Fred Zinnemann

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Fred Zinnemann
BirthplaceVienna, Austria-Hungary

Zinnemann, Fred

(1907–  ) film director; born in Vienna, Austria. He arrived in Hollywood in 1929, becoming a director of short subjects in 1937. He went on to win Oscars for That Mothers Might Live (1938, short subject), From Here to Eternity (1953), and A Man for All Seasons (1966).
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Well-received when it came out almost a half-century ago, the picture run into a "From Here to Eternity" avalanche at the Academy Awards, losing out to it for best picture, with director William Wyler being beaten out by Fred Zinneman and Frank Sinatra topping Albert for supporting actor.
Elegantly-crafted story telling from veteran film-maker Fred Zinneman, featuring Meryl Streep's screen debut amid classy company.