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Alma mater  King's College London
Role  Film director
Name  Herbert Brenon

Years active  1913 – 1940
Occupation  Film director
Spouse  Helen Oberg (m. 1904)
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Born  13 January 1880 (1880-01-13) Dublin, Ireland
Died  June 21, 1958, Los Angeles, California, United States
Education  St Paul's School, London, King's College London
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Dramatic Picture Direction
Movies  Peter Pan, Laugh - Clown - Laugh, Beau Geste, A Daughter of the Gods, The Great Gatsby
Similar People  Betty Bronson, Mary Brian, Alice Joyce, Ralph Forbes, Lois Wilson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913), de Herbert Brenon

Herbert Brenon (13 January 1880 – 21 June 1958) born Alexander Herbert Reginald St. John Brenon was an Irish film director, actor and screenwriter during the era of silent movies through the 1930s.


He was born at 25 Crosthwaite Park, in Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, to journalist, poet and politician Edward St John Brenon and Francis Harries.

In 1882, the family moved to London, where Herbert was educated at St Paul's School and at King's College London. Before becoming a director, he performed in vaudeville acts with his wife, Helen Oberg.

Some of his more noteworthy films were the first movie adaptations of Peter Pan (1924) and Beau Geste (1926), Sorrell and Son (1927) for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director in the 1st Academy Awards, Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) with Lon Chaney, and The Flying Squad (1940), his last. He died in Los Angeles, California and was interred in a private mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.

Dr jekyll and mr hyde 1913 film by herbert brenon with king baggot


Herbert Brenon Wikipedia