Directors w/ Lots of Filmsby adamsjake670 | created - 26 Dec 2013 | updated - 24 Dec 2014 | Public
Director | Ich klage an
Wolfgang Liebeneiner was a German-Austrian film director, stage and film actor. He was born as Wolfgang Georg Louis Liebeneiner in Liebau, Lower Silesia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (now Lubawka, Poland). His father was in the textile business. Wolfgang was sent to the cadet schools in ...
2. Franz Antel
Director | Der Bockerer 2
Franz Antel was born on June 28, 1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Franz Josef Antel. He was a director and producer, known for Der Bockerer 2 (1996), Der Bockerer (1981) and Solang' die Sterne glüh'n (1958). He was married to Sibylla Antel, Sibylla Thin, Elisabeth Freifrau von Ettingshausen, ...
3. Georg Jacoby
Director | Maske in Blau
Georg Jacoby was an actor, film and theatre director. He started to play on stage in 1915 and in cinema in WWI propaganda films. After 1919, he was only a film director. In 1922, he made The Little Napoleon (1923) ("The Little Napoleon"), in which Marlene Dietrich had a bit part. His first wife was...
Director | Opernball
Géza von Bolváry was born on December 26, 1897 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Géza Maria von Bolváry-Zahn. He was a director and actor, known for Opernball (1939), Frühjahrsparade (1934) and Flower of the Tisza (1939). He was married to Helene von Bolvary. He died on August 10, 1961 in ...
6. Hans Deppe
Director | Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld
Hans Deppe was born on November 12, 1897 in Berlin, Germany as Hans Johannes Carl Otto Deppe. He was a director and actor, known for The Priest from Kirchfeld (1955), Narren im Schnee (1938) and Solange noch die Rosen blüh'n (1956). He died on September 23, 1969 in West Berlin, West Germany.
7. Karel Lamac
Director | Wo die Lerche singt
Karel Lamac was born on January 27, 1897 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and actor, known for Wo die Lerche singt (1936), Dobrý voják Svejk (1926) and Svejk na fronte (1926). He was married to Anny Ondra. He died on August 2, 1952 in Hamburg, Germany.
Director | En stilla flirt
He attended the Royal Dramatic Theatre's acting school 1907-1909 and went on to become an actor at the same theatre 1913-1926. His first work for the movies was the script to Thomas Graals bästa film (1917) and the follow-up Thomas Graal's Best Child (1918). He made his directing debut with ...
9. Tom Toelle
Director | Das Millionenspiel
Tom Toelle was born on May 19, 1931 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Das Millionenspiel (1970), Tatort (1970) and Die wahre Geschichte vom geschändeten und wiederhergestellten Kreuz (1963). He was married to Ulli Philipp. He died on March 25, 2006 in Munich, Bavaria,...
Director | Orquídeas para mi esposa
Alfredo B. Crevenna was born on April 22, 1914 in Frankfurt, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Orquídeas para mi esposa (1954), Una mujer en la calle (1955) and The Fist of Death (1982). He died on August 30, 1996 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico.
15. Edward Dmytryk
Director | Crossfire
Edward Dmytryk grew up in San Francisco, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. After his mother died when he was 6, his strict disciplinarian father beat the boy frequently, and the child began running away while in his early teens. Eventually, juvenile authorities allowed him to live alone at the age ...
16. Kwon-taek Im
Director | Chunhyangdyun
Born in Changsong, Cheollanam-do, 2 May 1936. He grew up in the southern city Kwangju, where he completed senior high school. His family suffered considerable hardships and losses in the Korean War, so he had to move to Pusan in search of work: he was a labourer before trying to start a business ...
19. Masahiro Makino
Director | Rônin-gai - Dai-ichi-wa: Utsukushiki emono
Masahiro Makino was born on February 29, 1908 in Kyoto, Japan as Masatada Makino. He was a director and actor, known for Rônin-gai - Dai-ichi-wa: Utsukushiki emono (1928), Kubi no za (1929) and Rônin-gai (1957). He was married to Yukiko Todoroki. He died on October 29, 1993.
20. Kôji Wakamatsu
The pioneering Kôji Wakamatsu (born Ito Takashi) was a contemporary of Oshima Nagisa and equally controversial, yet not as famous. The man was born in Miyagi Prefecture in the north of Japan before dropping out of agricultural school, some say following a physical altercation, moving to Tokyo at ...
