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Norman Jewison Bio, Age, Cause of Death, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, and More

Norman Jewison was a Canadian film and television director and producer, dedicated his filmmaking career to addressing social and political issues. He consistently sought to make controversial or complex subjects accessible to mainstream audiences.



Height- 1.73 m


Born- 21 July 1926

Died- 20 January 2024

Birthplace-Toronto, Canada

Spouse-Lynne St. David (m. 2010), Margaret Ann Dixon (m. 1953–2004)

Profession-Canadian film director and television producer

Nationality- Canadian


His parents are Dorothy Irene and Percy Joseph Jewison, who managed a convenience store and post office.


Norman Jewison and Margaret Ann Dixon were married on July 11, 1953. Margaret Ann Dixon passed away on November 26, 2004.

Norman Frederick wife


They had three children and five grandchildren.


Jewison pursued his education at Victoria College, University of Toronto, graduating with a B.A. in 1949.


Norman Jewison directed numerous feature films and earned three Academy Award nominations for Best Director across three separate decades. The nominated films were “In the Heat of the Night” (1967), “Fiddler on the Roof” (1971), and “Moonstruck” (1987). His notable directorial works include “40 Pounds of Trouble” (1962), “The Cincinnati Kid” (1965), “The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming” (1966), “The Thomas Crown Affair” (1968), “Jesus Christ Superstar” (1973), “Rollerball” (1975), “F.I.S.T.” (1978), “…And Justice for All” (1979), “Best Friends” (1982), “A Soldier’s Story” (1984), “Agnes of God” (1985), “Other People’s Money” (1991), “Only You” (1994), “The Hurricane” (1999), and “The Statement” (2003).

Norman Frederick career

In 1988, Jewison established the Canadian Film Centre, contributing significantly to the development of Canadian talent in the film industry. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he received the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement in 2003. Jewison’s impact on the film industry in Canada is further exemplified by the establishment of the Norman Jewison CFC Endowment Fund, presented in his honor. Additionally, he has mentored and supported emerging talents in the industry, with awards named after him being presented to notable individuals such as Graeme Manson and John Fawcett (Orphan Black) in 2015 and Don McKellar (The Red Violin, Highway 61) in 2016.

Net Worth

At the time of his passing, his net worth is estimated to be around 10 million dollars.

Cause of Death

Jewison passed away at his Los Angeles residence on Saturday. Although the exact cause was not disclosed, reports indicate that the filmmaker peacefully departed in his sleep. He was 97 years old.

Norman Frederick death

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the passing of Norman Jewison:

“Norman Jewison was an iconic filmmaker, writer, and director, leaving an indelible mark on the 20th century with some of its most memorable films, such as Fiddler on the Roof, In the Heat of the Night, and Moonstruck. While these were his personal creations, they resonated with values embraced by all Canadians, reflecting stories of diversity and our enduring humanity.

As a proud Canadian, Mr. Jewison’s legacy comprises a body of work that remains profoundly relevant to Canadians and people worldwide. A veteran of the Second World War, he served overseas with the Royal Canadian Navy before embarking on a career in television and movies that spanned over five decades. His contributions to the arts and his commitment to storytelling have left an enduring impact on our cultural landscape.”

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