Tag: Légion d’honneur

Bruno Ganz

(1941–2019) Filmography as Actor: Luther 2003 Director: Eric Till Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Alfred Molina   Born March 22 1941 Zürich (Switzerland) Died February 16 2019 Wädenswil, Zürich (Switzerland) Cause of death Cancer (colon) Occupation Actor Awards David di Donatello European Film Award German Film Award…

Mikis Theodorakis

(1925) Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης Filmography as Composer: Electra 1962 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis     Zorba the Greek 1964 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates     The Trojan Women 1971 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave  …

Nelson Rockefeller

(1908–1979) Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller 41st Vice President of the United States (1974–1977) Nelson Rockefeller in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born July 8 1908 Bar Harbor, ME (USA) Died January 26 1979 New York, NY (USA)…

Vincente Minnelli

(1903–1986) Lester Anthony Minnelli Filmography as Director: Madame Bovary 1949 Director: Vincente Minnelli Starring: Jennifer Jones, James Mason     Lust for Life 1956 Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn   Born February 28 1903 Chicago, IL (USA) Died…

Kirk Douglas

(1916–2020) Issur Danielovitch Demsky Filmography as Actor: Lust for Life 1956 Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn     Spartacus 1960 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier   Born December 9 1916 Amsterdam, NY (USA) Died…

Orson Welles

(1915–1985) George Orson Welles Filmography as Actor: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born May 6 1915 Kenosha, WI (USA) Died October 10 1985 Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Heart Failure Wife Rita Hayworth (1918-1987) Daughter…

Miloš Forman

(1932–2018) Jan Tomáš “Miloš” Forman Filmography as Director: Amadeus 1984 Director: Miloš Forman Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham   Born February 18 1932 Čáslav (Czech Republic) Died April 13 2018 Danbury, CT (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Producer Professor Occupation Screenwriter…

Robert Redford

(1936) Charles Robert Redford, Jr. Filmography as Actor:   Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 Director: George Roy Hill Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford     Born August 18 1936 Santa Monica, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Producer Awards Academy…

Marlene Dietrich

(1901–1992) Marie Magdalene Dietrich von Losch Filmography as Actress: Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Director: Billy Wilder Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich   Born December 27 1901 Berlin (Germany) Died May 6 1992 Paris (France) Cause of death Kidney failure…

Jules Verne

(1828–1905) Jules-Gabriel Verne Works: ◊ Abandoned (English) • Autour de la lune (French) ◊ All Around the Moon (English) • Les enfants du capitaine Grant (French) ◊ In Search of the Castaways (English)   Verne in Film:   In Search of the…