Sydney Pollack

Actor · Director · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 84
Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 20 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 movies or shows and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing. He was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't... read more

Sydney Irwin Pollack was an American film director, producer and actor. Pollack directed more than 20 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 movies or shows and produced over 44 films. His 1985 film Out of Africa won him Academy Awards for directing and producing. He was also nominated for Best Director Oscars for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) and Tootsie (1982) in which he also appeared.

Birth Name

Sydney Irwin Pollack

Born

Sunday, 01 July 1934

Died

Monday, 26 May 2008

Actor Filmography

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Self (archive footage) 2020
It Takes a Lunatic Self 2019
Amazing Grace Self - Director 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Self - Director 2018
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Self / Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Milius Self 2013
Char·ac·ter Self 2012
On Story Self 2011
The 81st Annual Academy Awards Self - In Memoriam 2009
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die Self (archive footage) 2020
It Takes a Lunatic Self 2019
Amazing Grace Self - Director 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Self - Director 2018
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Self / Self - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Milius Self 2013
Char·ac·ter Self 2012
On Story Self 2011
The 81st Annual Academy Awards Self - In Memoriam 2009
Made of Honor Thomas Sr. / Thomas Bailey Sr. 2008
Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick Himself / Self - Actor, Eyes Wide Shut 2007
View from the Overlook: Crafting 'the Shining' Himself / Self 2007
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick Himself / Self 2007
Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making 'A Clockwork Orange' Self 2007
Michael Clayton Marty Bach 2007
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Quote Reader 2007
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Self 2007
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light Self 2006
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Himself / Self 2006
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher Self 2006
Orchestra Seats Brian Sobinsky / Brian Sobinski 2006
Oz Tribute: The Art of Imagination Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2005
One Six Right Himself / Self 2005
The Last Mogul Self 2005
The Interpreter Jay Pettigrew 2005
Entourage Sydney Pollack 2004
Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute Self 2003
Shootout Self 2003
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Narrated By / Narrator 2003
A Decade Under the Influence Self 2003
The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller Narrator 2002
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories Self 2002
Changing Lanes Stephen Delano 2002
The Majestic Studio Executive (voice) / Studio Executive 2001
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures Himself / Self 2001
Fling Elizabeth's Husband 2001
Inside 'the Talented Mr. Ripley' Self 2000
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Self 2000
Random Hearts Carl Broman 1999
Eyes Wide Shut Victor Ziegler 1999
The Sopranos Warren Feldman 1999
The Directors Self 1999
A Civil Action Al Eustis 1998
Will & Grace George Truman 1998
Independent's Day Self 1998
Just Shoot Me! Sydney Pollack 1997
King of the Hill Grant Trimble 1997
Directors on Directors Self 1997
Mundo VIP Self 1996
American Cinema Self 1995
Barbra: The Concert Self - Concert Attendee 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest 1994
Frasier Holden Thorpe 1993
Mad About You Dr. Sydney Warren 1992
Husbands and Wives Jack 1992
Death Becomes Her E.R. Doctor / Hospital Doctor 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
The Player Dick Mellen / Dick Mellon 1992
Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star Himself / Self 1991
Biography Self 1987
One Voice Self - Audience Member 1986
American Masters Self, Narrator 1986
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1986
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards Self 1985
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album Self / Himself 1985
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1983
Tootsie George Fields 1982
The Electric Horseman Man Who Makes Pass at Alice 1979
The Paul Ryan Show Self 1977
The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1973
Great Performances Self 1971
War Hunt Sgt. Owen Van Horn 1962
The New Breed Austin Rogers, Bert Masters 1961
The Asphalt Jungle Louis 1961
The Robert Herridge Theater Peddler 1960
Startime Harry 1959
The Twilight Zone Arthur Willis 1959
Deadline Lt. White 1959
The Deputy Chuck Johnson 1959
Brenner Al, Detective Al Dunn, Detective Dunn 1959
Have Gun - Will Travel Joe Culp 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Stan Riker 1957
Playhouse 90 Andres 1956
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Pvt. Shuber 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Bernie Samuelson 1955
The United States Steel Hour Benson 1953
Armstrong Circle Theatre Albert Rousseau 1950
The Big Story Sidney 1949

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2009 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
1986 Oscar Best Picture Won
1986 Oscar Best Director Won
1986 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1983 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1983 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1970 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1970 Golden Globe Best Director Nominated
1966 Emmy Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama Won
1964 Emmy Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama Nominated
1963 Emmy Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama Nominated
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