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Top 5 Directors

by nonnie2910 created on Jun 22, 2012 (a list of 5 people )
1. Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 - 27 March 2002) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wild... read more...
2. William Wyler
William Wyler (July 1, 1902 - July 27, 1981) was a leading American motion picture director, producer, and screenwriter.Notable works included Ben-Hur (1959), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Mrs. Miniver (1942), all of which won Wyler Academy Awards for Best Director, and also won Best Pictu... read more...
3. Frank Capra
Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 - September 3, 1991) was an Sicilian-born American film director. He emigrated to the U.S. when he was six, and eventually became a creative force behind major award-winning films during the 1930s and 1940s. His rags-to-riches story, having worked his way through co... read more...
4. Alfred Hitchcock
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 - 29 April 1980) was a British film director and producer. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in his native United Kingdom in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved t... read more...
5. Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan September 7, 1909–September 28, 2003) was an American director and actor, described by the New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history".[3] Born in Istanbul, the capital of the Ottoman Empire, to Greek parents originally from Kays... read more...