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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 ...|
He served as president of the Directors Guild of America from 1975 to 1979. A special award presented by the Guild was created posthumously.
While being interviewed for "Little Caesar: A Biography of Edward G Robinson" (New English Library, 1983), Aldrich said that he thought the only reason he had not been blacklisted along with many Hollywood notables was because he was only a low-level assistant director at the time of the red hunt.
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