Daniel Mann

Director, Actor, Musician
This 'Actors' director' successfully brought to the screen a number of stage hits and best-selling novels in the 1950s. From the stage came "Come Back, Little Sheba" (1952), "The Rose Tattoo" (1955)--both of which he ... Read more »
Born: 08/07/1912 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (29)

How the West Was Won 1976 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

Matilda 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Journey Into Fear 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Lost in the Stars 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Interval 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

Maurie 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

The Revengers 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Willard 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

A Dream of Kings 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

For Love of Ivy 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Judith 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Our Man Flint 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Who's Got the Action? 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Ada 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

Five Finger Exercise 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

Butterfield 8 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

The Mountain Road 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

Hot Spell 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

The Last Angry Man 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

The Teahouse of the August Moon 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

I'll Cry Tomorrow 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

The Rose Tattoo 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

About Mrs. Leslie 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

Come Back Little Sheba 1953 (Movie)

(Director)

Another Part of the Forest (TV Show)

Director

Playing For Time (TV Show)

Director

The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Show)

Director

The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (TV Show)

Director
Producer (2)

Chéri 2009 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Knight Games 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

The Last Angry Man 1958 (Movie)

Taxi Driver (Actor)

Biography

This 'Actors' director' successfully brought to the screen a number of stage hits and best-selling novels in the 1950s. From the stage came "Come Back, Little Sheba" (1952), "The Rose Tattoo" (1955)--both of which he had previously directed on Broadway--and "The Teahouse of the August Moon" (1956). From best-sellers came "The Last Angry Man" (1959) and "Butterfield 8" (1960).

Relationships

Alex Mann

Son

Michael Mann

Son

Samuel Chugerman

Father

Sherry Mann

Wife
dialogue director on Mann's film "Interval" (1972) divorced

Erica Ramis

Daughter
married to writer/director/actor Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis

Son-In-Law
born November 21, 1944

Kathleen Williams

Wife
married 1948 divorced

EDUCATION

Professional Children's School

New York , New York
graduated

The Neigborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

New York , New York
attended on scholarship

Erasmus Hall High School

Brooklyn , New York
quit school after an argument with a physics teacher

Milestones

1970

TV directing debut, "Another Part of the Forest"

1952

Directed first feature film, "Come Back Little Sheba"

1951

Directed Broadway premiere of Tennessee Williams's "The Rose Tattoo"

1950

Directed Broadway production of "Come Back, Little Sheba"

1949

Directed summer tryout of "Come Back, Little Sheba" at Westport Playhouse, CT

1948

First film credit, as dialogue director on "The Counterfeiters"

1941

Served in the Far East with the US Infantry Special Services

1940

Taught at Max Reinhardt's theater workshop

1940

Joined the Actors Laboratory in Los Angeles

1939

Directed stage productions in Canada

1939

Performed in Broadway production and on tour in "Pins and Needles"

1929

Appeared (in a canoe) in film, "Glorifying the American Girl" before attending the Neighborhood Playhouse

Worked as a nightclub comedian

Formed his own band, Daniel and His Music Lions, in which he served as leader, singer and saxophone player

Worked as director at the Las Palmas theater in New York after WWII

Taught at the American Theatre Wing, NY

Began career as musician at summer resort hotels in the Catskills

Formed Mea Productions

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