Date of Birth:
24 June 1891
Irving Pichel played in 2 and created 6 movies in the Drama, History, Music, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery genres.
Irving Pichel got succeed with average imdb rating 7.3.
Graduate of HarvardDiscovered actress 'Natalie Wood (I)' (qv)A close friend of playwright 'George S. Kaufman' (qv), Pichel also convinced veteran character actor 'Charles Lane (I)' (qv) to give acting a try. Together they went to Los Angeles and studied at the Pasadena Playhouse.Ethnic character villain in early pre-Code talkies who later moved into full-time directing for Twentieth Century-Fox. Pichel (last name pronounced "Pitch-ell" like "Mitchell") directed the sci-fi film _Destination Moon ... Read more