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 AspicDirector
1965 The Heroes of TelemarkDirector
1964 The Fall of the Roman EmpireDirector
1961 El CidDirector
1960 CimarronDirector
1958 Man of the WestDirector
1958 God's Little AcreDirector
1957 The Tin StarDirector
1957 Men in WarDirector
1956 SerenadeDirector
1955 The Last FrontierDirector
1955 The Man from LaramieDirector
1955 Strategic Air CommandDirector
1954 The Far CountryDirector
1954 The Glenn Miller StoryDirector
1953 Thunder BayDirector
1953 The Naked SpurDirector
1952 Bend of the RiverDirector
1951 Quo VadisDirector
1951 The Tall TargetDirector
1950 Devil's DoorwayDirector
1950 The FuriesDirector
1950 Winchester '73Director
1950 Side StreetDirector
1949 Border IncidentDirector
1949 Reign of TerrorDirector
1948 He Walked by NightDirector
1948 Raw DealDirector
1947 T-MenDirector
1947 Railroaded!Director
1947 DesperateDirector
1946 The Bamboo BlondeDirector
1946 Strange ImpersonationDirector
1945 Sing Your Way HomeDirector
1945 Two O'Clock CourageDirector
1945 The Great FlamarionDirector
1944 Strangers in the NightDirector
1944 My Best GalDirector
1943 Nobody's DarlingDirector
1942 Moonlight in HavanaDirector
1942 Dr. BroadwayDirector

Writing

1949 Follow Me QuietlyStory
1947 DesperateWriter
1947 DesperateStory

Production

1968 A Dandy in AspicProducer
1957 Men in WarProducer

Acting

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

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