Robert Altman

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Birthday
20, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
Nov 20, 2006 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
Nov 20, 2006 (81)

About

Unconventional filmmaker who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director on five occasions. His best known films include MASH, Nashville, The Player, Shortcuts, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Short Cuts and Gosford Park.

Before Fame

He flew 50 bombing missions in World War II.

Trivia

MASH won the prestigious Golden Palm at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival and in 1992, he won the Best Director award at Cannes for The Player.

Family Life

He married three times: first to LaVonne Elmer in 1946, then to Lotus Corelli in 1954 and finally to Kathryn Reed in 1959.

Associated With

He directed Tim Robbins in The Player and Short Cuts.