Sydney Pollack

Born:  July 1, 1934, Lafayette, Indiana

Died:  May 26, 2008, Pacific Palisades, California

 

1965:  The Slender Thread

1966:  This Property Is Condemned

1968:  The Scalphunters, The Swimmer

1969:  Castle Keep, They Shoot Horses Don’t They?

1972:  Jeremiah Johnson

1973:  The Way We Were

1974:  The Yakuza

1975:  Three Days of the Condor

1977:  Bobby Deerfield

1979:  The Electric Horseman

1981:  Absence of Malice

1982:  Tootsie

1985:  Out of Africa

1990:  Havana

1993:  The Firm

1995:  Sabrina

1999:  Random Hearts

2005:  The Interpreter

2018:  Amazing Grace

 

Academy Awards:  Best Picture, Out of Africa (1985); Best Director, Out of Africa (1985)
Nominations:  Best Director, They Shoot Horses Don’t They? (1969); Best Picture, Tootsie (1982); Best Director, Tootsie (1982); Best Picture, Michael Clayton (2007); The Reader (2008)

Berlin Film Festival Nomination:  In Competition, Absence of Malice (1981)

Cannes Film Festival Nomination:  In Competition, Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

European Film Festival Nomination:  Best European Film, The Reader (2008)

Golden Globe Award Nominations:  Best Director, They Shoot Horses Don’t They? (1969); Tootsie (1982); Out of Africa (1985)

 

 

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