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George Stevens (George Cooper Stevens)

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Biography

Oakland, California, USA
George Stevens, a filmmaker known as a meticulous craftsman with a brilliant eye for composition and a sensitive touch with actors, is one of the great American filmmakers, ranking with John Ford, William Wyler and Howard Hawks as a creator of classic Hollywood cinema, bringing to the screen mytho-poetic worlds that were also mass entertainment. One of the most honored and respected directors in Hollywood history, Stevens enjoyed a great degree of independence from studios, producing most of his own films after coming into his own as a director in the late 1930s. Read more...

Actor

Character: Knock Him Into That Pigpen, Chris!

Shane 1953

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Director

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973

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