Norman Jewison, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Norman Jewison

director, producer, and actor

Date of Birth: 21-Jul-1926

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Profession: screenwriter, actor, film director, film producer, film actor

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Norman Jewison

  • Norman Frederick Jewison (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian film director, producer, actor, and founder of the Canadian Film Centre.
  • He has directed numerous feature films and has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director three times in three separate decades for In the Heat of the Night (1967), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Moonstruck (1987).
  • Other highlights of his directing career include The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Rollerball (1975), F.I.S.T.
  • (1978), ...And Justice for All (1979), A Soldier's Story (1984), Agnes of God (1985), Other People's Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999), and The Statement (2003). Jewison has addressed important social and political issues throughout his directing and producing career, often making controversial or complicated subjects accessible to mainstream audiences.
  • He has won accolades around the world, including numerous Golden Globe nominations, a BAFTA Award, the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival, Lifetime Achievement Awards from both the Directors Guild of Canada and America, and the Irving G.
  • Thalberg Memorial Award at the 71st annual Academy Awards.In 2003, Jewison received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement for his multiple contributions to the film industry in Canada.

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