This Day in Jewish History Roman Polanski Is Born, World Will Develop Mixed Feelings

Genius director survived the Holocaust, wowed Hollywood - and now makes his movies outside the U.S., where Roman Polanski is wanted on rape charges.

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August 18, 1933, is the birthdate of filmmaker Roman Polanski. In an ongoing feature-making career that has spanned more than half a century, and with a dramatic personal biography that has ranged from the...