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Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich

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Also Known As: Died: December 5, 1983
Born: August 9, 1918 Cause of Death: kidney failure
Birth Place: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA Profession: Director ...
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Through an uncle, got a job as a production clerk at RKO
1944:
Worked as assistant director on films by directors such as Lewis Milestone, Abraham Polonsky, Joseph Losey and Charles Chaplin; first film as assistant director, Jean Renoir's "The Southerner"
1951:
First film as producer (associate), "Ten Tall Men"; also had bit part in Joseph Losey's "The Big Night"
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Wrote and directed episodes of such TV series as "The Doctor" and "China Smith"
1953:
Feature directing debut, "The Big Leaguer"
1954:
Formed production company
1955:
Co-wrote (uncredited) "The Gamma People"
1957:
Directed most of "The Garment Jungle"; (film completed by, and credited to, Vincent Sherman)
1962:
Produced and directed "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?"
1967:
Scored immense financial success with "The Dirty Dozen"; subsequently bought studio facility
1973:
Reverse in fortunes lead to sale of studio facility
1981:
Directed final film, "The Angry Hills"

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