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Michael Curtiz

Hungarian-american Film Director
Born Dec 24, 1886

Michael Curtiz was an Academy award winning Hungarian-American film director. He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States, many of them cinema classics, including The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, Dodge City, The Sea Hawk, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Mildred Pierce, and White Christmas.… Read More

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1886 Birth He claimed to have been born December 24, 1886.


1962 75 Years Old His final film, The Comancheros, was released six months before his death from cancer on April 10, 1962, aged 75. … Read More
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