Famous Film Directors
From the early days of film, directors have transported audiences from darkened movie theaters to memorable worlds of their own creations. Their artistic visions and technical innovations have made a lasting impression on cinema from early silent films, starring and directed by Charlie Chaplin, to the psychological thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock to the blockbuster hits of Steven Spielberg and so many more. Here is a look at the famous film directors who have made their mark on the big screen.
Director, Producer, Television Personality, Screenwriter / 1899 - 1980
Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock was nicknamed the "Master of Suspense" for employing a kind of psychological suspense in his films, producing a distinct viewer experience.
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profile name: Steven Spielberg profile occupation: Director, Producer
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profile name: Charlie Chaplin profile occupation: Comedian
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profile name: Orson Welles profile occupation: Film Actor, Director
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profile name: Alfred Hitchcock profile occupation: Director, Producer, Television Personality, Screenwriter
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profile name: Clint Eastwood profile occupation: Actor, Director
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profile name: Roger Corman profile occupation: Actor, Director, Producer
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