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Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B DeMille
Personal information
Birth nameCecil Blount DeMille
Birth dateAugust 12, 1881
Place of birthAshfield, Massachusetts,
United States
Date of deathJanuary 21, 1959(age 77)
Death placeHollywood, California,
United States
OccupationProducer, director, editor, screenwriter, actor
Years active1913 59
SpouseConstance Adams (1902 1959)
PartnerJeanie MacPherson
Julia Faye

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Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 January 21, 1959) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best-known films are The Ten Commandments (1956), Cleopatra (1934), and The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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