Director from the 1955 film Marty, which earned him the Academy Honor for Best Accomplishment in Directing. He graduated from Vanderbilt College or university and Yale Crisis College. He was chief executive from the Directors Guild of America from 1967 to 1971. He was wedded to Ann Caroline Mann from 1941 until her loss of life in 2001. The few had four kids together. He aimed Ernest Borgnine in Marty.