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Michael Curtiz
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Michael Curtiz

Director of the Classic Movie Casablanca
Michael Curtiz

Mihály Kertész

Age

75

Born

Friday 24 Dec 1886

Died

10 Apr 1962

Michael Curtiz
Bio Details

Full name

Mihály Kertész

Also known as

Michael Courtice

Gender

Male

Age

75

Date of birth

Friday 24 Dec 1886

Birth place

Budapest, Hungary

Date of death:

10 Apr 1962

Place of death

Los Angeles, California, USA

Occupations

Film Director

Silent Movie Director

Actor (1910)

Directed Today & Tomorrow in 1912 which was Hungary's first ever movie.
The actor Errol Flynn eventually refused to work with him due to his overpowering nature.
Directed one of the most famous films in history, Casablanca and won Best Director at the Oscars.

Academy Awards:

1939 - Best Short Subject for Sons of Liberty
1943 - Best Achievement in Directing for Casablanca

Partners of 
Michael Curtiz

Bess Curtiz

Married

7 Dec 1929

Lili Damita

Divorced

married 1925
divorce 1926

Lucy Doraine

Divorced

married 1918
divorce 1923

Michael Curtiz Children

John Meredyth Lucas

born 1919, died 2002, age 83
adopted

Son of Screenwriter Bess Meredyth Curtiz

Michael Curtiz Partner(s) Other Children

Trivia

Michael Curtiz Family

Michael Curtiz's children:

Michael Curtiz's adopted son was John Meredyth Lucas


Michael Curtiz's former partners:

Michael Curtiz's former wife was Bess Curtiz Michael Curtiz's former wife was Lucy Doraine Michael Curtiz's former wife was Lili Damita


Michael Curtiz's grandchildren:

Michael Curtiz's adopted granddaughter is Victoria Lucas Michael Curtiz's adopted granddaughter is Liz MacGillicuddy Lucas Michael Curtiz's adopted grandson is Michael Meredyth Lucas


Michael Curtiz FameChain Links

Hollywood Walk of Fame

1960

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