George Stevens, Jr.
American film director
George Stevens, Jr.
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.
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Allan M. Jalon: D.A. Pennebaker Gets an Oscar, Talks About Vermeer
Huffington Post - about 4 years
D.A. Pennebaker, right, and Chris Hegedus, left, talk about making documentaries in the Upper West Side offices of Pennebaker Hegedus Films, before leaving for Los Angeles for a lifetime achievement Oscar Pennebaker received at an event last Saturday. Photo by Steve J. Sherman D.A. Pennebaker, the pioneering documentary filmmaker, was getting ready to fly to Los Angeles to receive a lifetime-achievement Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at a ceremony last Saturday night, when he took time to talk with me in his offices on Manhattan's Upper West Side about the award and his work. The exchange embraced his passions for cultural figures from the past whose influences drive him, at 87, to keep making his kind of films. His instinct toward the award reflects his approach to his work, which tends to be collaborative, most often with Chris Hegedus, his wife. The Oscar is less for him alone, he says, than for the generation of ground-breaking Cinema Verite ...
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Oscar honors filmmakers Pennebaker, Katzenberg
CBS News - about 4 years
Hollywood's biggest stars praise movie industry groundbreakers at Governors Awards, including stuntman-director Hal Needham, AFI founder George Stevens, Jr.
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Stuntman, documentarian among early Oscar winners
Seattle Pi - about 4 years
Stuntman, documentarian among early Oscar winners Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:09 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The honorary Oscar winners at the 4th annual Governors Awards include a stuntman who broke 56 bones during his performing career, a documentarian who has made movies for six decades, the founder of the American Film Institute and a philanthropist who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for arts, education and health-related causes. Hal Needham, D.A. Pennebaker, George Stevens, Jr., and Jeffrey Katzenberg will accept their Oscar statuettes from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Board of Governors at a private ceremony Saturday at the Hollywood and Highland Center. Clips from untelevised dinner program may be included in the Academy Awards telecast on Fe ...
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Academy to honor Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hal Needham, D.A. Pennebaker and George Stevens Jr.
LATimes - over 4 years
Late Wednesday night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that stunt performer Hal Needham, documentarian D.A. Pennebaker and arts advocate George Stevens Jr. will receive honorary awards and that Dreamworks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg will be honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. 
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George Stevens Jr. edits lively conversation at the American Film Institute
Cleveland - almost 5 years
Talented actors discuss their signature roles, too. Sidney Poitier credits his teachers for helping him with his technique for "In the Heat of the Night."
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2011 All-district baseball - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
O'Connor: Mason Brauchle, INF, sr.; Jake Marler, OF, jr. Stevens: Ozzy Barba, P, sr.; Ray Cavozos, P, sr.; Preston Molina, OF, sr.; James Zule, C, sr. Taft: Alex Rodriguez, P, sr.; Christian Garza, INF, jr. Warren: Nick Cummings, INF, sr
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Fenton Relays - WTAP-TV
Google News - almost 6 years
5, Doddridge County High School 'A' (Ferguson, Sarah FR, Carroll, Bethany JR, Stevens, Tori SO, Heflin, Mariah FR), 5:28.28. 1, Doddridge County High School 'A' (Plaugher, Daniel 10, Muhly-Alexander, Dillon 10, Cottrill, Zack 09, Thaxton, Will 11),
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2011 Girls basketball all-district teams - San Antonio Express
Google News - almost 6 years
O'Connor: Laura Cotrino, sr.; Ebony Easter, jr. Stevens: Alexis Govan, sr.; Alexis Sendejo, sr. Taft: Josalyn Madrigal, sr. Warren: Samara Williams, sr. Second team: Clark: Hannah Gulley, sr. Holmes: Abby Arredondo, jr. Jay: Vanessa Orr, sr
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Paid Notice: Deaths STEVENS, RAYMOND D. JR.
NYTimes - over 13 years
STEVENS--Raymond D. Jr. November 15, 2003, of Buffalo, NY. Husband of the late Aline Larkin Stevens, father of Raymond D. Stevens III, Larkin E. Stevens, Courtney C. Stevens, Hunter H. Stevens. Survived by four grandchildren. Brother of George E. Stevens and Annette S. Wilton. Son of the late Raymond D. and Annette Stevens. Memorial service will be
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of George Stevens, Jr.
  • 1965
    Age 32
    In July 1965 he married Elizabeth Guest, and has children Michael Stevens (a producer/director) and David Averell, and a stepdaughter Caroline.
    More Details Hide Details Politically, Stevens is a supporter of Barack Obama. Stevens won, or was nominated for, the following awards. ACADEMY AWARD: EMMY AWARDS: HUMANITAS PRIZE: WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, USA: DOCUMENTARY - Other than Current Events:
  • 1964
    Age 31
    While working with the United States Information Agency, he commissioned Charles Guggenheim's Academy Award winning 1964 short documentary, Nine from Little Rock.
    More Details Hide Details Alfred A. Knopf published his recent book, Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood’s Golden Age at The American Film Institute. He is also a playwright, writing the one-person play Thurgood, the story of the life of Thurgood Marshall, starring Laurence Fishburne, who was nominated for a Tony as best actor in a play on Broadway. Stevens, Jr. was born in Hollywood, son of Academy Award–winning director George Stevens (1904–1975), and actress mother Yvonne Howell (1905–2010), and grandson of actors Landers Stevens, Georgie Cooper and comedienne Alice Howell.
  • 1932
    Born in 1932.
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