Norman Foster
director, screenwriter, actor
Norman Foster
Norman Foster was an American film director and actor.
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I.H.T. SPECIAL REPORT: A CUT ABOVE: YACHTING; Hobbyists Clear Way for Yachting Aficionados
NYTimes - over 5 years
PORTO CERVO, SARDINIA — For two days this month, racing skippers drove some of the world’s sleekest sailing machinery around courses of up to 40 miles, or 65 kilometers, between the granite reefs of the Maddalena archipelago off the coast of Sardinia while, aboard the multimillion-dollar boats, stewards mixed mojitos for owners and
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THE NEW SEASON | MOVIES; October Release Schedule
NYTimes - over 5 years
OCTOBER Oct. 5 HELL AND BACK AGAIN Danfung Dennis’s documentary follows Nathan Harris, a 25-year-old Marine sergeant, as he returns to life in small town North Carolina after being seriously wounded in Afghanistan. Oct. 6 THE NINE MUSES The British filmmaker John Akomfrah combines Greek mythology, views of the Alaskan landscape, archival
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ARCHITECTURE; Spanish Cities Pin Hopes on Big Arts Complexes
NYTimes - over 5 years
SANTANDER, SPAIN -- Íñigo de la Serna worked on the construction of the Guggenheim Center, which, with its opening in 1997, turned the Basque city of Bilbao into one of Europe's leading culture and tourism destinations. Mr. de la Serna is now mayor of Santander, having won re-election last May. His unabashed ambition is to repeat for his own city
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Walk in the clouds - Calcutta Telegraph
Google News - over 5 years
Finally, what was the experience of working with architecture guru Sir Norman Foster like? Working with Foster's team has been most rewarding for us. We have learnt from them that great buildings come from a fusion of creativity with discipline and a
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Laughter, heartbreak mark TWS season opener - The Doings Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
All other dates $20; admission is discounted for season subscribers “It's a comedy with a lot of poignancy to it,” said Bill Hammack, managing director of The Theatre of Western Springs, commenting on “The Melrose Boys” by Norman Foster
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Norman Foster's Bowery Box Sues Neighbor for Throwing Poop - Curbed NY
Google News - over 5 years
What could be worse than a Times art critic trashing Norman Foster's Sperone Westwater Gallery? The neighbor trashing it—literally! The gallery has filed a lawsuit against neighbor 259 Bowery, alleging that 259 owner Charles Saulson threw a turd onto
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Brand New, Upscale Hotel Tower in Las Vegas May Get Bulldozed - TIME
Google News - over 5 years
It seemingly had everything going for it: One of the most famous names in architecture—Lord Norman Foster—and a prominent location that anchors the corner of CityCenter in Las Vegas. But before MGM Resorts International even opened its 28-story
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Norman Foster's Unfinished Vegas Tower to be Demolished - Curbed National
Google News - over 5 years
Rumors have been circulating for over a year that Norman Foster's troubled Harmon Tower (above, left), the incomplete gateway to Las Vegas's new CityCenter development, would be demolished before it was completed. Yesterday, the building's owner MGM ... - -
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Plans for new Apple HQ, by Norman Foster, officially released - Archinect
Google News - over 5 years
If you love Apple and fine ingenious design as much as we do, you will be thrilled to hear that the beautiful, environmentally-aware Foster + Partners designed new Apple Campus is now one step closer to becoming a reality. The Cupertino City Council ... - -
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Foster plans new Beijing headquarters as base for China expansion - Building Design
Google News - over 5 years
Chairman Norman Foster told BD the new building in the Caochangdi area of Beijing would go up next to the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre – designed by dissident architect Ai Weiwei four years ago – and would be submitted for planning later this
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Reclaiming the east waterfront - yourhome.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Now, with Norman Foster on board for the 3C Lakeshore project, the partners believe they've scored another victory for great design. “You've heard what's important in real estate: location, location, location,” Romano says. “Well we've changed that
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A Pioneering Spirit Despite Visions That Went Unrealized - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
In a 2007 TED Talk, the world-renowned architect Norman Foster credited Mr. Fuller, his friend and mentor, with being one of the green design movement's forefathers. In 1933, before his work on urban systems became famous, Mr. Fuller invented the
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London falling? - The Standard
Google News - over 5 years
In London, the top rent achieved in June in the City was 60 psf per annum at Norman Foster-designed 30 St Mary Axe, which is commonly known as the "Gherkin." The highest rent in 2011 in London so far is 107.50 psf per annum at 1 Grafton Street in
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Preview: 2011 Film Festival - The Wellingtonista
Google News - over 5 years
Over the last 30 years Sir Norman Foster has built the biggest architecture practise in the world, working on the biggest projects and building the biggest buildings. Cinema and architecture can work so well together, the camera floating through a
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Norman Foster
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1976
    Age 72
    He died in 1976 from cancer in Santa Monica, aged 72.
    More Details Hide Details He and Blane are interred in Culver City's Holy Cross Cemetery.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1936
    Age 32
    He and Sally had their first child in June of 1936 named Gretchen after her sister Loretta Young, they also had a son named Robert.
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  • 1935
    Age 31
    In October of 1935, he wed actress Sally Blane, an older sister of Loretta Young.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1929
    Age 25
    He tried a number of theatrical agencies before getting stage work and later appeared on Broadway in the George S. Kaufman/Ring Lardner play June Moon in 1929.
    More Details Hide Details He also acted in London. He began working in crowd scenes in films before moving to bigger parts. His film acting credits include: He wrote several plays. He gave up acting in the late 1930s to pursue directing, although he occasionally appeared in movies and television programs. Some of Foster's directorial efforts include The Sign of Zorro (1958), and the stylish films noir Kiss the Blood off My Hands (1948), Woman on the Run (1950) and Journey into Fear (1943). Foster directed Rachel and the Stranger and the Davy Crockett segments of Disneyland that were edited into feature films Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier and Davy Crockett and the River Pirates where he did not accept any interference from Walt Disney. In 1967, he directed Brighty of the Grand Canyon, based on a children's novel by Marguerite Henry about a burro in the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. It was rumored that Orson Welles took over direction of Journey Into Fear, which Welles later denied. Foster was the director of the "My Friend Bonito" segment of Orson Welles' Pan-American anthology film It's All True until RKO aborted the project.
  • 1928
    Age 24
    Foster was married to Claudette Colbert from 1928 until their divorce in 1935.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1903
    Born
    Born on December 13, 1903.
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