George Stevens, Jr.

Film Director
Born Apr 3, 1932

George Cooper Stevens, Jr. is an American award-winning film and television writer, director, producer, and founder of the American Film Institute. He has received eleven Emmys, two Peabody Awards and eight Writers Guild of America Awards for his television productions, including the annual Kennedy Center Honors, Separate But Equal and The Murder of Mary Phagan. His production of The Thin Red Line was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including best picture. Alfred A.… Read More

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1932 Birth Born in 1932.


1964 32 Years Old While working with the United States Information Agency, he commissioned Charles Guggenheim's Academy Award winning 1964 short documentary, Nine from Little Rock. … Read More
1965 33 Years Old In July 1965 he married Elizabeth Guest, and has children Michael Stevens (a producer/director) and David Averell, and a stepdaughter Caroline. … Read More
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