Daniel Petrie

Daniel Petrie (* November 26, 1920 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia; † August 22, 2004 in Los Angeles, California ) was a Canadian film director.

Daniel Petrie began his career as an actor on Broadway, however, put his focus early on the directing. He made ​​himself both as director of ambitious TV - movies as well as movies a name. Among his most famous works The Bronx (1981 ) belongs to Paul Newman.

For his work he has received numerous awards, including three Emmy and the price of the Directors Guild of America. For The Bay Boy, he won a 1985 Genie Award for Best Original Screenplay. Daniel Petrie died on 22 August 2004, to cancer.

His sons Daniel Petrie Jr. ( b. 1951 ) and Donald Petrie (born 1954 ) also work as directors.

Filmography (selection)