Cecil B. DeMille Rank
About Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMille was an American filmmaker remembered for directing the 1956 religious epic film The Ten Commandments, which is one of the highest-grossing films of all time. His other notable films include 1914's The Squaw Man, 1927's The King of Kings, 1934's Cleopatra and 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Hollywood filmmakers of all time.
In 1902, he and actress Constance Adams tied the knot. Constance bore him a daughter named Cecilia in 1908. The couple later adopted three children, including Richard DeMille, who became a renowned author, journalist and psychologist.
Throughout his lifetime, he won numerous prestigious awards, including three Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a Laurel Award.
In 1952, he became the first person to receive the special honorary Golden Globe Award. The award was later named after him, thus becoming the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
He has multiple stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Cecil B. DeMille's Popularity
Cecil B. DeMille was a famous American director, who was born on August 12, 1881. As a person born on this date, Cecil B. DeMille is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 12) and the 7th most popular for the year (1881).
People born on August 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Cecil B. DeMille is the 719th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Cecil B. DeMille's birthday, Cecil B. DeMille is the 5114th most famous American.
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