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Norman Jewison

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Birthday
21, 1926
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1926 (age 92)
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada

About

Director of the 1967 film In the Heat of the Night. His other film directing credits include The Thomas Crown Affair, Fiddler on the Roof, and Moonstruck.

Before Fame

He served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II.

Trivia

His 1966 Cold War satire The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming earned four Academy Award nominations.

Family Life

He married Margaret Ann Dixon on July 11, 1953. The marriage produced three children: associate producer Michael Jewison, camera operator Kevin Jewison, and actress Jennifer Jewison.

Associated With

He was the director of The Andy Williams Show, which featured such celebrity guests as Judy Garland.