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  2. William Wyler - Wikipedia

    William Wyler ( / ˈwaɪlər /; born Willi Wyler [1] ( German: [ˈvɪli ˈvi:lɐ] ); July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a German-born American film director and producer who won the Academy Award for Best Director three times, those being for Mrs. Miniver (1942), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Ben-Hur (1959), all of which also won for Best Pict...

  3. William Wyler filmography - Wikipedia

    William Wyler was a Swiss-German-American director and producer. He is regarded as one of the most distinguished and versatile filmmakers for Classical Hollywood cinema, directing films during the silent era as well as the sound era, and in both black-and-white and technicolor film.

  4. William Wyler - IMDb

    William Wyler. Director: The Best Years of Our Lives. William Wyler was an American filmmaker who, at the time of his death in 1981, was considered by his peers as second only to John Ford as a master craftsman of cinema.

  5. William Wyler | Biography, Movies, Assessment, & Facts

    William Wyler, German-born American director of motion pictures that combined a high degree of technical polish with a clear narrative style and sensitive handling of human relationships. His movies included The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Roman Holiday (1953), Ben-Hur (1959), and Funny Girl (1968).

  6. The Best 15 films of William Wyler. - IMDb

    Wonderful American director created some of the greatest movies in history. Here are 15 of his best. Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. Sort by: View: 15 titles. 1. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War.

  7. William Wyler - Rotten Tomatoes

    William Wyler. Highest Rated: 100% The Big Country (1958) Lowest Rated: 63% The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970) Birthday: Jul 1, 1902. Birthplace: Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany. Few film directors ...

  8. William Wyler | About William Wyler | American Masters | PBS

    A pillar of the American film industry, William Wyler directed some of the best loved movies of his time. Known for his sensitive direction of great actors, he worked with some of the best,...

  9. William Wyler - 1940s Films, Director, Producer | Britannica

    William Wyler. Table of Contents. William Wyler - 1940s Films, Director, Producer: From Broadway and the classics, Wyler returned to the American West, but The Westerner (1940) bore little resemblance to the silent low-budget westerns he had fashioned during his early days in Hollywood. Among the film’s distinctive attributes are its brooding ...

  10. William Wyler |

    WYLER, William. Nationality: American. Born: Willy Wyler in Mulhouse (Mülhausen), Alsace-Lorraine, 1 July 1902; became U.S. citizen, 1928. Family: Married 1) Margaret Sullavan, 1934 (divorced 1936); 2) Margaret Tallichet, 1938, four children. Military Service: U.S. Army Air Corps, 1942–45; major.

  11. William Wyler - Turner Classic Movies|156648/William-Wyler

    Biography. Few film directors demonstrated the depth, range, longevity, and sensitivity that William Wyler served up on the American silver screen over his decades-long career. Having made a number of silent pictures in the 1920s, Wyler emerged in the talkie era as a director of respectable adaptations of plays and literary works like "These ...