Cecil B. DeMille

Producer · Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 70
Cecil Blount DeMille was an American filmmaker. Between 1914 and 1958, he made a total of 70 features, both silent and sound films. He is acknowledged as a founding father of the American cinema and the most commercially successful producer-director in film history. His films were distinguished by their epic scale and by his cinematic showmanship. read more

Cecil Blount DeMille was an American filmmaker. Between 1914 and 1958, he made a total of 70 features, both silent and sound films. He is acknowledged as a founding father of the American cinema and the most commercially successful producer-director in film history. His films were distinguished by their epic scale and by his cinematic showmanship. His silent films included social dramas, comedies, Westerns, farces, morality plays, and historical pageants.

Birth Name

Cecil Blount DeMille

Born

Friday, 12 August 1881

Died

Wednesday, 21 January 1959

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle Self 2020
Hail Satan? Self / Self (archive footage) 2019
America in Color Self 2017
The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille Himself / Self 2016
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies Self 2012
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace Self 2011
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer Self 2009
Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema Self 2007
Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic Self 2004
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second Self 2003
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood Self 2000
Central Casting Self 2000
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Self - Addresses Extras 1998
The Best of Hollywood Self 1998
The Bible According to Hollywood Self 1994
American Experience Self 1988
American Masters Self 1986
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) / Self 1983
Hollywood Self 1980
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Self / (archive footage) 1975
Hollywood Without Make-Up Self / Himself 1963
The Buccaneer Cecile B. DMille - Prologue 1958
The Buster Keaton Story Cecil B. DeMille 1957
The Ten Commandments Narrator 1956
This Is Your Life (archive footage) 1950
Son of Paleface Photographer 1952
The Greatest Show on Earth Narrator 1952
Sunset Blvd. Cecil B. DeMille 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self 1950
Samson and Delilah Narrator 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
Unconquered Narrator 1947
Variety Girl Himself / Cecil B. DeMille 1947
Jens Mansson in America Self 1947
Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 1: 25th Anniversary Self 1945
The Story of Dr. Wassell Voice of Narrator 1944
Reap the Wild Wind Prologue Speaker 1942
Star Spangled Rhythm Cecil B. DeMille 1942
Glamour Boy Self (movie director) 1941
North West Mounted Police Narrator 1940
The Movies March On Self / Self (archive footage) 1939
The Last Train from Madrid 1937
Hollywood Extra Girl Himself / Cecil B. DeMille 1935
Hollywood on Parade No. B-5 Self 1933
Madam Satan Radio Newscaster 1930
Free and Easy Director Cecil B. DeMille 1930
The Circus: Premiere Himself 1928
Life in Hollywood No. 1 Self 1927
Hollywood Cecil B. DeMille 1923
A Trip to Paramountown Himself / Self 1922
The Squaw Man Faro Dealer 1914

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1957 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1953 Oscar Best Picture Won
1953 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1953 Golden Globe Best Director Won
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