Richard O. Fleischer (/ ˈ f l aɪ ʃ ər /; December 8, 1916 – March 25, 2006) was an American film director whose career spanned more than four decades, beginning at the height of the Golden Age of Hollywood and lasting through the American New Wave.
Richard Fleischer, Director: Soylent Green. Richard firmly established his credentials with such epics as The Vikings (1958) , 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and Barabbas (1961) and also proved to be a master of intimate drama with Compulsion (1959) , which won Cannes Festival awards for it's male stars.
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Fleischer was born into a showbusiness family, but harboured ambitions of becoming a psychiatrist. He abandoned medical studies, however, in favour of a drama course at Yale University. At Yale, he established the Arena Players theatre group, acting as producer and director for all of their staged plays.
This site celebrates the work and life of Richard Fleischer, the award-winning director of such movie classics as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), The Narrow Margin (1952), Soylent Green (1973), The Vikings (1958), Fantastic Voyage (1966), Compulsion (1959) and The Boston Strangler (1968). With a career spanning more than 4 decades and over 45 films, Fleischer's rich, diverse filmography includes an astonishing range material from film noir to musicals to westerns, science fiction ...
Mar 25, 2006 · Richard Fleischer, (born December 8, 1916, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died March 25, 2006, Los Angeles, California), American filmmaker who directed a number of popular movies, notably the science-fiction classics 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Fantastic Voyage (1966), and Soylent Green (1973).
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Richard is the Founder of the Fleischer Law Firm LLC, and has been practicing immigration law since 1973. Richard was the first attorney in Ohio to specialize in this area. He focuses his practice on all aspects of immigration law including immigrant and non-immigrant visas, naturalization, deportation and asylum.