American director Sidney Lumet originally planned to follow in the footsteps of his father, Yiddish Art Theatre actor Baruch Lumet. On-stage from the age of five, the younger Lumet studied at New York's Professional Children's School and acted in ... Read Full Biography
|2007||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Director||Before the Devil Knows You're Dead||Nominated|
|2007||Golden Satellite Award||Best Director||Before the Devil Knows You're Dead||Nominated|
|1988||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Director||Running on Empty||Nominated|
|1982||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Director||The Verdict||Nominated|
|1982||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Director||The Verdict||Nominated|
by Sharon Knolle
Who's the best director in Hollywood history? You could look at who's won the most Best Director Oscars -- that would be legendary John Ford, whose fo...