Born: July 7, 1899 in Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA Died: January 24, 1983
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Dewey Cukor was an American film director. He mainly concentrated on comedies and literary adaptations. His career flourished at RKO and later MGM, where he directed What Price Hollywood? (1932), A Bill of Divorcement (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Little Women (1933), David Copperfield (1935), Romeo and Juliet (1936) and Camille (1936). He was replaced as the director of Gone with the Wind (1939), but went on to direct The Philadelphia Story (1940), Adam's Rib (1949), Born Yesterday (1950), A Star Is Born (1954) and My Fair Lady (1964). He continued to work into the 1980s. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Cukor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.