Filmography and awards of Stanley Donen
Stanley Donen (// DAWN-ən; April 13, 1924-February 21, 2019) was an American film director and choreographer, and occasionally worked in the American theater. He has directed 28 feature films and worked on various other films or television projects, often as a choreographer. He began his career in the chorus line on Broadway for director George Abbott, where he befriended Gene Kelly. Shortly afterwards he moved to Hollywood and collaborated with Kelly on numerous films as a chorographer until they became co-directors on his feature film debut On the Town. In 1952 Donen and Kelly co-directed the musical Singin' in the Rain, regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. He went on to direct hit films for several decades thereafter, many of which are currently regarded as classics. He has won numerous awards for his life's work, most notably an Honorary Academy Award in 1998 and a Career Golden Lion from the Venice Film Festival in 2004.
|1949||On the Town||Co-directed with Gene Kelly|||
|1952||Love Is Better Than Ever|||
|Singin' in the Rain||Co-directed with Gene Kelly
|1953||Give a Girl a Break||Also choreographer|||
|1954||Seven Brides for Seven Brothers|||
|Deep in My Heart|||
|1955||It's Always Fair Weather||Co-directed with Gene Kelly
|The Pajama Game||Co-directed with George Abbott
|Kiss Them for Me|||
|Damn Yankees!||Co-directed with George Abbott
|1960||Once More, with Feeling!||Also producer|||
|Surprise Package||Also producer|||
|The Grass Is Greener||Also producer|||
|1967||Two for the Road||Also producer|||
|1974||The Little Prince||Also producer|||
|1978||Movie Movie||Also producer|||
|1980||Saturn 3||Also producer|||
|1984||Blame It on Rio||Also producer|||
|1999||Love Letters||Television movie|||
|1943||Best Foot Forward||Edward Buzzell|||
|1944||Cover Girl||Charles Vidor|||
|Hey, Rookie||Charles Barton|||
|Jam Session||Charles Barton|||
|Kansas City Kitty||Del Lord|||
|1945||Anchors Aweigh||George Sidney|||
|Holiday in Mexico||George Sidney|||
|1946||No Leave, No Love||Charles Martin|||
|1947||Living in a Big Way||Gregory La Cava|||
|This Time for Keeps||Richard Thorpe|||
|Killer McCoy||Roy Rowland|||
|1948||Big City||Norman Taurog|||
|A Date with Judy||Richard Thorpe|||
|The Kissing Bandit||Laslo Benedek|||
|1949||Take Me Out to the Ball Game||Busby Berkeley|||
|1951||Double Dynamite||Irving Cummings|||
|1943||Best Foot Forward||Chorus dancer||Edward Buzzell|||
|1949||Take Me Out to the Ball Game||Co-wrote the original story with Gene Kelly||Busby Berkeley|||
|1955||Kismet||Uncredited director of the last three days of shooting, & re-shoots when director Vincent Minnelli left the production||Vincent Minnelli|||
|1986||Moonlighting||Television episode: "Big Man on Mulberry Street", directed dance sequences||Christian I. Nyby II, Stanley Donen|||
|Dancing on the Ceiling||Directed the music video for the Lionel Richie song||Stanley Donen|||
|58th Academy Awards||Producer of the Academy Awards ceremony||Marty Pasetta|||
|2000||Love's Labour's Lost||Presenter (U.S. release)||Kenneth Branagh|||
|2010||Stanley Donen: You Just Do It||Interviewee, documentary feature on Donen's life and career||Clara Kuperberg, Julia Kuperberg|||
|1940-41||Pal Joey||Albert Doane, dancer||Ethel Barrymore Theatre|||
|1941-42||Best Foot Forward||Ensemble, dancing boy, asst. choreography||Ethel Barrymore Theatre|||
|1942||Beat the Band||Stage manager, assistant choreographer||46th Street Theatre|||
|1946-48||Call Me Mister||Additional choreography||Majestic Theatre||Uncredited|||
|1985-86||Singin' in the Rain||Original film choreography||Gershwin Theatre|||
|1993||The Red Shoes||Director||Gershwin Theatre|||
|2002-03||Adult Entertainment||Director, choreographer||Variety Arts Theatre||Written by Elaine May|||
Awards and honors
|1952||Directors Guild of America Awards||Best Director, Singin' in the Rain (with Gene Kelly)||Nominated|||
|1954||Directors Guild of America Awards||Best Director, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers||Nominated|||
|1957||Directors Guild of America Awards||Best Director, Funny Face||Nominated|||
|1958||Directors Guild of America Awards||Best Director, Damn Yankees! (with George Abbott)||Nominated|||
|1967||Directors Guild of America Awards||Best Director, Two for the Road||Nominated|||
|1967||San Sebastián International Film Festival||Golden Seashell Award, Two for the Road||Won|||
|1986||Drama Desk Award||Best Choreography (original version), Singin' in the Rain||Nominated|||
|1989||Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards||Career Achievement Award||Won|||
|1989||University of South Carolina||Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts||Won|||
|1995||National Board of Review||Billy Wilder Award||Won|||
|1995||San Francisco International Film Festival||Akira Kurosawa Award||Won|||
|1995||Edinburgh International Festival||Retrospective|||
|1996||Palm Springs International Film Festival||Director's Achievement Award||Won|||
|1998||Academy Awards||Academy Honorary Award||Won|||
|1999||Palm Beach International Film Festival||Lifetime Achievement Award||Won|||
|1999||Joseph Plateau Awards||Life Achievement Award||Won|||
|1999||American Cinema Editors Awards||Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award||Won|||
|2000||ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards||Opus Award||Won|||
|2001||Savannah Film Festival||Johnny Mercer Award||Won|||
|2001||American Society of Cinematographers Awards||Board of the Governors Award||Won|||
|2004||Venice Film Festival||Career Golden Lion||Won|||
|2009||Boston Pops Orchestra||Tribute Performance|||
|2009||The Astaire Awards||Douglas Watt 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award||Won|||
|2010||Film Society of Lincoln Center||Week-long tribute and retrospective|||
|2011||Israel Film Festival||Lifetime Achievement Award||Won|||
|2014||Nickelodeon Theatre||Month-long tribute and retrospective|||
|2015||Marbella International Film Festival||Tribute at la Semana Internacional de Cine|||
|2017||South Carolina Hall of Fame||Inductee||Won|||
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