Michael Curtiz, forma anglizada de su nombre artístico en húngaro, Mihály Kertész, de verdadero nombre Manó Kertész Kaminer (Budapest, 24 de diciembre de 1886 – Hollywood, 10 de abril de 1962) fue un director de cine estadounidense, originario de una familia judía húngara.
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1886-12-24
- Falleció: 1962-04-10
- Lugar de nacimiento: Budapest, Hungary
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 — April 10, 1962) was a Hungarian-American film director.He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States. The best-known were The Adventures of Robin Hood, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Christmas. He thrived in the heyday of the Warner Bros. studio in the 1930s and '40s. He was less successful from the late 1940s onwards, when he attempted to move from studio direction into production and freelance work, but he continued working until shortly before his death. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Curtiz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.