Biography

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Anthony Mann (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American actor and film director.

Born Emil Anton Bundsmann in the Point Loma area of San Diego, Mann was the son of Jewish-Austrian immigrants Emile Theodore Bundsmann, and his wife Bertha Waxelbaum (original Jewish surname: Weichselbaum) of Macon, Georgia.

Mann started out as an actor, appearing in plays off-Broadway in New York City. In 1938, he moved to Hollywood, where he joined the Selznick International Pictures.

Mann became an assistant director in 1942, directing low-budget assignments for RKO and Republic Pictures.

Mann was respected for his acute visual sensitivity toward the American Western landscape, effortlessly blending natural vistas with human drama. Mann's dramas verged on classical tragedy, often showing anguished heroes attempting to resolve personal pain and confusion.

In 1964 he was head of the jury at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.

In 1967, Mann died from a heart attack in Berlin, Germany while filming the spy thriller A Dandy in Aspic. The film was completed by the film's star, Laurence Harvey.

For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Anthony Mann has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6229 Hollywood Blvd.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Mann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Anthony Mann (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American actor and film director.

Born Emil Anton Bundsmann in the Point Loma area of San Diego, Mann was the son of Jewish-Austrian immigrants Emile Theodore Bundsmann, and his wife Bertha Waxelbaum (original Jewish surname: Weichselbaum) of Macon, Georgia.

Mann started out as an actor, appearing in plays off-Broadway in New York City. In 1938, he moved to Hollywood, where he joined the Selznick International Pictures.

Mann became an assistant director in 1942, directing low-budget assignments for RKO and Republic Pictures.

Mann was respected for his acute visual sensitivity toward the American Western landscape, effortlessly blending natural vistas with human drama. Mann's dramas verged on classical tragedy, often showing anguished heroes attempting to resolve personal pain and confusion.

In 1964 he was head of the jury at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.

In 1967, Mann died from a heart attack in Berlin, Germany while filming the spy thriller A Dandy in Aspic. The film was completed by the film's star, Laurence Harvey.

For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Anthony Mann has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6229 Hollywood Blvd.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Mann, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1906-06-30

Day of Death 1967-04-29

Place of Birth San Diego, California, United States

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1968 A Dandy in Aspic Director
1965 The Heroes of Telemark Director
1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire Director
1961 El Cid Director
1960 Cimarron Director
1958 Man of the West Director
1958 God's Little Acre Director
1957 The Tin Star Director
1957 Men in War Director
1956 Serenade Director
1955 The Last Frontier Director
1955 The Man from Laramie Director
1955 Strategic Air Command Director
1954 The Far Country Director
1954 The Glenn Miller Story Director
1953 Thunder Bay Director
1953 The Naked Spur Director
1952 Bend of the River Director
1951 Quo Vadis Director
1951 The Tall Target Director
1950 Devil's Doorway Director
1950 The Furies Director
1950 Winchester '73 Director
1950 Side Street Director
1949 Border Incident Director
1949 Reign of Terror Director
1948 He Walked by Night Director
1948 Raw Deal Director
1947 T-Men Director
1947 Railroaded! Director
1947 Desperate Director
1946 The Bamboo Blonde Director
1946 Strange Impersonation Director
1945 Sing Your Way Home Director
1945 Two O'Clock Courage Director
1945 The Great Flamarion Director
1944 Strangers in the Night Director
1944 My Best Gal Director
1943 Nobody's Darling Director
1942 Moonlight in Havana Director
1942 Dr. Broadway Director

Writing

1949 Follow Me Quietly Story
1947 Desperate Writer Story

Production

1968 A Dandy in Aspic Producer
1957 Men in War Producer

Acting

1967 Action Speaks Louder Than Words: The Films of Anthony Mann as Interviewee

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