Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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Birthday
11, 1909
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 5, 1993 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1909
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 5, 1993 (83)

About

Polish-American director and screenwriter best known for his 1950 film All About Eve. He received an Academy Award for this film, as well as for his 1949 movie A Letter to Three Wives.

Before Fame

He graduated from Columbia University in 1928.

Trivia

His 1950 film All About Eve was nominated for fourteen Academy Awards, an unmatched accomplishment until Titanic earned the same distinction in 1997.

Family Life

He married his first wife, Elizabeth Young, on May 20, 1934. He married Rose Stradner on July 28, 1939, then married Rosemary Matthews on December 14, 1962.

Associated With

His brother co-wrote the 1941 film Citizen Kane, which starred Joseph Cotten.