MILOS FORMAN
February 18, 1932 – April 13, 2018 (age 86)
Cause of Death: Undisclosed Illness

Director Milos Forman may not have been the most household name, but his work speaks for itself. Having won two Academy Awards and nominated for a third, his short filmography lead to some of the most well-known films to date, including “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” starring Jack Nicholson, “Amadeus,” starring F. Murray Abraham, and “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” starring Woody Harrelson. He was also the man behind the Andy Kaufman biopic “Man On The Moon,” starring Jim Carrey, and as we saw in the most recent documentary about the film, titled “Jim and Andy,” we got to see a behind-the-scenes look at the true headache that Carrey’s method acting gave to the director. Forman has been immortalized by his work. Although he will truly be missed, his legacy will live on forever.


MILOS FORMAN’S ACADEMY AWARDS


1976 “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” Won Best Directing
1985 “Amadeus” Won Best Directing
1997 “The People vs. Larry Flynt” Nominated Best Directing

MILOS FORMAN’S DIRECTING FILMOGRAPHY


1960 Magic Lantern II Documentary – also Writer
1963 If Only They Ain’t Had Them Bands (short) Documentary Short – also Writer
1963 Audition Documentary – also Writer
1964 Black Peter also Writer
1965 The Loves of a Blonde also Writer
1967 The Firemen’s Ball also Writer
1971 Taking Off also Writer
1971 I Miss Sonia Henie (short)
1973 Visions of Eight (segment: “The Decathlon”) Documentary
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
1979 Hair
1981 Ragtme
1984 Amadeus
1989 Valmont also Writer
1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt
1999 Man On The Moon
2006 Goya’s Ghosts also Writer
2009 A Walk Worthwhile

MILOS FORMAN’S TELEVISION WORK


1966 A Well Paid Walk Director Television movie

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