Cecil B. DeMille

Born:  August 12, 1881, Ashfield, Massachusetts

Died:  January 21, 1959, Hollywood, California


1914:  The Squaw Man, Brewster’s Milions, The Master Mind, The Only  Son, The Man On The Box, The Call Of The North, The Virginian, What’s His Name, The Man From Home, Rose of the Rancho, The Ghost Breaker

1915:  The Girl of the Golden West, After Five, The Warrens of Virginia, The Captive, The Arab, Kindling, Carmen, Chimmie Fadden Out West, the Cheat, The Golden Chance, Temptation

1916:  The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, The Heart of Nora Flynn, Maria Rosa, The Dream Girl, Joan the Woman

1917:  Lost and Won, A Romance of the Redwoods, The Little American, The Woman God Forgot, Nan of Music Mountain, The Devil-Stone

1918:  The Whispering Chorus, Old Wives For New, We Can’t Have Everything, Till I Come Back To You, The Squaw Man

1919:  Don’t Change Your Husband, For Better For Worse, Male and Female

1920:  Why Change Your Wife, Something To Think About

1921:  Forbidden Fruit, The Affairs of Anatol, Fool’s Paradise

1922:  Saturday Night, Manslaughter

1923:  Adam’s Rib, The Ten Commandments

1924:  Triumph, Feet of Clay

1925:  The Golden Bed, The Road To Yesterday

1926:  The Volga Boatman

1927:  The King of Kings

1928:  Walking Back

1929:  The Godless Girl, Dynamite

1930:  Madam Satan

1931:  The Squaw Man

1932:  The Sign of the Cross

1933:  This Day and Age

1934:  Four Frightened People, Cleopatra

1935:  The Crusades

1936:  The Plainsman

1938:  The Buccaneer

1939:  Union Pacific

1940:  North West Mounted Police

1942:  Reap The Wild Wind

1944:  The Story of Dr. Wassell

1947:  Unconquered

1949:  Samson and Delilah

1952:  The Greatest Show On Earth

1956:  The Ten Commandments


Academy Awards:  Honorary Award (1949); Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (1952); Best Picture, The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)
Nominations:  Best Director, The Greatest Show On Earth (1952); Best Picture, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Palme D’Or, Union Pacific (1939)

Golden Globe Awards:  Cecil B. DeMille Award (1951); Best Director, The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)

Venice Film Festival Nomination:  Best Foreign Film, The Crusades (1935)