Daniel Petrie

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Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 22, 2004 (83)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 22, 2004 (83)

About

Canadian film director who won multiple awards and inspired his children to continue working in Hollywood.

Before Fame

He moved to the United States at the age of 25.

Trivia

He directed the 1961 Cannes Film Festival winner A Raisin in the Sun.

Family Life

His sons Daniel and Donald Petrie also became noted filmmakers.

Associated With

He gave Wynona Ryder one of her earliest on-screen appearances in his film Square Dance.