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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 16, 1979|
|Born:||August 7, 1911||Cause of Death:||lung cancer|
|Birth Place:||Galesville, Wisconsin, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to New York
Played lead role in Elia Kazan's first play as director, "The Young Go First"
Worked as producer of CBS radio show, "Back Where I Come From"
Produced propaganda broadcasts for Voice of America during WWII
Began movie career as assistant director on Elia Kazan's "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
First film as director, "They Live By Night"
Last film for over 15 years, the historical epic, "55 Days at Peking"
Last film, "Lightning Over Water", co-directed with Wim Wenders, about the last days of his (Ray's) life
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