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Fred Zinnemann

Born: Apr 29, 1907

Death: Mar 14, 1997

Birthplace: RzeszA³w

Profession: Actor

Nationality: Austria

Fred Zinnemann

Date of Birth : Apr 29, 1907
Date of Death : Mar 14, 1997
Birth Place : RzeszA³w

Alfred "Fred" Zinnemann was an Austro-American film director. He won four Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir, and play adaptations. Nineteen actors appearing in Zinnemann's films received Academy Award nominations for their performances: among that number are Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Glynis Johns, Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw, Wendy Hiller, Jason Robards, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda, Gary Cooper and Maximilian Schell.


  • Actor
  • Film Producer
  • Film director

Also known as

  • Alfred Zinnemann


  • Anna Zinnemann
  • Oskar Zinnemann


  • Renee Bartlett


  • Tim Zinnemann

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Picture
  • Academy Award for Best Director
  • BAFTA Award for Best Film
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama
  • BAFTA Award for Best British Film
  • Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject
  • David di Donatello European David Award
  • German Film Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
  • BAFTA Fellowship
  • DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Film Promoting International Understanding
  • Film Strip in Gold
  • DGA Lifetime Achievement Award
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