Anthony Mann

American film director

Anthony Mann (born Emil Anton Bundsmann; June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American movie director and stage actor. He was known for his work in the film noir and Western genres.

Anthony Mann
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Emil Anton Bundsmann

(1906-06-30)June 30, 1906
DiedApril 29, 1967(1967-04-29) (aged 60)
Berlin, Germany
Years active1925–1967
Mildred Mann
(m. 1936; div. 1957)

Sara Montiel
(m. 1957; div. 1963)

Anna Mann (m. 1964)

He made several Westerns with James Stewart, such as Winchester '73 (1950), and he was the director of El Cid (1961). He also directed Cimarron (1960).

In 1967, Mann died from a heart attack in Berlin while filming the spy thriller A Dandy in Aspic.[1]


  1. Staff. "Anthony Mann, 60, A Movie Director; Filmmaker Who Favored Westerns Dies in Berlin", The New York Times, April 30, 1967. Accessed December 19, 2017. "Berlin, April 29 (Reuters) --Anthony Mann, the American film director, died here of a heart attack this morning. His age was 60."