Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack and  Dustin Hoffman from the Set of Toosie
1934 - 2008

Sydney Pollack  American Film Director

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Sydney Pollack passed away on 26th May 2008 aged 73.

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Sydney Pollack was previously married to Claire Griswold (1958 - 2008).

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American Film Director Sydney Pollack was born Sydney Irwin Pollack on 1st July, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana and passed away on 26th May 2008 at his home in Pacific Palisades, California aged 73. He is most remembered for Tootsie. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Sydney Pollack is a member of the following lists: Deaths from cancer of unknown primary origin, Writers from South Bend, Indiana and Actors from South Bend, Indiana.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 51 years, 4 months - -
Total1 51 years, 4 months - -

Details

First Name Sydney
Middle Name Irwin
Last Name Pollack
Full Name at Birth Sydney Irwin Pollack
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st July, 1934
Birthplace Lafayette, Indiana
Died 26th May, 2008
Place of Death at his home in Pacific Palisades, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Film Director, Actor
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Tootsie
Year(s) Active 1950–2008
Father David Pollack
Mother Rebecca Miller Pollack

Sydney Irwin Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing; he was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and Tootsie (1982), in the latter of which he also appeared. Some of his other best known works include Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Absence of Malice (1981). His subsequent films included Havana (1990), The Firm (1993), Sabrina (1995), The Interpreter (2005), and as producer for and actor in Michael Clayton (2007).

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Claire Griswold

1957 - 2008

Sydney Pollack and Claire Griswold were married for 49 years before Sydney Pollack di...

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Sydney Pollack73 CancerFilm Director
American
Claire Griswold74 ScorpioActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
StevenMale7th February, 195957 years oldClaire Griswold
RebeccaFemale4th November, 196353 years oldClaire Griswold
RachelFemale4th January, 196947 years oldClaire Griswold

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Made of Honor2008Thomas Sr.Movie
Michael Clayton2007Marty BachMovie
Avenue Montaigne2006Brian SobinskyMovie
The Interpreter2005Jay PettigrewMovie
Entourage2004Sydney PollackTV Show
Changing Lanes2002Stephen DelanoMovie
The Majestic2001Studio ExecutiveMovie
Fling2001Elizabeth's HusbandTV Show
Eyes Wide Shut1999Victor ZieglerMovie
Random Hearts1999Carl BromanMovie
The Sopranos1999Warren FeldmanTV Show
A Civil Action1998Al EustisMovie
Will & Grace1998George TrumanTV Show
King of the Hill1997Grant TrimbleTV Show
Frasier1993Holden ThorpeTV Show
Death Becomes Her1992E.R. Doctor (uncredited)Movie
Husbands and Wives1992JackMovie
The Player1992Dick MellonMovie
Mad About You1992Dr. Sydney WarrenTV Show
American Masters1985NarratorTV Show
Tootsie1982George FieldsMovie
The Electric Horseman1979Man Who Makes Pass at AliceMovie
War Hunt1962Sgt. Owen Van HornMovie
Ben Casey1961TV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961LouisTV Show
The New Breed1961Bert Masters, Austin RogersTV Show
The Robert Herridge Theater1960PeddlerTV Show
Startime1959HarryTV Show
The Deputy1959Chuck JohnsonTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Arthur WillisTV Show
Brenner1959Detective Al DunnTV Show
Buick-Electra Playhouse1959TV Show
Now Is Tomorrow1958Capt. SteinTV Movie
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Joe CulpTV Show
Playhouse 901956AndresTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Pvt. ShuberTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Bernie SamuelsonTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953BensonTV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Albert RousseauTV Show
The Big Story1949SidneyTV Show
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CindyCelebsApr 29, 2011

Great actor and director.. RIP Sydney.


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