Stanley Kramer
Date of Birth
Sep 29, 1913
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Stanley Kramer was an editor and writer by the mid-'30s, and in the late '40s formed an independent production company, Screen Plays Inc. (which he'd bring into the fold of Columbia in 1951). Into the mid-'50s he produced a series of powerful and provocative films, most notably with directors Mark Robson (Champion [1949], Home of the Brave [1949]) and Fred Zinnemann (The Men [1950], High Noon...