Knowledge Identifier: +Norman_Jewison
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1926.
Countries: United States (59%), Canada (26%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: Rollerball, BBC, Victoria University, Toronto, Jews
Jack Duffy - In 1957, he was hired by Norman Jewison to appear as a comedian on the CBC series "Showtime"
Arthur Malet - He played undertaker Ted Ulam in Norman Jewison's 1967 film "In the Heat of the Night", and Joe Fenwick in a 1972 episode of "Columbo", "Dagger of the Mind"
In the Heat of the Night (film) - "'In the Heat of the Night"' is a 1967 dramatic mystery film directed by Norman Jewison, based on the 1965 John Ball novel of the same name which tells the story of Virgil Tibbs, a black police detective from Philadelphia, who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a racist small town in Mississippi
Fiddler on the Roof (film) - "'Fiddler on the Roof"' is the 1971 musical drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison
In 1978 Jewison returned to Canada, settling in the Caledon area in Ontario and establishing a farm that produced prize-winning cattle.
Howard Rollins - In 1984, Rollins starred in director Norman Jewison's film, "A Soldier's Story" which led to his role as Virgil Tibbs on the "In the Heat of the Night" television series based on Jewison's acclaimed film "In the Heat of the Night"
Moonstruck - "'Moonstruck"' is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison
Gregory Peck - His last prominent film role came in 1991, in Other People's Money, directed by Norman Jewison and based on the stage play of that name.
The Thalberg award was one of many honours Jewison has been awarded, including Honorary Degrees from Trent, Western Ontario and the University of Toronto, and he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1992.
Andrew Currie - In 1997, Currie moved to Toronto, Ontario to study at Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre
Rex Harrington - Harrington has appeared in Norman Jewison's "The January Man", as well as the film adaptation of "The Four Seasons", for which Rex won a Gemini Award in 2000
A park in downtown Toronto was named after him in 2001.
Jewison presented the inaugural award to CFC alumna Semi Chellas in 2014, to Graeme Manson and John Fawcett in 2015, and to Don McKellar in 2016