Otto Preminger — Austrian Director born on December 05, 1906, died on April 23, 1986

Otto Ludwig Preminger was an Austrian American theatre and film director. He is known for directing over 35 feature films in a five-decade career after leaving the theatre. He first gained attention for film noir mysteries such as Laura and Fallen Angel, while in the 1950s and '60s, he directed a number of high-profile adaptations of popular novels and stage works. Several of these later films pushed the boundaries of censorship by dealing with topics which were then taboo in Hollywood, such as drug addiction, rape and homosexuality. He was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. He also had a few acting roles... (wikipedia)

What counts isn't the frame, it's what you put in it.
When I was a young actor in Vienna, already my hair was falling out at a rapid rate. I went to a doctor, who said hair was like grass: if you mow it, then it grows back stronger. So I went to Brittany, where nobody knew me, and I shaved my head. When it grew back - only the fringes!
Directing her was like directing Lassie. You need 14 takes to get each one of them right.
Directing Marilyn Monroe was like directing Lassie. You needed fourteen takes to get each one of them right.
I stopped acting when I was 19. The only time I acted again was during the war, when there were no other Nazis available.