Robert Mulligan Overview:

Director, Robert Mulligan, was born Robert Patrick Mulligan on Aug 23, 1925 in The Bronx, New York City. Mulligan died at the age of 83 on Dec 20, 2008 in Lyme, CT .



Although Mulligan was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1962Best DirectorTo Kill a Mockingbird (1962)N/ANominated

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962, )

on Jan 10, 2020 From The Stop Button

During To Kill a Mockingbird?s exceptional opening titles, I wondered how it was possible the film was going to look so amazing yet had no reputation for being some exquisitely, precisely directed piece of cinema. Then up came Stephen Frankfurt?s credit for title design, which kind of dulled my exci... Read full article

The Defender (1957, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 1, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Defender is exquisite. It?s a two-part courtroom drama from ?Studio One,? so Reginald Rose?s teleplay has some major constraints. There?s budget, there?s content, there?s plotting, there?s pacing. Not to mention it?s two separate broadcasts. No matter how well the two parts of The Defender sit a... Read full article

Love with the Proper Stranger (1963, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 24, 2017 From The Stop Button

Love with the Proper Stranger has a lot to resolve in its third act. There?s a somewhat sizable supporting cast, the act two cliffhanger for leads Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen?s romance is precarious?there?s a lot. So it?s striking when Proper Stranger just doesn?t do a third act. Director Mulliga... Read full article

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Older brother of actor Richard Mulligan.

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 692-697. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.

Former brother-in-law of actress Joan Hackett, Lenore Stevens and Rachel Ryan.

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