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Sidney J. Furie

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Sidney J. Furie
Born (1933-02-28) 28 February 1933 (age 83)
Toronto, Canada
Occupation Film director
Years active 1959–present

Sidney J. Furie (born February 28, 1933) is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American Soldiers, The IPCRESS File, The Entity, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Lady Sings the Blues, The Boys, Gable and Lombard, Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York and the Iron Eagle films.[1]

Also credited[2] with co-creating NBC's offbeat legal drama Petrocelli, which ran from 1974 to 1976 (it was a spinoff from his 1970 film The Lawyer), he also directed Cliff Richard and The Shadows in The Young Ones (1961 film) and the 1964 musical Wonderful Life.[3]


Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ Mann, Roderick (1986-02-02). "Sidney Furie Leads The Cheer For 'Iron Eagle'". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Sidney J. Furie - Northern Stars". 1933-02-28. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  3. ^ Wonderful Life at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Ipcress File". Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Tyler Perry to Host Film Life's 2006 Black Movie Awards - A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future, Premiering Wednesday, Oct. 18, on TNT". Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  6. ^ Directors Guild of Canada 2010 DGC Awards. Retrieved August 13, 2010.

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Superman film
Preceded by
Richard Lester
Succeeded by
Bryan Singer