23. Jeffrey Schwarz
Producer | The Fabulous Allan Carr
Jeffrey Schwarz is an Emmy Award-winning producer, director and editor based in Los Angeles. His latest documentary is "The Fabulous Allan Carr," which premiered at the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival. Previous work includes the 2015 SXSW premiere "Tab Hunter Confidential," the Emmy ...
26. Jing Wong
Writer | Hak bak jin cheung
Wong Jing is one of Hong Kong's most prolific, talented and controversial filmmakers. His directorial style, at best, manages to combine commercial appeal and artistic aspects. Most of his films were among the biggest box office hits, partly due to possessing an amazing sense of what would play ...
28. Enrique Carreras
Director | Los evadidos
Enrique Carreras was born on January 6, 1925 in Lima, Peru as Enrique Santes Morello. He was a director and writer, known for The Escaped (1964), La valija (1971) and Crazy Women (1977). He was married to Mercedes Carreras. He died on August 29, 1995 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
29. Mike Newell
Director | Four Weddings and a Funeral
Attended Cambridge University. Three year training course at Granada Television, with intention of going into theatre. Graduated to directing TV plays, building strong reputation for work with David Hare, David Edgar, Hohn, John Osborne, Jack Rosenthal.
Director | Mister Dynamit - Morgen küßt euch der Tod
Franz Josef Gottlieb was born on November 1, 1930 in Semmering, Lower Austria, Austria. He was a director and writer, known for Die Slowly, You'll Enjoy It More (1967), Der Fluch der gelben Schlange (1963) and Kingdom of the Silver Lion (1965). He was married to Elisabeth Krogh and Doris Kirchner. ...
Director | Sekai daisensô
After starting at Toho in 1942, Matsubayashi's career, like that of so many others, was stalled by the Second World War. After serving in the Imperial Navy, to which he was fiercely loyal, Matsubayashi returned to the industry via the Shintoho studio in 1946. Shintoho gave him his first directorial...
32. Hiroshi Inagaki
Director | Wasurerareta kora
Inagaki's career in film began as an actor--a child actor, in fact, appearing in numerous silent films beginning at the very dawn of Japanese cinema. This is probably why he was promoted to director at the unusually (for Japan) young age of 22. Along with producer Mansaku Itami (later the father of...
34. René Cardona Jr.
Director | Treasure of the Amazon
René Cardona Jr. was born on May 11, 1939 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a director and writer, known for Treasure of Doom (1985), The Bermuda Triangle (1978) and Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979). He died on February 5, 2003 in Mexico City, Mexico.
36. Sadao Nakajima
Director | Seburi monogatari
Born in Chiba in 1934, Nakajima joined Toei in 1959, and was promoted to director there in 1964. He has never directed outside the studio since, and has been well regarded there as one of Toei's most prolific and dependable hitmakers. In the 1960s, Nakajima concentrated on samurai films, but found ...
Director | Jigokumon
Former female impersonator who entered films in 1917 as an actor, turned to directing in 1922 and made some of the most formally brilliant Japanese films of the following decades. The few of Kinugasa's early works to have reached the West betray a highly mature, sophisticated talent. His best-known...
Director | Karusarû maki: yoru wa shî o nurasu
Born in Japan in 1930, Shogoro Nishimura joined Nikkatsu Studios in 1954, and was first promoted to director in 1963 with the well-received Keirinshô ningyô jôki. He spent the rest of that decade directing Nikkatsu programmers of varying quality. With the 1970s came the studio's shift to making ...
43. León Klimovsky
Director | La paz empieza nunca
León Klimovsky was born on October 16, 1906 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as León Klimovsky Dulfano. He was a director and writer, known for La paz empieza nunca (1960), La pícara molinera (1955) and Leap to Fame (1959). He was married to Inés de Tolosa. He died on April 8, 1996 in Madrid, ...
Director | El diario íntimo de una cabaretera
Spent some time in Guadalajara and Penjamo during the Mexican revolution. Established two photographic studios in Mxico city, one in Hollywood and one in Paris. He returned to Mexico in 1934 and debuted as a film Photographer in "Adios Nicanor" (1935). In 1938 he made his debut as a director with "...
