James Ivory

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Director James Ivory is known for his longtime partnership with Ismail Merchant, with the duo creating films like Howard's End and The Remains of the Day.


Born on June 7, 1928, in Berkeley, California, director James Ivory eventually teamed with Indian producer Ismail Merchant to form a filmmaking partnership, helming works like Shakespeare Wallah and Roseland. Later fare like A Room With a View, Howard's End and The Remains of the Day earned much fanfare, with Ivory receiving director Oscar nominations for all three works.

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