Norman Jewison

Director, Producer, Actor

Director, Producer, Actor


Norman Frederick Jewison was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Dorothy Irene (Weaver) and Percy Joseph Jewison, who managed a post office and a convenience store. His mother was an English immigrant, and his father was of English and Ulster-Scots descent. Jewison got his BA at Victoria College, University of Toronto, and after moving to London,...
Birth date
1926-07-21
Awards
Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 18 nominations.
Height
5' 8" (1.73 m)

Known For


Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar
Director (1973)
Moonstruck
Moonstruck
Director (1987)
The Hurricane
The Hurricane
Director (1999)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorThe Statement2003
DirectorDinner with Friends
(TV Movie)
2001
DirectorThe 20th Century: Funny Is Money
(TV Movie documentary)
1999
DirectorThe Hurricane1999
DirectorBogus1996
DirectorPicture Windows
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Soir Bleu (1995)
1995
DirectorOnly You1994
DirectorOther People's Money1991
DirectorIn Country1989
DirectorMoonstruck1987
DirectorAgnes of God1985
DirectorA Soldier's Story1984
DirectorBest Friends1982
DirectorAnd Justice for All1979
DirectorF.I.S.T.1978
DirectorRollerball1975
DirectorJesus Christ Superstar1973
DirectorFiddler on the Roof
(directed by)
1971
DirectorGaily, Gaily1969
DirectorThe Thomas Crown Affair1968
DirectorIn the Heat of the Night1967
DirectorThe Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming1966
DirectorThe Cincinnati Kid1965
DirectorThe Art of Love1965
DirectorSend Me No Flowers1964
DirectorThe Thrill of It All1963
Director40 Pounds of Trouble1962
DirectorThe Judy Garland Show
(TV Special)
1962
DirectorThe Broadway of Lerner and Loewe
(TV Movie)
1962
DirectorThe Million Dollar Incident
(TV Movie)
1961
DirectorBulova Watch Time with Pat Boone
(TV Special)
1961
DirectorBelafonte, New York 19
(TV Special)
1960
DirectorAn Hour with Danny Kaye
(TV Special)
1960
DirectorThe Secret World of Eddie Hodges
(TV Movie)
1960
DirectorThe Fabulous Fifties
(Documentary)
1960
DirectorThe Revlon Revue
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Tonight with Belafonte (1959)
1959
DirectorThe Big Party
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Greer Garson hostess (1959) - Premiere Show - Rock Hudson host (1959)
1959
DirectorThe Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Episode #2.11 (1959) - Dorothy Collins, Gretchen Wyler, Morey Amsterdam (1959) - Episode #2.1 (1959)
1959
DirectorYour Hit Parade
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Episode dated 10 October 1958 (1958) - Premiere Show (1950)
1950-1958
DirectorThe Adventures of Chich
(TV Series)
1958
DirectorThe Barris Beat
(TV Series)
1956
DirectorThe Wayne & Shuster Show
(TV Series)
1955
DirectorThe Denny Vaughan Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode #1.1
1954
DirectorThe Big Revue
(TV Series)
1952
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Statement
(producer)
2003
ProducerDinner with Friends
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2001
ProducerWalter and Henry
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2001
ProducerThe Hurricane
(producer)
1999
ProducerThe Rez
(TV Series) (executive producer)
1996
ProducerBogus
(producer)
1996
ProducerTwo Nudes Bathing
(Short) (executive producer)
1995
ProducerPicture Windows
(TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - Soir Bleu (1995) ... (executive producer) - Language of the Heart (1995) ... (executive producer) - Armed Response (1995) ... (executive producer) - Song of Songs (1994) ... (executive producer)
1994-1995
ProducerDance Me Outside
(executive producer)
1994
ProducerOnly You
(producer)
1994
ProducerGeronimo
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
1993
ProducerOther People's Money
(producer)
1991
ProducerIn Country
(producer)
1989
ProducerThe January Man
(producer)
1989
ProducerMoonstruck
(producer)
1987
ProducerAgnes of God
(producer)
1985
ProducerA Soldier's Story
(producer)
1984
ProducerIceman
(producer)
1984
ProducerBest Friends
(producer - produced by)
1982
ProducerThe 53rd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (producer)
1981
ProducerThe Dogs of War
(executive producer)
1980
ProducerAnd Justice for All
(producer)
1979
ProducerF.I.S.T.
(producer)
1978
ProducerRollerball
(producer)
1975
ProducerBilly Two Hats
(producer)
1974
ProducerJesus Christ Superstar
(producer)
1973
ProducerFiddler on the Roof
(producer - produced by)
1971
ProducerThe Landlord
(producer)
1970
ProducerGaily, Gaily
(producer)
1969
ProducerThe Thomas Crown Affair
(producer)
1968
ProducerThe Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming
(producer)
1966
ProducerThe Judy Garland Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (producer - 1 episode, 1963) - Episode #1.22 (1964) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.14 (1964) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.9 (1963) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.6 (1963) ... (producer) - Episode #1.5 (1963) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
