Biography

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career and is best known as the writer-director of the Oscar-winning All About Eve (1950). He was brother to screenwriter and drama critic Herman J. Mankiewicz who also won an Oscar for co-writing Citizen Kane (1941).

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career and is best known as the writer-director of the Oscar-winning All About Eve (1950). He was brother to screenwriter and drama critic Herman J. Mankiewicz who also won an Oscar for co-writing Citizen Kane (1941).

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1909-02-11

Day of Death 1993-02-05

Place of Birth Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

  • Joseph Leo Mankiewicz
  • Joseph Mankiewicz
  • Joe Mankiewicz

Writing TV ShowsMovies

1967 The Honey Pot Writer
1963 Cleopatra Screenplay
1958 The Quiet American Writer
1955 Guys and Dolls Screenplay
1954 The Barefoot Contessa Writer
1953 Julius Caesar Screenplay
1951 People Will Talk Writer
1950 All About Eve Screenplay
1950 No Way Out Writer
1949 A Letter to Three Wives Screenplay
1946 Somewhere in the Night Screenplay
1946 Dragonwyck Writer
1944 The Keys of the Kingdom Screenplay
1938 Mannequin Writer
1935 I Live My Life Screenplay
1934 Forsaking All Others Screenplay
1934 Manhattan Melodrama Screenplay
1933 Alice in Wonderland Screenplay
1933 Too Much Harmony Story
1933 Emergency Call Screenplay
1933 Diplomaniacs Writer
1932 If I Had a Million Writer
1932 Million Dollar Legs Writer
1932 This Reckless Age Story Screenplay
1931 Newly Rich Writer
1931 Skippy Writer
1931 June Moon Screenplay
1931 Finn and Hattie Writer
1931 The Gang Buster Dialogue
1930 Paramount on Parade Screenplay
1930 The Light of Western Stars Writer
1930 Slightly Scarlet Screenplay

Directing

1972 Sleuth Director
1970 There Was a Crooked Man... Director
1970 King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Director
1967 The Honey Pot Director
1964 A Carol for Another Christmas Director
1963 Cleopatra Director
1959 Suddenly, Last Summer Director
1958 The Quiet American Director
1955 Guys and Dolls Director
1954 The Barefoot Contessa Director
1953 Julius Caesar Director
1952 5 Fingers Director
1951 People Will Talk Director
1950 All About Eve Director
1950 No Way Out Director
1949 House of Strangers Director
1949 A Letter to Three Wives Director
1948 Escape Director
1947 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Director
1947 The Late George Apley Director
1946 Somewhere in the Night Director
1946 Dragonwyck Director

Production

1964 A Carol for Another Christmas Producer
1958 The Quiet American Producer
1944 The Keys of the Kingdom Producer
1942 Woman of the Year Producer
1940 The Philadelphia Story Producer
1940 Strange Cargo Producer
1938 A Christmas Carol Producer
1938 The Shining Hour Producer
1938 The Shopworn Angel Producer
1938 Three Comrades Producer
1938 Mannequin Producer
1937 The Bride Wore Red Producer
1937 Double Wedding Producer
1936 Love on the Run Producer
1936 The Gorgeous Hussy Producer
1936 Fury Producer
1936 Three Godfathers Producer

Acting

1986 The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)
1951 The Screen Director
1929 Woman Trap as Reporter (as Joseph Mankiewicz)

Crew

1929 The Saturday Night Kid Title Graphics

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