Awards & Winners

Albert Lewin

Date of Birth 23-September-1894
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Albert Parsons Lewin, Allie proncounced Ollie, Al, Albert E. Lewin
Profession Screenwriter, Film director, Film Producer
Albert Lewin was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He earned a Master's degree at Harvard and taught English at the University of Missouri. During World War I, he served in the military and was afterwards appointed assistant national director of the American Jewish Relief Committee. He later became a drama and film critic for the Jewish Tribune until the early 1920s, when he went to Hollywood to become a reader for Samuel Goldwyn. Later he worked as a script clerk for directors King Vidor and Victor Sjöström before becoming a screenwriter at MGM in 1924. Lewin was appointed head of the studio's script department and by the late 20s was Irving Thalberg's personal assistant and closest associate. Nominally credited as an associate producer, he produced several of MGM's most important films of the 1930s. After Thalberg's death, he joined Paramount as a producer in 1937, where he remained until 1941. Notable producing credits during this period include True Confession, Spawn of the North, Zaza and So Ends Our Night. In 1942, Lewin began to direct. He made six films, writing all of them and producing several himself. As a director and writer, he showed literary and cultural aspirations in the selection and treatment of his themes. In 1966, Lewin published a novel, The Unaltered Cat.

Awards by Albert Lewin

Check all the awards nominated and won by Albert Lewin.


Nominations 1952 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Pandora and the Flying Dutchman


Retro Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
Honored for : The Picture of Dorian Gray

Nominations 1946 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Retro Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation The Picture of Dorian Gray


Nominations 1937 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Picture The Good Earth


Nominations 1935 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Picture Mutiny on the Bounty


Nominations 1933 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Picture Smilin' Through