Norman Jewison


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Noun1.Norman Jewison - Canadian filmmaker (born in 1926)
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BIRTHDAYS: Norman Jewison, film director, 89; Dr Jonathan Miller, theatre director, 81; Julian Pettifer, TV presenter, 80; Yusuf Islam, activist and former singer (Cat Stevens), 67; Ross Kemp, actor, 51; Chris Bisson, actor, 40; Josh Hartnett, actor, 37; Paloma Faith, singer, 34.
Previous recipients include Martin Scorsese, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Norman Jewison, John Lasseter, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Blake Edwards.
In the film version he played Perchik, a suitor of one of Tevye's daughters, and laughs at remembering how he had to learn a dance which did not much impress the film's director Norman Jewison who said he looked like a "cowboy".
Norman Jewison, a filmmaker, said: " I think it all has to do with focusing yourself with one thing.
Tony Blair with his wife Cherie Norman Jewison, film director, 86; Bill Pertwee, actor, 86; Dr Jonathan Miller, theatre director, 78; Julian Pettifer, TV presenter, 77; Yusuf Islam, activist and former singer (Cat Stevens), 64; Ross Kemp, actor, 48, right; Chris Bisson, actor, 37.
This year, celebrity grand marshals include Chaz Bono (acclaimed author, music artist and one child of famed entertainers Sonny and Cher), Olympia Dukakis (Academy Award winner in the Best Supporting Actress category for her work in the Norman Jewison film Moonstruck), Lakisha Hoffman (former division one athlete and winner of the Amazing Race)and Yigit Pura (winner and fan favorite on the premiere season of Bravo's Top Chef: Just Desserts).
MGM/UA; Directed by Norman Jewison Rated PG; 102 minutes; 1987
Soon thereafter, he worked on a variety of TV movies and a mixture of comedy and action films, including Robin Hood: Men in Tights for director Mel Brooks, four films for director Norman Jewison, including: The Hurricane starring Denzel Washington; the action-thriller Swordfish with John Travolta, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry; and Michael Mann's bio pic Ali, starring Will Smith.
Cher presented Norman Jewison with the guild's Lifetime Achievement Award for his career in film that included such hits as "In the Heat of the Night" and "Fiddler on the Roof.
Things got a bit more sedate as Norman Jewison honored Jason Reitman for directing "Up in the Air," and lovely Michelle Pfeiffer seemed stone cold sober as she handed Jeff Bridges the "Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor.
BIRTHDAYS: Norman Jewison, film director, 82; Bill Pertwee, actor, 82; Dr Jonathan Miller, theatre director, 74; Julian Pettifer, TV presenter, 73; Tony Scott, film director, 64; Yusuf Islam, activist and singer, 60; Ross Kemp, actor, 44 (pictured); Josh Hartnett, actor, 30.
45pm Bogus (comedy/fantasy) Directed by Norman Jewison Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment Seven-year-old Albert is the son of a Las Vegas circus performer.