Mark Rydell
Actor, director, producer
Mark Rydell
Mark Rydell is an American actor, film director and producer.
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Mark Rydell's personal information overview.
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Vilmos Zsigmond, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer, Dead At 85
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Oscar for his work on Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," has died. He was 85 years old.  Zsigmond, who was born in Szeged, Hungary, died on New Year's Day, Deadline reported. His business partner and friend Yuri Neyman confirmed the news on Facebook on Sunday afternoon.  Throughout his career, Zsigmond was also nominated for Academy Awards for Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter" (1978), Mark Rydell's "The River" (1984) and Brian De Palma's "The Black Dahlia" (2006). He became well-known after working on a group of movies in the 1970s including Robert Altman's "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," "Images" and "The Long Goodbye."  Before becoming one of the most important cinematographers in the industry, Zsigmond worked as a photographer and lab technician in the 1960s. He was first credited as a cinematographer on the 1963 cult film "The Sadist." Through the end of the decade he continued to work on explo ...
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Vilmos Zsigmond, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer, Dead At 85
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Oscar for his work on Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," has died. He was 85 years old.  Zsigmond, who was born in Szeged, Hungary, died on New Year's Day, Deadline reported. His business partner and friend Yuri Neyman confirmed the news on Facebook on Sunday afternoon.  Throughout his career, Zsigmond was also nominated for Academy Awards for Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter" (1978), Mark Rydell's "The River" (1984) and Brian De Palma's "The Black Dahlia" (2006). He became well-known after working on a group of movies in the 1970s including Robert Altman's "McCabe and Mrs. Miller," "Images" and "The Long Goodbye."  Before becoming one of the most important cinematographers in the industry, Zsigmond worked as a photographer and lab technician in the 1960s. He was first credited as a cinematographer on the 1963 cult film "The Sadist." Through the end of the decade he continued to work on exploitati ...
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Five evenings of award-winning short films will be screened at the Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International Film Festival
California News Wire - over 4 years
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Orange County Great Park in collaboration with the Irvine International Film Festival will host a series of screenings of award-winning short films at the Palm Court Arts Complex beginning October 4. The Independent & Inspired Film Series feature 18 films that will be screened over five evenings on select Thursdays through November 15. Each screening will be followed by a special question and answer session with some of the directors, actors, producers, writers and cinematographers involved in the film. The series is recommended for high school students or older. Seating for each screening is limited – seat passes will be distributed at 6:30 p.m. Short films begin at 7:00 p.m. The Independent & Inspired Film Series launches Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. (arrive at 6:30 p.m. for seat passes) with three short films “Deep Blue Breath,” “Good Men” and “6 Gun,” in the Artist Studios Project Room at the Palm Court Arts Complex. ...
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The Monday Interview with Patricia Bosworth - Publishers Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
Directors such as Arthur Penn, Mark Rydell, and Sydney Pollack (all Studio members) talked to me at length about the movies they worked on with Jane, especially Mark and On Golden Pond and Sydney and They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
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Jungle Book Rated Best Forest Tale - Iran Book News Agency
Google News - over 5 years
He said he didn't always see eye-to-eye with the movie's director, Mark Rydell, but loves the big-screen version. "Weirdly, insanely, that movie continues to resonate with people," Thompson said. "I'm in the luxurious position of having written a play
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Luke Yankee Directs ICT's Private Lives - LBPOST.com
Google News - over 5 years
Guests include Edward Asner, Mark Rydell, who directed On Golden Pond and The Rose, Marc Cherry, creator of Desperate Housewives, and actress Michael Learned. It has been extraordinary, and I have learned so much. A portion of the proceeds from the
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Writer finally helms his Oscar winner on NH stage - The Associated Press
Google News - over 5 years
He said he didn't always see eye-to-eye with the movie's director, Mark Rydell, but loves the big-screen version. "Weirdly, insanely, that movie continues to resonate with people," Thompson said. "I'm in the luxurious position of having written a play
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Spartacus To Play As Part Of AFI's Tribute To Steven Spielberg And John Williams - CriterionCast.com
