Biography

Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best-known films are The Ten Commandments (1956), Cleopatra (1934), and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best-known films are The Ten Commandments (1956), Cleopatra (1934), and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 88

Birthday 1881-08-12

Day of Death 1959-01-21

Place of Birth Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA

Official Site https://www.cecilbdemille.com/

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1956 The Ten Commandments Director
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth Director
1949 Samson and Delilah Director
1948 California's Golden Beginning Director
1947 Unconquered Director
1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell Director
1942 Reap the Wild Wind Director
1940 North West Mounted Police Director
1939 Union Pacific Director
1938 The Buccaneer Director
1936 The Plainsman Director
1935 The Crusades Director
1934 Cleopatra Director
1934 Four Frightened People Director
1933 This Day and Age Director
1932 The Sign of the Cross Director
1931 The Squaw Man Director
1930 Madam Satan Director
1929 Dynamite Director
1929 The Godless Girl Director
1927 The King of Kings Director
1926 The Volga Boatman Director
1925 The Road to Yesterday Director
1925 The Golden Bed Director
1924 Feet of Clay Director
1923 The Ten Commandments Director
1923 Adam's Rib Director
1922 Manslaughter Director
1922 Saturday Night Director
1921 The Affairs of Anatol Director
1921 Forbidden Fruit Director
1920 Something to Think About Director
1920 Why Change Your Wife? Director
1919 Male and Female Director
1919 For Better, for Worse Director
1919 Don't Change Your Husband Director
1918 The Squaw Man Director
1918 Old Wives for New Director
1918 The Whispering Chorus Director
1917 The Woman God Forgot Director
1917 The Little American Director
1917 A Romance of the Redwoods Director
1916 Joan the Woman Director
1916 Maria Rosa Director
1916 The Heart of Nora Flynn Director
1916 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Director
1915 The Golden Chance Director
1915 Temptation Director
1915 The Cheat Director
1915 Carmen Director
1915 Kindling Director
1915 The Captive Director
1915 The Warrens of Virginia Director
1915 The Girl of the Golden West Director
1914 The Rose of the Rancho Director
1914 The Man From Home Director
1914 The Virginian Director
1914 The Call of the North Director
1914 Brewster's Millions Director
1914 The Squaw Man Director

Production

1958 The Buccaneer Executive Producer Producer
1956 The Ten Commandments Producer
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth Producer
1949 Samson and Delilah Producer
1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell Producer
1942 Reap the Wild Wind Producer
1940 North West Mounted Police Producer
1939 Union Pacific Producer
1938 The Buccaneer Producer
1934 Cleopatra Producer
1934 Four Frightened People Producer
1933 This Day and Age Producer
1932 The Sign of the Cross Producer
1930 Madam Satan Producer
1929 The Godless Girl Producer
1928 Let'er Go Gallegher Executive Producer
1927 The Angel of Broadway Producer
1927 The Fighting Eagle Producer
1927 Vanity Producer
1927 White Gold Producer
1927 The King of Kings Producer
1926 The Cruise of the Jasper B Producer
1926 The Volga Boatman Producer
1926 Silence Producer
1925 The Dressmaker from Paris Supervising Producer
1923 The Ten Commandments Producer
1923 Adam's Rib Producer
1921 Forbidden Fruit Producer
1920 Something to Think About Producer
1920 Why Change Your Wife? Producer
1918 Old Wives for New Producer
1917 The Woman God Forgot Producer
1917 The Little American Producer
1917 A Romance of the Redwoods Producer
1917 Lost and Won Producer
1916 Joan the Woman Producer
1916 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Producer
1915 The Golden Chance Producer
1915 The Cheat Producer
1915 Carmen Producer
1915 Kindling Producer
1915 The Captive Producer
1915 The Warrens of Virginia Producer
1915 The Girl of the Golden West Producer
1914 The Man From Home Producer
1914 The Squaw Man Producer

Acting

2019 Sword-and-Sandal as Himself (archive footage)
2016 The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille as Himself
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as (archive footage)
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1956 Cinépanorama (52 episodes)
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1952 Son of Paleface as Photographer (uncredited)
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1950 Sunset Boulevard as Cecil B. DeMille
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1947 Variety Girl as Himself
1947 Jens Mons in America as Himself (uncredited)
1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell as Voice of Narrator (uncredited)
1942 Reap the Wild Wind as Prologue Speaker (voice) (uncredited)
1942 Star Spangled Rhythm as Cecil B. DeMille
1940 North West Mounted Police as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1935 Hollywood Extra Girl as Himself
1930 Madam Satan as Radio Newscaster (voice) (uncredited)
1930 Free and Easy as Director Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
1928 The Circus: Premiere as Himself
1922 A Trip to Paramountown as Himself

Editing

1918 Old Wives for New Editor
1917 The Woman God Forgot Editor
1917 The Little American Editor
1917 A Romance of the Redwoods Editor
1916 Joan the Woman Editor
1915 The Golden Chance Editor
1915 The Cheat Editor
1915 Carmen Editor
1915 The Captive Editor
1914 The Rose of the Rancho Editor
1914 The Man From Home Editor
1914 The Virginian Editor

Writing

1921 Forbidden Fruit Story
1917 The Little American Writer
1917 A Romance of the Redwoods Writer
1916 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Story
1915 The Golden Chance Story
1915 Kindling Writer
1915 The Captive Writer
1915 The Girl of the Golden West Writer
1914 The Rose of the Rancho Writer
1914 The Man From Home Writer
1914 The Squaw Man Writer

Crew

1926 Red Dice Presenter

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