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Legendary director, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was born Joseph Leo Mankiewicz on Feb 11, 1909 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Mankiewicz died at the age of 84 on Feb 5, 1993 in Bedford, NY and was laid to rest in Saint Matthew's Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery in Bedford, NY.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning four for Best Director for A Letter to Three Wives and All about Eve in 1949 and 1950 respectively for Best Writing for A Letter to Three Wives and All about Eve in 1949 and 1950 respectively.
|1949||Best Director||A Letter to Three Wives (1949)||N/A||Won|
|1949||Best Writing||A Letter to Three Wives (1949)||N/A||Won|
|1950||Best Director||All about Eve (1950)||N/A||Won|
|1950||Best Writing||All about Eve (1950)||N/A||Won|
|1952||Best Director||Five Fingers (1952)||N/A||Nominated|
|1954||Best Writing||The Barefoot Contessa (1954)||N/A||Nominated|
|1972||Best Director||Sleuth (1972)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.