Acclaimed film director Roman Polanski poses for a photograph in 1963 in New York. Polanski has not stepped on American soil since 1978, when he fled the country before he was sentenced for an unlawful sex with a minor charge.
Polanski acts in a scene from "Dance of the Vampires" in 1967.
Polanski drives his Formula One race car at Brands Hill racing track in London in 1968.
Polanski talks with actress Mia Farrow on the set of "Rosemary's Baby" in 1968.
Polanski and actress Sharon Tate pose for photos after their wedding in 1968.
Polanski poses for a portrait in 1969.
Polanski sits on the bloodied porch of his home after the bodies of his wife, Tate, and her friends were found inside in August 1969. Tate was one of five people murdered ritualistically by Charles Manson cult followers.
Polanski breaks down inside a car after attending his wife's funeral in August 1969.
Polanski fields questions from reporters with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner during a press conference discussing film production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in 1970.
Polanski leaves court in Santa Monica, California, in 1977. Polanski was charged with statutory rape, but fled the country before his sentencing.
Polanski walks down a street in Paris a few weeks after he fled the United States in February 1978.
Jack Nicholson catches a ride with Polanski in Paris in 1984.
Polanski poses for a photograph in Paris in 1992.
Polanski stands behind actor Johnny Depp during a press conference in Toledo, Spain, in 1998. The pair were shooting the film "The Ninth Gate" in Toledo.
Polanski receives his 2003 Academy Award for best director for "The Pianist" from Harrison Ford in France.
Polanski poses with his Cesar Award for best director in Paris in February 2014.
Polanski speaks with his lawyers as he leaves court in Krakow, Poland, on February 25.