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Sidney Lumet (born June 25, 1924) is an American film director, with over 50 films to his name, including 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976) and The Verdict (1982), all of which earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Director. According to The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, Lumet is one of the most prolific directors of the modern era making more than one movie per year on average since his directorial debut in 1957.
His first wife was actress Rita Gam (Gam was also a good friend of Grace Kelly) (1949–54); his second, was socialite Gloria Vanderbilt (1956–63); his third, Gail Jones (1963–78), was the daughter of singer-actress Lena Horne; and his fourth marriage was to Mary Gimbel (1980–present). His marriage to Gail Jones produced two daughters, Amy, who was married briefly (1990–1993) to P. J. O`Rourke, and actress/screenwriter Jenny who had a leading role in his film Q & A. She also wrote the screenplay for the 2008 film Rachel Getting Married.
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Sidney Arthur Lumet ( loo-MET; June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976) and The Verdict (1982). He did not win an individual Academy Award, but he did receive an Academy Honorary Award and 14 of his films were nominated for various Oscars, such as Network, which was nominated for ten, winning four.
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