ProducerThe Judy Garland Show
(TV Special) (producer)
1962
ProducerThe Broadway of Lerner and Loewe
(TV Movie) (producer)
1962
ProducerThe Secret World of Eddie Hodges
(TV Movie) (producer)
1960
ProducerThe Revlon Revue
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Tonight with Belafonte (1959) ... (producer)
1959
ProducerThe Barris Beat
(TV Series) (producer)
1956
ProducerOn Stage
(TV Series) (producer)
1954
ProducerLet's See
(TV Series) (producer)
1952
RoleTitleYear
ActorAn Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
Norman Jewison (uncredited)
1997
ActorThe Stupids
TV Director
1996
ActorJesus Christ Superstar
Voice of Old Man by the Fire (uncredited)
1973
ActorThe Landlord
Wedding Guest in Opening Shot (uncredited)
1970
ActorCanadian Pacific
Joe Podge (uncredited)
1949
RoleTitleYear
WriterF.I.S.T.
(screenplay - uncredited)
1978
WriterJesus Christ Superstar
(screenplay: based upon the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" by)
1973
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackBye Bye Love
(producer: "Mr. Moon")
1995
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe Big Revue
(TV Series) (floor manager)
1952
RoleTitleYear
ThanksPrivate Screenings
(TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode, 2014) (acknowledgment - 1 episode, 2007) - Robert Osborne (2014) ... (special thanks) - Norman Jewison (2007) ... (acknowledgment: photos courtesy of)
ThanksAcid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter
(special thanks)
2011
ThanksHigh Chicago
(special thanks)
2011
ThanksThe Dreaming
(Short) (special thanks)
2008/I
ThanksWeird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche
(TV Movie documentary) (grateful appreciation to)
2004
ThanksHollywood North
(thanks)
2003
ThanksHal Ashby: A Man Out of Time
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2002
ThanksReel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film
(TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
2002
ThanksAs You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride'
(Video documentary short) (special thanks) / (thanks)
2001
ThanksFiddler on the Roof: 30 Years of Tradition
(TV Movie documentary) (thanks)
2001
ThanksCube
(thanks)
1997
ThanksBlood & Donuts
(the filmmakers wish to thank)
1995
ThanksRude
(special thanks)
1995
ThanksHighway 61
(special thanks)
1991
ThanksWhere the Spirit Lives
(special thanks: for his ongoing support of this film and the Canadian Film Industry)
1989
ThanksJohn Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick
(Documentary) (special thanks)
1988
RoleTitleYear
SelfDad Strangelove
(Documentary) (filming) Self
SelfFiddler's Journey to the Big Screen
(Documentary) (filming) (Self)
2021
SelfBoris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster
(Documentary) (post-production) Self - Interviewee
SelfSuperstars: The Extended Version
(Documentary) Self
2021
SelfFiddler: A Miracle of Miracles
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfSid & Judy
(Documentary) Self (voice)
2019
SelfStyle and Substance: Norman Jewison and Hal Ashby
(Video documentary) Self
2019
SelfOlympia
(Documentary) Self
2018/II
SelfA Master Class in Style with Norman Jewison
(Video documentary short) Self
2018
SelfHal
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe River of My Dreams
(Documentary) Self
2016
Self3rd Annual An Evening with Canada's Stars
(TV Special) Self
2016
SelfSuperstars
(Video documentary) Self
2015
SelfThe Fight for F.I.S.T.
(Video documentary short) Self
2015
SelfI Am Steve McQueen
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfMGM 90th Anniversary: The Lion Roars
(Video documentary) Self
2014
SelfCasting By
(Documentary) Self
2012
SelfPablo
Self
2012
SelfLong Story Short: CBC Turns 75
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfHollywood's Best Film Directors
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee / Film Director - Norman Jewison (2011) ... Self - Interviewee / Film Director
2011
SelfMaking a Scene
(TV Movie) Self
2010
SelfCanada for Haiti
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfNorthern Lights
(Documentary) Self
2009
SelfAFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfNorman Jewison: The Testimony of the Director
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfA Love Story of Today
(Video short) Self
2008
SelfA Special Kind of Love
(Video short) Self
2008
SelfStanley Kramer: A Man's Search for Truth
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfPrivate Screenings
(TV Series) Self - interviewee - Norman Jewison (2007) ... Self - interviewee
2007
SelfAFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfEddie Greenspan: Reel Justice - Court TV Canada
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfCanada A.M.
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 8 September 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Outsider
(Documentary short) Self
2006
SelfLife and Times
(TV Series documentary) Self - Leading Man: The Life and Times of William Hutt (2006) ... Self - The Life and Time of Wayne & Shuster (2002) ... Self - The Life & Times of Norman Jewison (1997) ... Self
1997-2006
SelfAFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
