George Sidney

George Sidney

director, producer, actor, writer

Born October 4, 1916 in Long Island City, New York, USA

The son of Louis K. Sidney the vice president of M.G.M. and Hazel Mooney of The Mooney Sisters. In his teens he worked as studio messenger going through every department learning the techniques and secrets of the trade. In 1933 he was assigned to direct screen tests of Judy Garland, Robert Taylor and Janet Leigh then he was promoted to shorts and the 'Our Gang' comedies winning two Oscars.He was promoted to features in 1942 directing such as 'Annie Get Your Gun', 'Showboat' and 'Pal Joey'.

Filmography

Connections

  • Janet Leigh

    Janet Leigh

  • Howard Keel

    Howard Keel

  • Kathryn Grayson

    Kathryn Grayson

  • Kim Novak

    Kim Novak

  • Carey Wilson

    Carey Wilson

  • Gene Kelly

    Gene Kelly

  • June Allyson

    June Allyson

Genres

  • Military & War
  • Action & Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Western
  • Children & Family
  • Musical