Delbert Mann Biography (1920-)

Born January 30, 1920, in Lawrence, KS; son of Delbert Martin (a college professor) and Ora (a teacher and civic worker; maiden name, Patton) Mann; married Ann Caroline Gillespie (a writer), January 13, 1942; children: David Martin, Frederick G., Barbara Susan, Steven P. Addresses: Office--Caroline Productions Inc., 401 South Burnside Ave., No. 11D, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Agent--Leonard Hirshan, William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills,CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
January 30, 1920
Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; STAGE WORK; DIRECTOR
  • Speaking of Murder, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1956.
  • Wuthering Heights (opera), New York City Center, 1959.
  • Zelda, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Also director of A Quiet Place, 1956, The Glass Menagerie, and The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Credits; FILM WORK; DIRECTOR
  • Marty, United Artists (UA), 1954.
  • The Bachelor Party, UA, 1956.
  • Desire under the Elms, Paramount, 1957.
  • Separate Tables, UA, 1958.
  • Middle of the Night, Columbia, 1959.
  • The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Warner Bros., 1960.
  • The Outsider, Universal, 1960.
  • Lover Come Back, Universal, 1961.
  • That Touch of Mink, Universal, 1962.
  • A Gathering of Eagles, Universal, 1962.
  • Dear Heart, Warner Bros., 1963.
  • (And producer) Quick Before It Melts, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1965.
  • (And producer) Mister Buddwing, MGM, 1965.
  • Fitzwilly, UA, 1967.
  • The Pink Jungle, Universal, 1968.
  • Kidnapped, American International, 1972.
  • Birch Interval, Gamma III, 1976.
  • Night Crossing, Buena Vista, 1982.
  • Credits; TELEVISION WORK; DIRECTOR; EPISODIC
  • Directed episodes of Philco-Goodyear TV Playhouse, 1949-55, Playwrights '56, 1956, Producer's Showcase, NBC, Omnibus, Playhouse 90, Ford Star Jubilee,Lights Out, Mary Kay and Johnny, The Little Show, Masterpiece Theatre, FordStartime, and DuPont Show of the Month.
  • TELEVISION WORK; MOVIES; DIRECTOR,EXCEPT WHERE INDICATED Heidi, Omnibus,1968.
  • David Copperfield, Omnibus, 1970.
  • Jane Eyre, Omnibus, 1971.
  • No Place to Run, ABC, 1972.
  • (And producer) She Waits, CBS, 1972.
  • The Man without a Country, Norman Rosemont, 1973.
  • A Girl Named Sooner, Twentieth Century-Fox TV, 1975.
  • Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident, Charles Fries, 1976.
  • Breaking Up, ABC, 1977.
  • Tell Me My Name, Talent Associates, 1977.
  • Home to Stay, Time-Life, 1978.
  • Love's Dark Ride, Mark VII Ltd., 1978.
  • Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery, Edgar J. Scherick Associates, 1978.
  • Torn between Two Lovers, Alan Landsburg, 1979.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front, Norman Rosemont, 1979.
  • To Find My Son, Green-Epstein, 1980.
  • Bronte, Radio Telefis Eireann, 1982.
  • The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story, Telecom Entertainment, 1983.
  • Love Leads the Way, Hawkins-Permut, 1984.
  • A Death in California (miniseries), ABC, 1985.
  • The Last Days of Patton, Entertainment Partners, 1986.
  • The Ted Kennedy, Jr., Story, Entertainment Partners, 1986.
  • (And co-producer) April Morning, CBS, 1988.
  • Ironclads, TNT, 1991.
  • (And co-producer) Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore, CBS, 1992.
  • (And co-producer) Incident in a Small Town, CBS, 1994.
  • Also director of Tom and Joann, 1976, All the Way Home, 1981, The Memberof the Wedding, 1982, What Makes Sammy Run?, Darkness at Noon, The Day Lincoln Was Shot, Yellow Jack, The Petrified Forest, Our Town (musical), The Plot to Kill Stalin, and The Rich Boy. Director and producer, The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond, 1975, and The First Woman President.
  • Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES
  • Himself, The Golden Age of Television (special), PBS, 1981.
  • Himself, Grace Kelly--The American Princess (special), Cinemax, 1987.

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