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Sidney Lumet (1924–2011)

Director | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
12 Angry Men (1957) | Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) | Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 35 wins & 43 nominations More »
AKA 
Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
BORN 
Jun 25, 1924 (died Apr 9, 2011)
HEIGHT 
5' 5" (1.65m)

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Past Film & Video (59 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Serpico (Apr 2, 2013) Himself (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for Strip SearchStrip Search (TV Movie) Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Cecil B. DeMille: American EpicCecil B. DeMille: American Epic (TV Movie) Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 100 Centre Street100 Centre Street (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 31 episodes, 2001–2002 ) , Director ( 9 episodes, 2001–2002 ) , Writer ( 7 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001–2002 31
    • It's About Love (Mar 5, 2002) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Fathers (Feb 26, 2002) Executive Producer  Less
    • Hurricane Paul (Feb 12, 2002) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Play of the WeekPlay of the Week (TV Series) Director ( 4 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 4
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  • Primary photo for RashomonRashomon (TV Movie) Director  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Iceman ComethThe Iceman Cometh (TV Movie) Director  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for John Brown's RaidJohn Brown's Raid (TV Movie) Director  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 2
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958 2
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 1958 )  Less 1958 5
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  • Primary photo for All the King's MenAll the King's Men (TV Movie) Director  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Hans Brinker and the Silver SkatesHans Brinker and the Silver Skates (TV Movie) Director  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The Seven Lively ArtsThe Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. BroadwayMr. Broadway (TV Movie) Director, Producer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Producers' ShowcaseProducers' Showcase (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 2
  • Primary photo for The Alcoa HourThe Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Director ( 5 episodes, 1956 )  Less 1956 5
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  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1955 )  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for FrontierFrontier (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Elgin HourThe Elgin Hour (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1955 )  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for The Best of BroadwayThe Best of Broadway (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1954–1955 )  Less 1954–1955 3
  • Primary photo for You Are ThereYou Are There (TV Series) Director ( 12 episodes, 1953–1955 )  Less 1953–1955 12
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  • Primary photo for The ChallengeThe Challenge (TV Movie) Director  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for DangerDanger (TV Series) Director ( 10 episodes, 1951–1953 ) , Actor ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1951–1953 11
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  • Primary photo for Crime PhotographerCrime Photographer (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 1951–1952 )  Less 1951–1952 2
  • Primary photo for CBS Television WorkshopCBS Television Workshop (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 1952 )  Less 1952 1
Self (72 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for John G. Avildsen: King of the UnderdogsJohn G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Self (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the WallMichael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for What Is Cinema?What Is Cinema? Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
    • Serpico (Apr 2, 2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 84th Annual Academy AwardsThe 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Orange British Academy Film AwardsThe Orange British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Cinema milCinema mil (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 20, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cronkite RemembersCronkite Remembers (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1997– 

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