Cecil B. DeMille

Birthday: Aug 12, 1881


Died: Jan 21, 1959


Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA


Biography:
Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best-known films are The Ten Commandments (1956), Cleopatra (1934), and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cecil B. DeMille, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.