Stanley Donen

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Birthday
13, 1924
Birthplace
Columbia, SC
Death Date
Feb 21, 2019 (94)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1924
Birthplace
Columbia, SC
Death Date
Feb 21, 2019 (94)

About

Director and choreographer of classics such as Singin' in the Rain and On the Town. His other films include Royal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Funny Face and Indiscreet.

Before Fame

He turned to cinema to cope with being bullied by anti-semitic classmates.

Trivia

He received an Honorary Academy Award in 1998 for his body of work. He was sometimes referred to as the King of Hollywood Musicals.

Family Life

He was a longtime partner of director and comedian Elaine May. He was briefly married to Pamela Braden from 1990 until 1994.

Associated With

He co-directed the classic musical Singin' in the Rain with actor Gene Kelly.