George Sidney, III Biography (1916-2002)



Born October 4, 1916, on Long Island, NY; son of L.K. Sidney (a veteran showman and vice president of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) and Hazel (an actress) Mooney;married Lillian Burns. Career: Director, actor, and producer. Member: Director's Guild of America (president), Special Presidential Assignment to Atomic Energy Commission and U.S. Air Force, Hanna-Barbera Productions (president 1961-66), American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, Directors Inc. (president since 1969), Directors Foundation (vice president), D.W. Griffith Foundation (vice president), ACTT (England), Directors Guild of America. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award, best world entertainment through musical films, 1958; Gold Medal for Service, Directors Guild ofAmerica, 1959; doctorate, Collegio Barcelona, 1989; Louella Parsons Award, 1995; President's Award, 1998;.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, Actor, Producer
Birth Details
October 4, 1916
Long Island, New York, United States
Death Details
May 5, 2002
Las Vegas, Nevada

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