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Sidney Lumet
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Born
Sidney Arthur Lumet

(1924-06-25)June 25, 1924
Died April 9, 2011(2011-04-09) (aged 86)
Resting place Beth David Cemetery
Elmont, New York, U.S.
Education Professional Children's School
Alma mater Columbia University
Occupation Director, producer, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1930–2007
Notable work
Dog Day Afternoon
Equus
12 Angry Men
Network
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Serpico
Murder on the Orient Express
The Verdict
Spouse(s)
Rita Gam
(m. 1949; div. 1955)

Gloria Vanderbilt
(m. 1956; div. 1963)

Gail Jones
(m. 1963; div. 1978)

Mary Gimbel
(m. 1980)
Children 2, including Jenny Lumet
Parent(s) Baruch Lumet
Eugenia Wermus
Relatives Jake Cannavale (grandson)

Sidney Lumet (June 25, 1924 - April 9, 2011) was an American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He directed more than 200 plays for live television. He also directed more than 40 movies. His movies include Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry Men, Network, Prince of the City and Q&A. He died of lymphoma in New York City.

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