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Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 – April 10, 1962) was a Hungarian American film director. He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States, many of them cinema classics, including The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, Dodge City, The Sea Hawk, The Sea Wolf, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca (for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director), Yankee Doodle Dandy, Mildred Pierce, and White Christmas.

Age: 75 (age at death)
Nationality: Hungarian
Claim to Fame: Oscar winning director of Casablanca


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1949 It's a Great Feeling Michael Curtiz
1916 The Medic -
1915 One Who Is Loved by Two -
1914 Prisoner of the Night -
1913 Atlantis Hans Fuellenberg - Friedrich's college pal
1912 Today and Tomorrow Arisztid
1961 Francis of Assisi -
1961 The Comancheros -
1960 A Breath of Scandal -
1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -
1959 The Hangman -


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Nominated for 12 Awards | Won 2

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