Manoel de Oliveira

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Birthday
11, 1908
Birthplace
Porto, Portugal
Death Date
Apr 2, 2015 (106)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1908
Birthplace
Porto, Portugal
Death Date
Apr 2, 2015 (106)

About

Prolific director and recipient of two Career Golden Lions from the Venice Film Festival and a Palme d'Or from Cannes for his career achievements.

Before Fame

He worked as an executive at his father's dry goods factory.

Trivia

He was the only director whose career spanned from the silent era to the digital era.

Family Life

He married his wife Maria in December 1940.

Associated With

He and George Abbott, who lived to be 107, became two of the oldest film directors in history.