David Lean

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Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1991 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 16, 1991 (83)

About

Director of classic films like Great Expectations, Lawrence of Arabia, and Dr. Zhivago.

Before Fame

He worked at his dad's accounting firm.

Trivia

He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, winning twice for The Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia.

Family Life

He married 6 times: Isabel Lean on June 28, 1930; Kay Walsh on November 23, 1940; Ann Todd on May 21, 1949; Leila Matkar on July 4, 1960; Sandra Hotz on October 28, 1981; and Sandra Lean on December 15, 1990.

Associated With

He was able to promote the works of Charles Dickens by bringing the author's novels to life.