Actors Turned Directors: Those Who Succeeded, Those Who Failed

ScreenCrave: Clint Eastwood may have defined machismo for the Peace and Love generation through his portrayal of “Dirty” Harry Callahan, but today’s film-goers are more likely to think of him as the director of sensitive, nuanced dramas. With the release of his latest effort, Hereafter, we thought we’d take a look at some other actors who successfully swapped one identity in front of the camera for a new one behind it, as well as others who met failure trying.

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Kiri4224d ago

Ben Stiller is definitely my favorite on the list. He movies are still funny as hell and his style is seriously unique.

Soldierone4224d ago

For sure! I can't wait to see what some of the new directors used to be actors do though. Some interesting concepts coming from them. Mel gibson is also a good director.

-Mezzo-4221d ago

I love Ben Stiller myself, but i would personally put Mel Gibson above all of them, he has made some great movie in his glory days.

Who Else Thinks The Ben Stiller Is A Bit Racist.... or is it just me.