- Stanley Earl Kramer was an American film director and producer, responsible for making many of Hollywood's most famous "message films"
|Born:||29 September 1913 Comment |
|When did Stanley Kramer die? / Died||19 February 2001|
|How many years did Stanley Kramer live? / Lived||87 years|
Stanley Kramer facts
- As an independent producer and director, he brought attention to topical social issues that most studios avoided
- Among the subjects covered in his films were racism (in The Defiant Ones and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), nuclear war (in On the Beach), greed (in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World), creationism vs
- evolution (in Inherit the Wind) and the causes and effects of fascism (in Judgment at Nuremberg)
- His other notable films included High Noon (1952, as producer), The Caine Mutiny (1954, as producer), and Ship of Fools (1965)
- Director Steven Spielberg described him as an "incredibly talented visionary", and "one of our great filmmakers, not just for the art and passion he put on screen, but for the impact he has made on the conscience of the world
- " Kramer was recognized for his fierce independence as a producer-director, with author Victor Navasky writing that "among the independents
- none seemed more vocal, more liberal, more pugnacious than young Stanley Kramer
- " His friend, Kevin Spacey, during his acceptance speech at the 2015 Golden Globes, honored Kramer's work, calling him "one of the great filmmakers of all time
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