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Jean Negulesco

Film Director
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Born Feb 26, 1900
Hometown Craiova
Died Jul 18, 1993
Death Place Andalusia

Jean Negulesco was a Romanian-born American film director and screenwriter. Born in Craiova, he attended Carol I High School. In 1915 he moved to Vienna, in 1919 to Bucharest, where he worked as a painter, before becoming a stage decorator in Paris. In 1927 he went to New York City for an exhibition of his paintings, and settled there.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1900 Birth Born on February 26, 1900.

TEENAGE

1915 15 Years Old Born in Craiova, he attended Carol I High School. In 1915 he moved to Vienna, in 1919 to Bucharest, where he worked as a painter, before becoming a stage decorator in Paris.

TWENTIES

1927 27 Years Old In 1927 he went to New York City for an exhibition of his paintings, and settled there.

THIRTIES

1934 34 Years Old In 1934 he entered the film industry, first as a sketch artist, then as an assistant producer, second unit director and in the late 1930s he became a director and screenwriter. … Read More

FORTIES

1948 48 Years Old In 1948 he was nominated for an Academy Award for Directing for Johnny Belinda.

FIFTIES

1955 55 Years Old In 1955, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Film for How to Marry a Millionaire.
1959 59 Years Old His 1959 movie, The Best of Everything, was on Entertainment Weekly's Top 50 Cult Films of All-Time list. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1984 84 Years Old During his Hollywood career and in his 1984 autobiography, Negulesco claimed to have been born on 29 February 1900; he was apparently motivated to make this statement because birthdays on Leap Year Day are comparatively rare. … Read More
1993 93 Years Old Died on July 18, 1993.
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