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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 ...
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1932:
Moved to New York
1935:
Played lead role in Elia Kazan's first play as director, "The Young Go First"
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Worked as producer of CBS radio show, "Back Where I Come From"
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Produced propaganda broadcasts for Voice of America during WWII
1945:
Began movie career as assistant director on Elia Kazan's "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"
1948:
First film as director, "They Live By Night"
1963:
Last film for over 15 years, the historical epic, "55 Days at Peking"
1979:
Last film, "Lightning Over Water", co-directed with Wim Wenders, about the last days of his (Ray's) life

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