Hollywood film director and producer. A native of New York, New York, he was born Michael Sidney Luft. Luft's credits include the films, "Kilroy Was Here" (1947), "French Leave" (1948), "A Star Is Born" (1954), and the television programs, "General Electric Theatre" and "Ford Star Jubilee." He was married to actress Judy Garland from 1952 until they divorced in 1965. Together they had a daughter Lorna Luft in 1952, and a son Joey Luft in 1955.