Otto Preminger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otto Preminger

American director, producer, actor

Date of Birth: 05-Dec-1905

Place of Birth: Vyzhnytsia, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 23-Apr-1986

Profession: actor, character actor, film director, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Otto Preminger

  • Otto Ludwig Preminger (, German pronunciation: ['pre?mi??]; 5 December 1905 – 23 April 1986) was an American theatre and film director, originally from Austria-Hungary. He directed more than 35 feature films in a five-decade career after leaving the theatre.
  • He first gained attention for film noir mysteries such as Laura (1944) and Fallen Angel (1945), while in the 1950s and 1960s, he directed a number of high-profile adaptations of popular novels and stage works.
  • Several of these later films pushed the boundaries of censorship by dealing with topics which were then taboo in Hollywood, such as drug addiction (The Man with the Golden Arm, 1955), rape (Anatomy of a Murder, 1959) and homosexuality (Advise & Consent, 1962).
  • He was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.
  • He also had a few acting roles.

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