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Director, Robert Rossen, was born Robert Rosen on Mar 16, 1908 in New York City, NY. Rossen died at the age of 57 on Feb 18, 1966 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Westchester Hills Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.



Robert Rossen was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Picture for All the King's Men in 1949.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best PictureAll the King's Men (1949)N/AWon
1949Best DirectorAll the King's Men (1949)N/ANominated
1949Best WritingAll the King's Men (1949)N/ANominated
1961Best DirectorThe Hustler (1961)N/ANominated
1961Best WritingThe Hustler (1961)N/ANominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Directed 8 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott, Broderick Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, John Ireland, and John Garfield. Crawford and McCambridge won for All the King's Men (1949).

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