Birthplace: Alsace, France
Academy Award-winning director credited with adding a new level of maturity to American films during the 1940s and 1950s. His films include Dodsworth (1936), Wuthering Heights (1939), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), The Heiress (1949), and Ben-Hur (1959).Died: 7/27/1981
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