Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet
1924 - 2011

Sidney Lumet  American Director


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Sidney Lumet was previously married to Mary Gimbel (1980 - 2011), Gail Lumet Buckley (1963 - 1978), Gail Jones (1963 - 1978), Gloria Vanderbilt (1956 - 1963) and Rita Gam (1949 - 1955).


American Director Sidney Lumet was born Sidney Arthur Lumet on 25th June, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA and passed away on 9th Apr 2011 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 86. He is most remembered for Dog Day Afternoon. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Sidney Lumet is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and American film producers.


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Married5 31 years, 3 months 15 years, 4 months 7 years, 7 months
Total5 31 years, 3 months 15 years, 4 months 7 years, 7 months


First Name Sidney
Middle Name Arthur
Last Name Lumet
Full Name at Birth Sidney Arthur Lumet
Alternative Name Sidney Arthur Lumet, Sidney Lumet
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th June, 1924
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
Died 9th April, 2011
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Cancer - Lymphoma
Buried Beth David CemeteryElmont, New York, U.S.
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Professional Children's School
University Columbia University
Occupation Text Director, producer, screenwriter, actor
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame Dog Day Afternoon
Year(s) Active 1939–2007, 1930–2007
Official Websites,
Father Baruch Lumet

Sidney Arthur Lumet ( loo-MET; June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated five times for the Academy Award: four for Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976), and The Verdict (1982) and one for Best Adapted Screenplay for Prince of the City (1981).
He did not win an individual Academy Award, but did receive an Academy Honorary Award, and 14 of his films were nominated for Oscars, including Network, which was nominated for ten and won four.

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Sidney Lumet86 CancerDirector
Mary Gimbel-
Gail Lumet Buckley83 SagittariusRelative
Gail Jones66 SagittariusNovelist
Gloria Vanderbilt95 PiscesDesigner
Rita Gam87 AriesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AmyFemaleGail Jones
JennyFemaleGail Jones
AmyFemale18th November, 196456 years oldGail Lumet Buckley
JennyFemale2nd February, 196754 years oldGail Lumet Buckley


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