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Lewis Milestone (1895–1980)


Lewis Milestone, a clothing manufacturer's son, was born in Bessarabia (now Moldova), raised in Odessa (Ukraine) and educated in Belgium and Berlin (where he studied engineering). He was fluent in both German and Russian and an avid reader. Milestone had an affinity for the theatre from an early age, starting as a prop man and background artist ... See full bio »

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Two Arabian Knights
(1927)
Mutiny on the Bounty
(1962)
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The Front Page Director
(1931)

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Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Errol Flynn] His faults harmed no one but himself. See more »

Trivia:

Cousin of virtuoso violinist Nathan Milstein. See more »

Nickname:

Milly

Star Sign:

Libra

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