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Corey Allen (movies)

Corey Allen

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Best known as a film director, Corey Allen began his career in Hollywood as an actor in such films as Sweet Bird of Youth, where he shared the screen with Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, and Ed Begley (who, coincidentally, won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role); Shadow On The Window, with Phil Carey, Betty Garrett, John Barrymore, Jr., and Jerry Mathers; and the James Dean classic, Rebel Without A Cause, which also starred Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus and Dennis Hopper.

His best known directing credits include Avalanche with Rock Hudson and Mia Farrow; The Man In The Santa Claus Suit with Fred Astaire, Gary Burghoff, John Byner, and Bert Convy; I-Man with Scott Bakula, Ellen Bry and Joey Cramer; The Ann Jillian Story starring Ann Jillian and Tony Lo Bianco; and Last Fling with John Ritter and Connie Sellecca.