George Cukor

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Birthday
7, 1899
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1899
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (83)

About

Director of iconic films like The Philadelphia Story, Little Women, My Fair Lady, and Romeo and Juliet.

Before Fame

He would often skip class to go to the movies growing up.

Trivia

He directed Judy Garland in the 1954 remake of A Star is Born, his first Technicolor film and first musical. The film earned Garland an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.

Family Life

He met his partner George Towers in the late 1950s and remained with him for the rest of his life.

Associated With

He was supposed to direct Gone with the Wind, but the gig went to Victor Fleming instead.

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