Fred Zinnemann

Fred Zinnemann

director, second unit director or assistant director, producer

Initially grew up wanting to be a violinist, but while at the University of Vienna decided to study law. While doing so, he became increasingly interested in American film and decided that was what he wanted to do. He became involved in European filmaking for a short time before going to America to study film.

  • Birthday

    Apr 29, 1907
  • Place of Birth

    Rzeszów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary

Known For

Awards

38 wins & 39 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
2012
Creative
Winner - OFTA Film Hall of Fame
German Film Awards
1996
Winner - Lifetime Achievement Award
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