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List of Tony Award for Best Director winners from every year the award has been given out. All Tony Award for Best Director winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Tony Award for Best Director award are listed along with photos for every Tony Award for Best Director winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Tony Award for Best Director award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Tony Award for Best Director are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Tony Award for Best Director winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Tony Award for Best Director winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Tony Award for Best Director winners of all time. Anybody who won the Tony Award for Best Director usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Tony Award for Best Director-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Tony Award for Best Director, so most of the famous Tony Award for Best Director winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Tony Award for Best Director?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. List includes José Ferrer, Elia Kazan and more. (9 items)
Alfred Lunt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tony Award for Best Director Winners List
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Alfred Lunt was an American stage director and actor, often identified for a long-time professional partnership with his wife, actress Lynn Fontanne. Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre was named for them. ...more

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Elia Kazan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tony Award for Best Director Winners List
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Elia Kazan was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history". He was born in Istanbul, to Cappadocian Greek parents. After studying acting at Yale, he acted professionally for eight years, later joining the Group Theater in 1932, and co-founded the Actors Studio in 1947. With Robert Lewis and Cheryl Crawford, he introduced Method acting to the American stage and cinema as a new form of self-expression and psychological "realism." Kazan acted in only a few films, including City for Conquest. Kazan introduced a new generation of unknown young actors to the movie ...more

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#34 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

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George S. Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tony Award for Best Director Winners List
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George Simon Kaufman was an American playwright, theatre director and producer, humorist, and drama critic. In addition to comedies and political satire, he wrote several musicals, notably for the Marx Brothers. One play and one musical that he wrote won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama: You Can't Take It With You, and Of Thee I Sing. He also won the Tony Award as a Director, for the musical Guys and Dolls. ...more

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José Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tony Award for Best Director Winners List
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José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, best known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican actor, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award. To honor his roots, he donated his Oscar award to the University of Puerto Rico. The prolific and distinguished thespian also won several Tony Awards. In 1947, he won the Tony Award for his theatrical performance of Cyrano de Bergerac, and then in 1952, he won the Distinguished Dramatic Actor Award for The Shrike, and also the Outstanding Director Award for directing all three of The Shrike, The Fourposter, and Stalag 17. José Ferrer's contributions to American theater were ...more

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#72 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

#55 on The Greatest Non-White Actors in Hollywood

#36 on The Best Actors Who Won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for the Same Performance

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