SelfMoonstruck: At the Heart of an Italian Family
(Video short) Self
2006
SelfMoonstruck: The Music of Moonstruck
(Video short) Self
2006
SelfThe Passion: Films, Faith & Fury
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
SelfHARDtalk Extra
(TV Series) Self - Norman Jewison (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 29 September 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Last Illusion
(Documentary short) Self
2005
SelfAFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfSteve McQueen: The Essence of Cool
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Interviewee
2005
SelfComedy Gold
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfWeird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche
(TV Movie documentary) Self (uncredited)
2004
SelfTell Them Who You Are
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfEdge Codes.com: The Art of Motion Picture Editing
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2004
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Executive Producer / Self - Director - Judy Garland: By Myself (2004) ... Self - Executive Producer (voice) - Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (2000) ... Self - Director
2000-2004
SelfThe 100 Greatest Musicals
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfAFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories
(TV Special documentary) Self
2002
SelfHal Ashby: A Man Out of Time
(Video documentary short) Self
2002
SelfHollywood Greats
(TV Series documentary) Self - Doris Day (2002) ... Self - Judy Garland (1978) ... Self
1978-2002
SelfReel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film
(TV Movie documentary) Self (uncredited)
2002
SelfBravo Profiles
(TV Series documentary) Self - Denzel Washington (2002) ... Self - Rod Steiger (2001) ... Self
2001-2002
SelfFiddler on the Roof: 30 Years of Tradition
(TV Movie documentary) Self (uncredited)
2001
SelfSpotlight on Location: Hurricane
(Video documentary short) Self
2001
SelfReturn to the Arena: The Making of 'Rollerball'
(Video short documentary) Self
2000
SelfThe Man on Lincoln's Nose
(Documentary short) Self
2000
SelfThe 71st Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Irving G. Thalberg Award Recipient
1999
SelfThe Directors
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Films of Norman Jewison (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfSteve McQueen: The King of Cool
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
SelfPitch
(Documentary) Self
1997
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfAdrienne Clarkson Presents: A Tribute to Peppiatt & Aylesworth: Canada's First Television Comedy Team
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1996
SelfA Century of Cinema
(Documentary) Self
1994
SelfInside the Actors Studio
(TV Series) Self - Norman Jewison ... Self
1994
SelfMoving Pictures
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #2.6 (1992) ... Self
1992
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series documentary) Self - Bernard Braden (1991) ... Self
1991
SelfSteve McQueen: Man on the Edge
(Video documentary) Self
1990
SelfSteven Spielberg: An American Cinematheque Tribute
(TV Special) Self
1989
SelfThe 60th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1988
SelfNorman Jewison, Director
(Video documentary short) Self
1986
SelfFräulein Berlin
Self
1984
SelfLes nouveaux rendez-vous
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 18 January 1981 (1981) ... Self
1981
SelfThe Paul Ryan Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.165 ... Self
1977
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Director - Episode #16.176 (1977) ... Self - Director
1977
SelfFrom Rome to Rollerball: The Full Circle
(Short) Self / Narrator
1975
SelfRevista de cine
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 October 1975 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfPour le cinéma
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 22 June 1975 (1975) ... Self
1975
SelfFilm 2018
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.8 (1975) ... Self - Episode #2.30 (1973) ... Self
1973-1975
SelfBBC Show of the Week
(TV Series) Self - Michel Legrand (1974) ... Self
1974
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - George Maharis, Gianni Russo, Norman Jewison, Charo (1973) ... Self - Sonny & Cher, Beau Bridges, Norman Jewison, William Shirer (1969) ... Self
1969-1973
SelfThe 44th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1972
SelfNorman Jewison, Film Maker
(Documentary) Self
1971
SelfCinema
(TV Series documentary) Self - Norman Jewison (1971) ... Self
1971
SelfThe David Frost Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.38 (1971) ... Self - Episode #2.67 (1969) ... Self
1969-1971
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 20 May 1968 (1968) ... Self - Guest
1968
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Best of Hollywood
(TV Series documentary) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 3 October 2017 (2017) ... Self - Interviewee
2017
Archive footageBy Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X'
(Video documentary short) Self
2005