Date of Birth:
2 March 1914
Martin Ritt created 10 movies in the Drama, Music, Western, Action, Biography, Romance, Sport, Family, Comedy, Thriller genres.
Martin Ritt got succeed with average imdb rating 7.1.
Blacklisted in the 50s for past Communist affiliation.
Directed 13 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Melvyn Douglas, Paul Newman, Patricia Neal, Richard Burton, James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson, Geraldine Page, Sally Field, Rip Torn, Alfre Woodard and James Garner. Neal, Douglas and Field won Oscars for their performances in one of Ritt's movies.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 734-736. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
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