Obituary of Stanley Donen

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Stanley Donen

Stanley Donen (born April 13th, 1924 in Columbia, South Carolina) was a Film Director who was best known for a few iconic American movies. Stanley died on February 21, 2019 and his death was possibly because of natural causes (heart failure). He was 94 when god took him to heaven.

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Stanley Donen Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Donen, Stanley
    • Common Name: Stanley Donen
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
    • Birth Date: April 13, 1924
    • Age: 94 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Stan
    • Occupation: Film Director

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lays Chips
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Stanley's Family Tree

    • Father: Mordecai Moses Donen
    • Mother: Helen Donen (Cohen)
    • Sister(s):
      • Carla Donen Davis (born August 1937)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Elaine May (partnered 1999-2019, his death)
      • Jeanne Coyne ​(married April 14, 1948-divorced 1951)​
      • Marion Marshall ​(married 1952-divorced 1959)​
      • Adelle O'Connor Beatty ​(married 1960-divorced 1971)​
      • Yvette Mimieux ​(married 1972-divorced 1985)​
      • Pamela Braden ​(married 1990-divorced 1994)
    • Son(s):
      • Peter Donen (born 1953)
      • Joshua Donen (born 1955)
      • Mark Donen (born 1962)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: February 21, 2019
  • Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure

Category Tags:

Film DirectorAmerican Born on April 13th Born in 1924 Born in South CarolinaDied in 2019Died from Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path."

"Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!"

"If we remade Singin' in the Rain (1952) today, when Gene Kelly sings in the rain, I think he'd be looking around to make sure he wasn't going to get mugged." (IMDB)

"Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy then an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then it becomes a tyrant and, in the last stage, just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public."

"On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him."

"You can't handle the truth!"

Is Mr. Stanley Donen still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Related Links:

Stanley Donen @ Wikipedia
Stanley Donen @ IMDB

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