Date of Birth:
13 April 1924
Stanley Donen created 10 movies in the Comedy, Musical, Romance, Music, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Sci-Fi genres.
Stanley Donen got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Father of Peter Donen, Joshua Donen and Mark Donen.
His classic film, Singin' in the Rain (1952), was adapted for a musical in the West End and was awarded Outstanding Musical Production in 2001 (2000 season) at the Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985." Pages 273-282. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
His first wife Jeanne Coyne later married Gene Kelly; his second wife Marion Marshall was a former girlfriend of the director Howard Hawks and later married the actor Robert Wagner; his third wife Adelle, Countess Beatty was the second wife of the 2nd Earl Beatty and his fourth wife Yvette Mimieux was a successful actress.
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