George Stevens
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"Academy Award for Best Director"}}

*nominated in 1943 for The More the Merrier

*awarded in 1951 for A Place in the Sun (film)/A Place in the Sun

*nominated in 1954 for Shane (film)/Shane

*awarded in 1956 for Giant (1956 film)/Giant

*nominated in 1959 for The Diary of Anne Frank (1959 film)/The Diary of Anne Frank

"Legion of Merit"

star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame"

"Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award"

"Academy Honorary Award/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences" (1954)

"National Board of Review Award for Best Director"

"New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director"


"George Stevens" (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an United States/American film director, film producer/producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.

Among his most notable films are A Place in the Sun (film)/A Place in the Sun (1951; winner of six Academy Awards including Best Director), Shane (film)/Shane (1953; Oscar nominated), Giant (1956 film)/Giant (1956; Academy Award/Oscar for Best Director), and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959 film)/Diary of Anne Frank (1959; nominated for Academy Award for Best Director/Best Director).

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