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Sydney Pollack

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, where he later taught acting. He began directing television shows in the 1960s before moving to films. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. Some of his best known works include Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Absence of Malice (1981). His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing; he was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Tootsie, in the latter of which he also appeared. His later films included Havana (1990), The Firm (1993), Sabrina (1995), The Interpreter (2005), and as producer for and actor in Michael Clayton (2007). Description above from the Wikipedia article Sydney Pollack, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 1, 1934 In Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
43
First Appeared:
In the movie Independent's Day
Latest Project:
Series The Directors 2019
Known For
Poster of Sketches of Frank Gehry
Poster of One Six Right
Poster of Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album
Poster of The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks
Filmography
Series The Directors Unknown 2019
Movie Independent's Day Interviewee 2019
Movie Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Himself 2014-12-12
Movie Char·ac·ter 2012-11-30
Movie A Better Man: The Making of Tootsie Interviewee 2008-02-05
Movie Made of Honor Thomas Bailey Sr. 2008-05-02
Series Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence Self 2008-07-07
Movie Michael Clayton Marty Bach 2007-09-28
Movie The Visions of Stanley Kubrick Himself 2007-10-23
Movie View From the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' Himself 2007-10-23
Movie Sketches of Frank Gehry Himself 2006-05-12
Movie Avenue Montaigne Brian Sobinski 2006-02-15
Movie One Six Right Himself 2005-11-25
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Something About Sydney Pollack Himself 2004-06-20
Movie A Decade Under the Influence Himself 2003-04-25
Movie Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Narrator 2003-05-01
Movie Changing Lanes Stephen Delano 2002-04-07
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Narrator 2002-07-02
Movie The Majestic Studio Executive 2001-12-21
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Random Hearts Carl Broman 1999-10-08
Movie Eyes Wide Shut Victor Ziegler 1999-07-14
Series Will & Grace George Truman 1998-09-21
Movie A Civil Action Al Eustis 1998-03-05
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Frasier Guest Caller - Holden Thorpe 1993-09-16
Movie Death Becomes Her Hospital Doctor 1992-07-30
Movie The Player Dick Mellon 1992-04-03
Movie Husbands and Wives Jack 1992-09-18
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Movie Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Himself 1991-03-10
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Movie Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album Self 1986-01-11
Movie Tootsie George Fields 1982-12-16
Movie The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks Narrator 1973-01-01
Movie War Hunt Sgt. Owen Van Horn 1962-05-01
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series The Twilight Zone Arthur Willis 1959-10-02
Series Have Gun – Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02