Directing Eastwood

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1. Jack Arnold

Director | The Incredible Shrinking Man

Jack Arnold reigns supreme as one of the great directors of 1950s science-fiction features. His films are distinguished by moody black and white cinematography, solid acting, smart, thoughtful scripts, snappy pacing, a genuine heartfelt enthusiasm for the genre and plenty of eerie atmosphere.

Arnold...

Revenge of the Creature (1955): Jennings Tarantula (1955): Jet Squadron Leader

2. Arthur Lubin

Director | Phantom of the Opera

A graduate of Carnegie Tech, Arthur Lubin entered films as an actor in the 1920s, and after appearing in many films turned to directing in 1934, mainly for Universal. His forte was light comedy, but he helmed many different types of pictures for the studio. Lubin was the director Universal ...

3. Jerry Hopper

Director | The Private War of Major Benson

A former Paramount editor before becoming a director, he was the cousin of Glenda Farrell.

4. Charles F. Haas

Producer | Moonrise

Harvard-educated Charles Haas entered films in 1935 as an extra at Universal. He was soon promoted to assistant director, then branched out into directing documentaries and industrial films. During WW II he made training films for the Army Signal Corps. After the war he went back to work for ...

Star in the Dust (1956): Tom - Ranch Hand

5. Joseph Pevney

Director | Star Trek

Joseph Pevney was born on September 15, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) and Man of a Thousand Faces (1957). He was married to Margo Pevney, Philippa Hilber and Mitzi Green. He died on ...

6. William A. Wellman

Director | A Star Is Born

William Wellman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter-director of the original A Star Is Born (1937), was called "Wild Bill" during his World War I service as an aviator, a nickname that persisted in Hollywood due to his larger-than-life personality and lifestyle.

A leap-year baby born in 1896 on the 29th...

8. Sergio Leone

Writer | Once Upon a Time in America

Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in ...

9. Vittorio De Sica

Director | Ladri di biciclette

Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee ...

10. Ted Post

Director | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Ted Post first began thinking about a career in show business in 1938, when he was working as a weekend usher at the Loew's Pitkin Theater in Brooklyn, New York, and getting so caught up in the movies that he would sometimes forget to escort the patrons to their seats. He received some acting ...

Hang 'Em High (1968): Marshal Jed Cooper Magnum Force (1973): Harry Callahan

11. Don Siegel

Director | Dirty Harry

Don Siegel was educated at Cambridge University, England. In Hollywood from the mid-'30s, he began his career as an editor and second unit director. In 1945 he directed two shorts (Hitler Lives (1945) and Star in the Night (1945)) which both won Academy Awards. His first feature as a director was ...

12. Brian G. Hutton

Director | Where Eagles Dare

Brian G. Hutton was born on January 1, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA as Brian Geoffrey Hutton. He was an actor and director, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Wild Seed (1965). He was married to Victoria Sierra. He died on August 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, ...

13. Joshua Logan

Director | Picnic

Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". ...

14. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

Play Misty for Me (1971): Dave High Plains Drifter (1973): The Stranger Breezy (1973): Man at Marina The Eiger Sanction (1975): Jonathan Hemlock The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976): Josey Wales The Gauntlet (1977): Ben Shockley Bronco Billy (1980): Bronco Billy Firefox (1982): Mitchell Gant Honkytonk Man (1982): Red Stovall Sudden Impact (1983): Harry Callahan Pale Rider (1985): Preacher Heartbreak Ridge (1986): Highway White Hunter Black Heart (1990): John Wilson The Rookie (1990): Nick Pulovski Unforgiven (1992): Bill Munny A Perfect World (1993): Chief Red Garnett The Bridges of Madison County (1995): Robert Kincaid Absolute Power (1997): Luther Whitney True Crime (1999): Steve Everett Space Cowboys (2000): Frank Corvin Blood Work (2002): Terry McCaleb Million Dollar Baby (2004): Frankie Dunn Gran Torino (2008): Walt Kowalski The Mule (2018): Earl Stone

15. John Sturges

Director | The Great Escape

John Sturges was born on January 3, 1910 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Elliott Sturges. He was a director and producer, known for The Great Escape (1963), The Magnificent Seven (1960) and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). He was married to Katherine Helena Soules and Dorothy Lynn Brooks. He ...

Joe Kidd (1972): Joe Kidd

16. Michael Cimino

Writer | The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino studied architecture and dramatic arts; later he filmed advertisements and documentaries and also wrote scripts until the actor, producer and director Clint Eastwood gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974). But his biggest success was The Deer...

17. James Fargo

Director | The Enforcer

James Fargo was born on August 14, 1938 in Republic, Washington, USA. He is a director and assistant director, known for The Enforcer (1976), Jaws (1975) and The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976).

18. Buddy Van Horn

Stunts | High Plains Drifter

Buddy Van Horn was born on August 20, 1929. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), The Dead Pool (1988) and In the Line of Fire (1993).

20. Richard Benjamin

Actor | Westworld

Although his actress wife Paula Prentiss became a star by the early 1960s, it took Richard Benjamin almost fifteen years to establish his screen persona, but the wait was rewarding. After extensive work in theatre as actor and director, and his participation in the cult TV series He & She (1967)...

City Heat (1984): Lieutenant Speer

21. Wolfgang Petersen

Director | Das Boot

This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies.

Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus. This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees....

22. Brad Silberling

Director | City of Angels

Brad Silberling was born on September 8, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Bradley Mitchell Silberling. He is a producer and director, known for City of Angels (1998), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Moonlight Mile (2002). He has been married to Amy ...

Casper (1995): Clint Eastwood

23. Robert Lorenz

Assistant_director | Mystic River

Lorenz was born in Chicago and has lived in Los Angeles since 1989. As a producer he has been nominated three times for Best Picture: Mystic River in 2003, Letters From Iwo Jima in 2006 and American Sniper in 2014. In 2012 he made his directorial debut with Trouble with the Curve. He has been a ...



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