| Share

Alan J. Pakula

director, producer
Born: 4/7/1928
Birthplace: New York City

Thrice nominated for an Academy Award, Pakula began his career as an assistant in the cartoon department of Warner Bros. His first work as a producer was Fear Strikes Out (1957). His films often focus on social injustice, intrigue, and difficult relationships. Acclaimed examples include To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Klute (1971), All the President's Men (1976), Sophie's Choice (1982), Presumed Innocent (1990), and The Pelican Brief (1993).

Died: 11/19/1998

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Nam June Paik PJack Palance

More on Alan J Pakula from Infoplease:

  • Alan J. Pakula - Biography of Alan J. Pakula, The director of All the President's Men
  • The Devil's Own - The Devil's Own Director: Alan J. Pakula Writers: David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick and Kevin ...
  • Sophie's Choice - Starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin, Stephen D. Newman
  • The Parallax View - Starring Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn, Hume Cronyn
  • All the President's Men - Starring Robert Redford, Jason Robards, Dustin Hoffman, Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring