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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Born: Feb 11, 1909

Death: Feb 5, 1993

Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1909
Date of Death : Feb 5, 1993
Birth Place : Wilkes-Barre

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz was a film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career, and twice won the Academy Award for both Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay, for A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director

Also known as

  • Joseph Mankiewicz
  • Joe Mankiewicz
  • Joseph Leo Mankiewicz


  • Franz Mankiewicz
  • Johanna Blumenau


  • Rose Stradner
  • Elizabeth Young
  • Rosemary Matthews


  • Tom Mankiewicz
  • Christopher Mankiewicz
  • Alexandra Mankiewicz
  • Eric Reynal

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Director
  • BAFTA Award for Best Film
  • Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
  • Cannes Jury Prize
  • DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy
  • DGA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Writers Guild of America Award - Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
  • DGA Honorary Life Member Award
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