Istvan Szabo

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Birthday
18, 1938
Birthplace
Hungary
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1938 (age 82)
Birthplace
Hungary

About

Director of the films Mephisto, which was the Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981, Sunshine, and Being Julia.

Before Fame

He attended the Academy of Theatrical and Cinematic Arts.

Trivia

He was the center of controversy in 2006 when a newspaper revealed that he was previously an informant for the Communist regime's secret police.

Family Life

He was the son of Maria and Istvan Szabo.

Associated With

He directed Annette Bening in her Oscar-nominated performance in Being Julia.