|Born||April 13, 1924|
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, choreographer|
|Years active||1940 - 2003|
|Known for||Singin' in the Rain, On the Town|
|Influenced by||Ernst Lubitsch, Fred Astaire, René Clair, George Abbott|
|Influenced||Bob Fosse, British New Wave,Rob Marshall, Bill Condon|
|Spouse||Jeanne Coyne (1948-1951)|
Marion Marshall (1952-1959)
Adelle Beatty (1960-1971)
Yvette Mimieux (1972-1985)
Pamela Braden (1990-1994)
|Partner||Elaine May (????-present)|
Stanley Donen (dah-nən); (born April 13, 1924) is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain andOn the Town, both of which he co-directed withGene Kelly. His other noteworthy films includeRoyal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,Funny Face, Indiscreet, Damn Yankees!, Charadeand Two for the Road. He received an Honorary Academy Award in 1998 for his body of work and aCareer Golden Lion from the Venice Film Festivalin 2004.