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Sus padres, Henry Churchill DeMille (1853-1893), episcopaliano, y Matilda Beatrice Samuel (1853-1923), judía de ascendencia alemana, se dedicaban a escribir obras de teatro. Henry murió cuando Cecil tenía 12 años y su madre comenzó a mantener el hogar, tras abrir un colegio para señoritas y una compañía de teatro.
Cecil Blount DeMille ( / ˈsɛsəl dəˈmɪl /; August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director, producer and actor. Between 1914 and 1958, he made 70 features, both silent and sound films. He is acknowledged as a founding father of the American cinema and the most commercially successful producer-director in film history.
Cecil B. DeMille (Cecil Blount De Mille o DeMille; Ashfield, 1881 - Hollywood, 1959) Productor y director de cine estadounidense recordado especialmente por sus superproducciones de epopeyas históricas y religiosas.
08/08/2022 · Cecil B. DeMille, in full Cecil Blount DeMille, (born August 12, 1881, Ashfield, Massachusetts, U.S.—died January 21, 1959, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California), American motion-picture producer-director whose use of spectacle attracted vast audiences and made him a dominant figure in Hollywood for almost five decades.
Cecil B. DeMille Cecil Blount DeMille was a founder of the Hollywood motion-picture industry. His first film, The Squaw Man, was the first feature film shot in Hollywood. His last, The Ten Commandments, remains a box-office legend. He made stars and cultivated artists. He was successful in aviation, banking, real estate, and radio.
Cecil B. DeMille was born on August 12, 1881, in Ashfield, Massachusetts. His father, Henry de Mille, was born in Washington, North Carolina, of Dutch and English ancestry. Henry was an Episcopal lay minister and a successful playwright. DeMille’s mother was born Beatrice Samuels to German-Jewish parents in London but was raised in New York.
1956 The Ten Commandments (producer - as Cecil B. de Mille) 1953 The War of the Worlds (executive producer - uncredited) 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth (producer) 1951 When Worlds Collide (executive producer - uncredited) 1949 Samson and Delilah (producer) 1947 Unconquered (producer - as Cecil B. De Mille) 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell (producer)