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All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.

 
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Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
  • Born: June 25, 1924
  • Died: April 9, 2011
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Sidney Arthur Lumet was an American director, producer, and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated five times for the Academy Award: four for Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Serpico (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976), and The Verdict (1982) and one for Best Adapted Screenplay for Prince of the City (1981). He did not win an individual Academy Award, but he did receive an Academy Honorary Award and 14 of his films were nominated for various Oscars, such as Network, which was nominated for ten, winning four.

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