In 1926 Curtiz emigrated to the United States. The interesting thing about his Hollywood career is that he did not specialize in any one genre. His lifelong struggle with the English language has been confirmed in numerous anecdotes.
Selected filmography: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938); Angels with Dirty Faces (1938); Dodge City (1939); The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939); The Seahawk (1940); Casablanca (1942); Mildred Pierce (1945); Night and Day (1946) (starring Cary Grant as Cole Porter); White Christmas (1954) (starring Bing Crosby); The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960);
Michael Curtiz Facts
|Birth Name||Manó Kertész Kaminer|
|Birthday||December 24, 1886|
|Date of death||April 10, 1962 (age 75)|
|Awards||1944 Academy Awards: Best Director (for Casablanca)|