Actors Turned Directors

Author: Paul | Subject: Film Industry

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Article excerpt: Since the days of the silent movies there have been actors who have decided that they could perform the role of movie director. Whether their reasoning was based on the premise that they could do a better job than those who directed them on screen or simply based upon the fact that they desired another string to their career bow, there is no doubt that the directors' chair holds a certain allure for the stars of the silver screen. However, not all actors who have stepped behind the camera have found equal applause attracting to their transitional role. The following is a brief outline of ten actors who sought acclaim behind the scenes and their varying degrees of success.