Directors Born in Illinois

1
Bob Fosse (1927-1987)
2
Harold Ramis (1944-2014)
3
Xavier Williams, 29
4
Robert Zemeckis, 68
5
Fisher Stevens, 56
6
John Landis, 70
7
Jay Chandrasekhar, 52
8
Lana Wachowski, 55
9
Michael Mann, 77
10
Paris Barclay, 64
11
Dennis Dugan, 74
12
John Musker, 66
13
Vincente Minnelli (1903-1986)
14
Terrence Malick, 76
15
Preston Sturges (1898-1959)
16
Seth Gordon, 46
17
Brian Levant, 68
18
William Friedkin, 85
19
Edward Zwick, 68
20
Lilly Wachowski, 52
21
George Loane Tucker (1880-1921)
22
John G. Avildsen (1935-2017)
23
Matthew A. Cherry, 38
24
Reginald Hudlin, 58
25
Gower Champion (1919-1980)
26
Arthur Sheekman (1901-1978)
27
Sam Wanamaker (1919-1993)
28
John McNaughton, 70
29
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867-1932)
30
Bryan W. Simon, 64
31
Chuck Russell, 68
32
DA Pennebaker (1925-2019)
33
Gail Mancuso, 62
34
Ken Kwapis, 63
35
John Sturges (1910-1992)
36
Philip Kaufman, 83
37
Charles Avery (1873-1926)
38
Adam Rifkin, 53
39
Paul Sills (1927-2008)
40
Robert Z. Leonard (1889-1968)
41
Bill Morrison, 54
42
Norman Taurog (1899-1981)
43
Art Linson, 78
44
Norman Panama (1914-2003)
45
JoAnne Akalaitis, 83
46
Frank Alesia (1944-2011)
47
Jon Jost, 77