Sydney Pollack Rank
About Sydney Pollack
Sydney Pollack abandoned his initial plan to go to medical school in favor of acting training in the early 1950s. In the late 1950s, he began an acting career but he got convinced by actor and producer to consider being a director.
His most successful films as a director and producer include “Out of Africa”, “Tootsie” and “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?”. On television, he is remembered best for his portrayal of George Truman in “Will & Grace”.
At a young age, his father, David Pollack divorced his mother, Rebecca Miller who battled with alcoholism problems.
He had a brother named Bernie who worked as an actor, costume designer and producer. From 1958 until he died, he was married to Claire Bradley, the mother of his three children.
He received two Academy Awards, one Golden Globe and one Primetime Emmy Award.
He died of cancer on 26 May 2008.
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Famous quotes by Sydney Pollack
Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.Sydney Pollack
I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film, or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.Sydney Pollack
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.Sydney Pollack
I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.Sydney Pollack
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.Sydney Pollack
When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.Sydney Pollack
F.A.Q. about Sydney Pollack
When is his birthday?
Sydney Pollack's birthday is on July 1, 1934.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sydney's birthday is in 248 days
How old was Sydney when he died?
He was 73 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 26, 2008.
How old would he be today?
Sydney Pollack would be 87 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sydney from?
He was born in Lafayette, Indiana, U.S..
Sydney Pollack's Popularity
Sydney Pollack was a famous American director, who was born on July 1, 1934. As a person born on this date, Sydney Pollack is listed in our database as the 120th most popular celebrity for the day (July 1) and the 159th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on July 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Sydney Pollack is the 3613th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Sydney Pollack's birthday, Sydney Pollack is the 18805th most famous American and ranks 10th in famous people born in Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.
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