The son of Yiddish thespians, Lumet began acting at age four, made his Broadway debut at 11 and first film appearance at 15. But it was as a director -- first in early live television and later in movies -- that he found his true calling.
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Sidney Lumet was a quintessential New Yorker -- street smart with a bleeding heart and a head full of immigrant, everyman voices.
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