46. Pedro Lazaga
Director | La patrulla
Pedro Lazaga was born on October 3, 1918 in Valls, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain as Pedro Lazaga Sabater. He was a director and writer, known for La patrulla (1954), María Morena (1951) and Los chicos del Preu (1967). He died on November 30, 1979 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Director | Week-end
Alice O'Fredericks was born on September 8, 1900 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Alice Otha Frederiksen. She was a director and writer, known for Week-end (1935), Blaavand melder Storm (1938) and Smil og Taare (1923). She was married to Oskar Klintholm. She died on February 18, 1968 ...
48. Lau Lauritzen
Director | Det sande ansigt
Lau Lauritzen was born on June 26, 1910 in Vejle, Denmark. He was a director and actor, known for The Face of Truth (1951), Farlig ungdom (1953) and The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman (1948). He was married to Lisbeth Movin. He died on May 12, 1977 in Denmark.
49. Martin Fric
Director | Hej-rup!
Martin Fric was born on March 29, 1902 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a director and writer, known for Workers, Let's Go (1934), Capek's Tales (1947) and The Secret of Blood (1953). He was married to Suzanne Marwille. He died on August 26, 1968 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
50. Otakar Vávra
Writer | Kladivo na carodejnice
Otakar Vávra was born on February 28, 1911 in Hradec Kralove, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for Witchhammer (1970), Romance for Bugle (1967) and Days of Betrayal (1973). He died on September 15, 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic.
51. Miklós Jancsó
Director | Csillagosok, katonák
Miklos Jancsó was born in 1921 in Vac, Hungary. His mother Angela Poparada was Romanian and his father Sandor Jancsó Hungarian. Jancsó received a degree in Law from the University of Cluj-Napoca in 1944. After fighting in WWII and a brief period as a POW, he chose to join the Film and Theater ...
52. Luigi Comencini
Writer | Voltati Eugenio
Luigi Comencini was born on June 8, 1916 in Salò, Lombardy, Italy. He was a writer and director, known for Eugenio (1980), Everybody Go Home! (1960) and Bread, Love and Dreams (1953). He was married to Giulia Grifeo. He died on April 6, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
53. Carlo Vanzina
Writer | Selvaggi
Born in Rome in 1951, he is the brother of Enrico Vanzina, movie writer: the two are the sons of Steno (aka Stefano Vanzina). Carlo studied in a French school in Rome. He began his professional career in cinematography in 1969 as assistant director to his father and Mario Monicelli.
Director | Meghasandesam
Narayana Rao Dasari was born on May 4, 1947 in Palakol, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a director and writer, known for Meghasandesam (1983), Gorintaku (1979) and Surigadu (1992). He was married to Dasari Padma. He died on May 30, 2017 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
56. Yôji Yamada
Writer | Tasogare Seibei
Yamada Yoji graduated Tokyo University in 1954, the year he joined Shochiku as an assistant director. In 1969, he launched the popular "Tora-san" series, the world's longest theatrical film series. "The Twilight Samurai" (The Twilight Samurai (2002)) marks his 77th film as well as his 41th year as ...
57. E.W. Emo
Director | 13 Stühle
E.W. Emo was born on July 11, 1898 in Seebarn, Austria-Hungary as Emerich Josef Wojtek. He was a director and writer, known for 13 Stühle (1938), Kleine Melodie aus Wien (1948) and The Cabbie's Song (1936). He was married to Anita Dorris. He died on December 2, 1975 in Vienna, Austria.
63. Atif Yilmaz
Director | Bir Yudum Sevgi
Atif Yilmaz was born on December 9, 1925 in Mersin, Turkey as Atif Yilmaz Batibeki. He was a director and writer, known for Bir Yudum Sevgi (1984), The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977) and Dul bir kadin (1985). He was married to Deniz Türkali, Nurhan Nur and Ayse Sasa. He died on May 5, 2006 in ...
69. Yuen Chor
His father was a famed Cantonese film actor. After studying in the Department of Chemistry in Zhongsha University for 3 years, Chor joined the movie industry as a writer in 1956. His film debut was "The Soul Stealer" directed by Ng Wui. Soon he began working as an assistant director and finally ...
71. Sidney J. Furie
Director | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Toronto-born Sidney J. Furie has enjoyed an incredibly distinguished career that has spanned more than five decades. Having dabbled in every genre, Furie has directed films starring Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Robert Redford, Diana Ross, Michael Caine, Peter O'Toole, Rodney Dangerfield, Barbara ...
