Jack Smight
Date of Birth
Mar 09, 1925
Birth Place:
Minneapolis, MN


The director who struck gold with such 1970s box-office hits as Airport 1975 (1974) and Midway, Jack Smight's story is an example of a man utilizing his true-life experiences to craft a successful film career, with his wartime experiences offering more than adequate creative fuel for an enduring career in film. The son of Irish immigrants, Smight was born in Minneapolis and joined the Army Air...