Google News - over 5 years
Familiar with Williams' work on Mark Rydell's adaptation of William Faulkner's The Reivers (1969), Spielberg felt the composer could capture the right sound for his light-hearted convicts-on-the-run drama starring Goldie Hawn
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TCM, AFI to Launch Quarterly Specials AFI - TV next
Google News - over 5 years
Familiar with Williams' work on Mark Rydell's adaptation of William Faulkner's The Reivers (1969), Spielberg felt the composer could capture the right sound for his light-hearted convicts-on-the-run drama starring Goldie Hawn
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Suburban theater for the week of Aug. 12-18 - Chicago Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
"For the Boys": Mark Rydell's 1991 film followed USO singer Dixie Leonard (played by Bette Midler) and her stage partner, Eddie Sparks (James Caan), through 30 years, three wars and rending personal tragedies
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Around Town: Cantinflas, Nicolas Pereda, Jean Harlow and more - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
On Saturday, director Mark Rydell will appear at the Aero for the 30th anniversary presentation of "On Golden Pond," for which Henry Fonda, in his final feature, and Katharine Hepburn both won lead actor Academy Awards. On Sunday, director Paul
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Alexander Rydell Launches Commercials Career With Pizza Hut, Zippo and Brother - PR Newswire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Rydell, the son of Academy-Award-nominated director, Mark Rydell ("On Golden Pond"), was quoted in Adweek Magazine about what his father had taught him about directing. "Treat everybody with kindness," the young Rydell told Adweek's McMains,
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No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo And Vilmos - ABC Online
Google News - over 5 years
Told through interviews with Laszlo (who died in 2007) and Vilmos, as well as directors such as Bob Rafelson, Peter Bogdanovich, John Boorman, Graeme Clifford, Richard Donner, William Richert, Mark Rydell, composer John Williams and actors such as Jon
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Rhode Island International Film Festival to Honor Paul Sorvino - GoLocalProv
Google News - over 5 years
... including: Rita Wilson, Chad Michael Murray and Anna Paquin in The Carrier (USA); John Hurt in the world premiere of Sailcloth (UK); Ed Asner and Mark Rydell in the world premiere of Good Men (USA); Anthony LaPaglia in In Loco Parentis (Australia);
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"The Rose", de Mark Rydell ou la description expressive. - VOIR.CA
Google News - over 5 years
Quant à la fin, la fin belle, sombre et tragique, si elle a lieu dans sa ville natale, c'est parce que la mort, toujours, à un rapport étroit avec le "chez soi" et Mark Rydell aurait tout aussi bien pu mettre dans la bouche de Rose les mots que Robert
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Rydell
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 74
    In 2010, Rydell joined the Advisory Board of Openfilm, an online video sharing site created to help aspiring independent filmmakers.
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  • 2009
    Age 73
    In 2009, Rydell, working with actor Martin Landau and screenwriter/playwright Lyle Kessler, produced an education seminar, The Total Picture Seminar.
    More Details Hide Details It is a two-day event covering the disciplines of acting, directing, and writing for film. The three have worked together as a team for many decades at The Actors Studio teaching and coaching professional actors, writers, and directors.
  • 2006
    Age 70
    In 2006, Rydell directed the movie Even Money which starred Kim Basinger, Forest Whitaker, and Danny DeVito.
    More Details Hide Details Rydell was also director of the TV bio-pic James Dean (2001), which earned actor James Franco a Golden Globe award. Rydell also acted in the movie, playing Jack Warner (head of Warner Bros).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1962
    Age 26
    Rydell was married to actress Joanne Linville in 1962. They had two children, Amy and Christopher, both actors. They divorced in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details Rydell also has a child, Alexander, from his second marriage to Esther Rydell.
  • 1956
    Age 20
    Rydell's initial training was in music. As a youth, he wanted to be a conductor. He began his career as an actor and first became known for his role as Walt Johnson on The Edge of Night and as Jeff Baker on As the World Turns, which he played from 1956 to 1962.
    More Details Hide Details When he wouldn't sign a long-term contract to remain on ATWT the producers had his character die in a car crash. He won plaudits for his role of violent Jewish mob kingpin Marty Augustine in Robert Altman's The Long Goodbye (1973). His most recent significant film role was in Woody Allen's Hollywood Ending (2002). As a director, Rydell's credits include The Reivers (1969), The Cowboys (1972), Cinderella Liberty (1973), The Rose (1979), On Golden Pond (1981, for which he received an Oscar nomination as Best Director), The River (1984), For the Boys (1991) and Intersection (1994).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Age -2
    Born on March 23, 1934.
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