Jean Negulesco

Film Director
Born Feb 26, 1900

Jean Negulesco was a Romanian American film director and screenwriter.

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1900 Birth Born in 1900.


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


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


1934 34 Years Old In 1934 he entered the film industry, first as a sketch artist, then as an assistant producer, second unit director. … Read More


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


1955 55 Years Old In 1955 he got a nomination 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


1984 84 Years Old During his Hollywood career and in his 1984 autobiography Things I Did and Things I Think I Did, 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 (and even though 1900 was not a Leap Year in the Gregorian calendar, it was under the Julian calendar, which applied in Romania at that time). … Read More
1993 93 Years Old Died in 1993.
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