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Sydney Pollack

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Birth Name: Sydney Irwin Pollack

Born: 1 July 1934 Died: 26 May 2008

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Claire Griswold


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Description: Sydney Pollack was an Academy Award-winning director, producer, actor, writer and public figure, who directed and produced over 40 films. Sydney Irwin Pollack was born July 1, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA, to Rebecca (Miller), a homemaker, and David Pollack, a professional boxer turned pharmacist. All of his grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants. His parents divorced when he was young. His mother, an alcoholic, died at age 37, when Sydney was 16. He spent his formative years in Indiana, graduating from his HS in 1952, then moved to New York City. From 1952-1954 young Pollack studied acting with Sanford Meisner at ... (more)
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