Sam Spiegel

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Birthday
11, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Dec 31, 1985 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Dec 31, 1985 (84)

About

Austrian-born independent film producer. He received the Irving Thalberg Memorial Award in 1963.

Before Fame

He was educated at the University of Vienna and traveled to Hollywood for the first time in 1927.

Trivia

He won an Academy Award for Best Picture for the film On the Waterfront that was directed by Elia Kazan.

Family Life

He was married three times and continuously traveled, which left little time for a family.

Associated With

He collaborated with David Lean on film projects.

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