73. Julián Soler
Director | La mujer X
Julián Soler was born on February 17, 1907 in Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico as Julián Díaz Pavía. He was a director and actor, known for La mujer X (1955), Santo vs. Blue Demon in Atlantis (1970) and Los platillos voladores (1956). He died on May 5, 1977 in Mexico City, Mexico.
76. Peter Beauvais
Director | Im Reservat
Peter Beauvais was born on September 9, 1916 in Weißenstadt, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Im Reservat (1973), Sommer in Lesmona (1987) and Liebe, Luft und lauter Lügen (1959). He was married to Barbara Beauvais, Sabine Sinjen, Karin Hübner and Ilsemarie Schnering. He died ...
77. Alexander Kluge
Director | Abschied von gestern - (Anita G.)
Writer. Director. Producer. Studied law and graduated. Was one of the founders of the Oberhausener Manifest in 1962. Since 1962 Headmaster of the 'Institut fuer Filmgestaltung' at the 'Hochschule fuer Gestaltung' in Ulm, Germany. Since 1988 produces broadcastings dealing with cultural aspects in ...
78. Javier Aguirre
Director | Tiempo abierto
Javier Aguirre was born on June 13, 1935 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Javier Aguirre Fernández. He is a director and writer, known for Tiempo abierto (1963), Pasajes tres (lo viejo, lo nuevo y más) (1961) and El insólito embarazo de los Martínez (...
79. Mariano Ozores
Writer | La hora incógnita
Mariano Ozores was born on October 5, 1926 in Madrid, Spain as Mariano Ozores Puchol. He is a writer and director, known for La hora incógnita (1964), Dos chicas de revista (1972) and La red de mi canción (1971). He is married to Teresa. They have one child.
85. Yilmaz Atadeniz
Director | Yilmayan seytan
Yilmaz Atadeniz was born in Arnavutköy in Istanbul in 1932. He studied engineering at Robert College, but left the school and started working in the Cinema and film business as an assistant editor with his brother Orhan Atadeniz. Later, Yilmaz became an assistant director of famous director such as...
86. Türker Inanoglu
Producer | Arka Sokaklar
Türker Inanoglu (born May 18, 1936) is a Turkish screenwriter, film director and producer.
He married first the film actress Filiz Akin, and after his divorce Gülsen Bubikoglu, another former Turkish movie star. They have two children, a son, Ilker and a daughter, Zeynep.
Inanoglu came in contact ...
90. William Beaudine
Director | The Ape Man
William Beaudine, the director of nearly 350 known films (nearly one for every day of the year; some listings of his work put his output at 500 movies and hundreds of TV episodes) and scores of television episodes, enjoyed a directing career that stretched across seven decades from the 'Teens to ...
91. Lesley Selander
Director | The Boss Rider of Gun Creek
Lesley Selander's film career, which lasted more than 40 years, started in the early 1920s as a teenager when he got a job at a studio as a lab technician. He soon managed to work his way into the production end of the business and secured employment as a camera operator, then an assistant director...
92. John English
Director | Captain America
Second-feature director, began his directing career at Republic in 1935 then moved to Columbia, eventually partnering with director William Witney to make what many serial aficionados regard as the best serials to ever come out of Hollywood. Went over to Columbia Pictures, where he was under ...
93. Joseph Sargent
Director | Jaws: The Revenge
Joseph Sargent was born on July 22, 1925 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Giuseppe Daniele Sorgente. He was a director and actor, known for Jaws: The Revenge (1987), Nightmares (1983) and Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). He was married to Carolyn Nelson and Mary Carver. He died on December ...
98. I.V. Sasi
Director | Eeta
I.V. Sasi was born in 1946 in Kerala, British India as Irruppam Veedu Sasidaran. He was a director and producer, known for Eeta (1978), Itha Ivide Vare (1977) and Karimpin Poovinakkare (1985). He was married to Seema. He died on October 24, 2017 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
100. William Nigh
Director | Born Rich
William Nigh was born on October 12, 1881 in Berlin, Wisconsin, USA as Emil Kreuske. He was a director and actor, known for Born Rich (1924), The Lightning Flyer (1931) and Notorious Gallagher; or, His Great Triumph (1916). He died on November 27, 1955 in Burbank, California, USA.