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Shirley Clarke (I) (1919–1997)


Shirley Clarke was born on October 2, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Shirley Brimberg. She was a director and editor, known for The Cool World (1963), Skyscraper (1960) and The Connection (1961). She was married to Bert Clarke. She died on September 23, 1997. See full bio »

Died:

(age 77)

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Cool World
The Cool World Director
(1963)
Skyscraper
Skyscraper Director
(1960)
The Connection
The Connection Director
(1961)
Bridges-Go-Round
Bridges-Go-Round Director
(1958)

Filmography

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 1985 Ornette: Made in America (Documentary)
 1983 The Box (Short)
 1982 Performance (Short)
 1982 Tongues (Video short)
 1981 Savage/Love (Short)
 1980 A Visual Diary (Short)
 1978 One-2-3 (Video short)
 1978 Trans (Video short)
 1978 Initiation (Short)
 1978 Mysterium (Short)
 1977 24 Frames Per Second (Short)
 1967 Portrait of Jason (Documentary)
 1960 Skyscraper (Short documentary)
 1960 Scary Time (Short)
 1958 Bridges-Go-Round (Short)
 1957 Brussels Loops (Short)
 1957 Gestures (Short)
 1957 World Kitchen (Short)
 1956 A Moment in Love (Short)
 1956 The Rose and the Players (Short)
 1955 Bullfight (Short)
 1955 Decroux (Short)
 1954 In Paris Parks (Short)
 1953 Dance in the Sun (Short)
 1953 Dance Tests (Short)
 1953 Fear Flight (Short)
 1952 Jelly Roll Morton (Short)
Show Show Editor (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Actress (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (10 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Aunt of Tracy Tynan, who is the daughter of Elaine Dundy and Kenneth Tynan. See more »

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Libra

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