Joseph Losey

Joseph Losey

Attended the same high school in La Crosse, Wisconsin, as Nicholas Ray.

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 597-605. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.

Gave Edward Fox and James Fox their big breaks in films.

President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972

Tried unsuccessfully to launch a project with opera legend Maria Callas. But Callas didn't liked the part he offered her. Something like an old star who desperately tries to return to her successful past. Callas considered herself at the time far too young for such a role, but said she was flattered by his offer.