Sidney Lumet American film director

Sidney Lumet is a 86 years old American film director from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sidney Lumet was born on June 25, 1924 (died on April 09, 2011, he was 86 years old) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Sidney Lumet



Sidney Arthur Lumet was an American director producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for 12 Angry Men Dog Day Afternoon Network and The Verdict.
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Is Sidney Lumet still alive?

No, he died on 04/09/2011, 11 years ago. He was 86 years old when he died. Cause of death: lymphoma. He died in Manhattan and buried in Beth David Cemetery .


His mother is Eugenius Wermus and his father is Baruch Lumet. and Baruch Lumet was 25 years old when Sidney born. His father was a Polish actor.


Eugenius Wermus
Mother: Eugenius Wermus
Baruch Lumet
Father: Baruch Lumet


Sidney Lumet had four marriages.

Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt, American businesswoman fashion designer socialite and writer

He married with Gloria Vanderbilt (95), on Tuesday, August 28th, 1956. Sidney Lumet was 32 and Gloria Vanderbilt was 32 years old. After 6 years, 11 months, they break up on August 1st, 1963.

Gail Lumet Buckley

Gail Lumet Buckley

Lumet married with Gail Lumet Buckley in 1963. Sidney was 38 and Gail Lumet Buckley was 25 years old. Married for 60 years, 1 month.

Rita Gam

Rita Gam, Actress

He married with Rita Gam (88), in 1949. Sidney was 24 and Rita Gam was 21 years old. They finished their 6 years marriage in 1955.

Mary Gimbel

Mary Gimbel

He married with Mary Gimbel in 1980. Sidney Lumet was 55 years old. Married for 43 years, 1 month.


He had two children, Amy (59) and Jenny (56, Screenwriter) . When his first child, Amy Lumet, was born, Sidney Lumet was 39 years old.


Sidney Lumet Movies (78)

There are 78 movies of Sidney Lumet.

His first feature film was 12 Angry Men (1957). He was 32 when he starred in this movie. Since 1957, he has appeared in 78 feature films. The last one is Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Making '12 Angry Men' (2008). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

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Sidney Lumet movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Sidney Lumet TV Shows (13)

His first TV Show was Studio One (1948).

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Awards (11)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Director , nominated Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay , awarded Kinema Junpo award in 2008 , awarded Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Director in 1975 , awarded National Board of Review Award for Best Director in 1981 ,


He graduated from Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theatre and Columbia University

What was Sidney's zodiac sign?

Sidney Lumet zodiac sign was cancer.

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Sidney Lumet's Children (2)


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