Norman Jewison

Canadian film director, producer and actor (1926–2024)

Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont (July 21, 1926 – January 20, 2024) was a Canadian movie director, producer, and actor. He was the founder of the Canadian Film Centre.

Norman Jewison
Jewison in 2018
Norman Frederick Jewison

(1926-07-21)July 21, 1926
DiedJanuary 20, 2024(2024-01-20) (aged 97)
Alma materVictoria College,
University of Toronto
Occupation(s)Film director and producer
Years active1950–2003
Spouse(s)Margaret Ann Dixon
(1953–2004; 3 children)
Lynne St. David (m. November 2010)

He was known for his works; The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), F.I.S.T (1978), ...And Justice for All (1979), A Soldier's Story (1984), Agnes of God (1985), Moonstruck (1987), Other People's Money (1991), The Hurricane (1999) and The Statement (2003).

Jewison addressed important social and political issues throughout his directing and producing career. This often made him a controversial or complicated figure.

Jewison died at his home in Malibu, California on January 20, 2024, at the age of 97.[1]

References change

  1. Barnes, Mike; Byrge, Duane (January 22, 2024). "Norman Jewison, Director of 'In the Heat of the Night' and 'Moonstruck,' Dies at 97". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 22, 2024.

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