

He made the original "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" in 1956 add something


1957

He married Doe Avedon in 1957 add something

 

Doe Avedon - In 1957, Avedon married director Don Siegel


1968

Coogan's Bluff (film) - "'Coogan's Bluff"' is a 1968 American action film directed by Don Siegel, and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Stroud and Susan Clark


1970

Clint Eastwood - In 1970, Eastwood starred in the western Two Mules for Sister Sara with Shirley MacLaine and directed by Don Siegel.

 

Play Misty for Me - Filming commenced in Monterey, California in September 1970, and although this was Eastwood's debut as film director, Don Siegel stood by to help and had an acting role in the film as a bartender


1973

Andrew Robinson (actor) - Robinson starred in "Charley Varrick", a 1973 film with Walter Matthau, and again directed by Don Siegel


1979

Clint Eastwood - Eastwood starred in the atmospheric thriller Escape from Alcatraz in 1979, the last of his films to be directed by Don Siegel.


1981

Sam Peckinpah - But during the summer of 1981, his original mentor Don Siegel gave him a chance to return to filmmaking.


Don Siegel died in 1991 add something