Won 2 Oscars.
Another 32 wins & 25 nominations.
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Sir David Lean
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[accepting the Best Director Oscar for Lawrence of Arabia
(1962)] This limey is deeply touched and greatly honoured. Thank you.
Once screened Lawrence of Arabia
(1962) with Steven Spielberg
. Lean gave Spielberg a "live director's commentary" (as Spielberg put it). Spielberg said it was one of the best moments of his life, learning from a true master. Consequently, Spielberg stated that it helped him make better pictures and that commentary directly influenced every movie he has made since.
Very distinct sense of time and place in His films (Russia during the Russian Revolution, Ireland during the 1916 Easter uprising)