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John G. Avildsen

Born on December 21, 1935 in Oak Park, IL
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Director John G. Avildsen's career endured many ups and downs. Not only has he produced a string of bombs, and low-budget films, the self-described dreamer has also produced some of the most popular films of our time--most notably the triple Oscar ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1982 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Documentary Short Subject Traveling Hopefully Nominated
1977 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Picture Rocky Nominated
1976 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Rocky Won
1976 Directors Guild of America Best Director Rocky Won
1976 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Director Lipstick Nominated


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