Elia Kazan

Born:  September 7, 1909, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire

Died:  September 28, 2003, Manhattan, New York

 

1945:  A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

1947:  Boomerang!, The Sea Of Grass, Gentleman’s Agreement

1949:  Pinky

1950:  Panic In The Streets

1951:  A Streetcar Named Desire

1952:  Viva Zapata!

1953:  Man on a Tightrope

1954:  On The Waterfront

1955:  East of Eden

1956:  Baby Doll

1957:  A Face In the Crowd

1960:  Wild River

1961:  Splendor In The Grass

1963:  America America

1969:  The Arrangement

1972:  The Visitors

1976:  The Last Tycoon

 

Academy Awards:  Best Director, Gentleman’s Agreement (1947); On The Waterfront (1954); Honorary Award (1998)
Nominations:  Best Director, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951); East of Eden (1955); Best Picture, America America (1963); Best Director, America America (1963); Best Screenplay, America America (1963)

Berlin Film Festival Award:  Honorary Golden Berlin Bear (1996)
Nomination:  Golden Bear, Wild River (1960)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Best Dramatic Film, East of Eden (1955)
Nominations:  In Competition, Boomerang (1947); Viva Zapata (1952); The Visitors (1972)

Golden Globe Awards:  Best Director, Gentleman’s Agreement (1947); On The Waterfront (1954); Baby Doll (1956); America America (1963)

Venice Film Festival Awards:  Special Jury Prize, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951); Silver Lion, On The Waterfront (1954)
Nominations:  In Competition, Gentleman’s Agreement (1948); Panic In The Streets (1950)