Douglas Sirk (born Hans Detlef Sierck; April 26, 1897 – January 14, 1987) was a Danish-German film director best known for his work in Hollywood melodramas in the 1950s.

Douglas Sirk (born Hans Detlef Sierck; April 26, 1897 – January 14, 1987) was a Danish-German film director best known for his work in Hollywood melodramas in the 1950s.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1897-04-26

Day of Death 1987-01-14

Place of Birth Hamburg, Germany

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Also Known As

  • Hans Detlef Sierck
  • Detlef Sierck
  • Michael O'Hara

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1979 Bourbon Street Blues Director
1978 New Year's Eve Director
1976 Sprich zu mir wie der Regen Director
1959 Imitation of Life Director
1958 A Time to Love and a Time to Die Director
1957 The Tarnished Angels Director
1957 Interlude Director
1957 Battle Hymn Director
1956 Written on the Wind Director
1955 All That Heaven Allows Director
1955 There's Always Tomorrow Director
1955 Captain Lightfoot Director
1954 Sign of the Pagan Director
1954 Magnificent Obsession Director
1954 Taza, Son of Cochise Director
1953 All I Desire Director
1953 Take Me to Town Director
1953 Meet Me at the Fair Director
1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal? Director
1952 No Room for the Groom Director
1951 Week-End with Father Director
1951 Thunder on the Hill Director
1951 The Lady Pays Off Director
1951 The First Legion Director
1950 Mystery Submarine Director
1949 Slightly French Director
1949 Shockproof Director
1948 Sleep, My Love Director
1947 Lured Director
1946 A Scandal in Paris Director
1944 Summer Storm Director
1943 Hitler's Madman Director
1939 Wilton's Zoo Director
1938 Accord final Director
1937 La Habanera Director
1937 To New Shores Director
1937 La chanson du souvenir Director
1936 The Court Concert Director
1936 Final Accord Director
1936 't Was Eén April Director
1935 Pillars of Society Director
1935 April, April! Director
1935 The Girl from the Marsh Croft Director
1935 Der eingebildete Kranke Director
1934 Zwei Genies Director


2008 Days with Sirk as Himself
2006 Filmlegenden. Deutsch (2 episodes) as Himself (archive footage)
1991 From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk Remembers
1987 Filmarbeit mit Douglas Sirk as himself
1979 Bayerischer Filmpreis (1 episode) as himself
1979 Behind the Mirror: A Profile of Douglas Sirk as Interviewee
1951 Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) (1 episode) as himself


1979 Bourbon Street Blues Writer
1944 Summer Storm Adaptation
1938 Dreiklang Writer
1937 To New Shores Writer
1936 The Court Concert Writer
1936 Final Accord Writer


1951 The First Legion Producer

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