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Robert Z Leonard

Years active  1908–1957
Name  Robert Leonard
Role  Film director

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Full Name  Robert Zigler Leonard
Born  October 7, 1889 (1889-10-07) Chicago, Illinois
Occupation  director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Died  August 27, 1968, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Education  University of Colorado Boulder
Spouse  Gertrude Olmstead (m. 1926–1968), Mae Murray (m. 1918–1925)
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
Movies  The Great Ziegfeld, Pride and Prejudice, Ziegfeld Girl, Dancing Lady, Beautiful But Dangerous
Similar People  Mae Murray, W S Van Dyke, Greer Garson, Norma Shearer, Jeanette MacDonald

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Robert Zigler Leonard (October 7, 1889 – August 27, 1968) was an American film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter.

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Biography

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He was born in Chicago, Illinois. At one time, he was married to silent star Mae Murray with the two forming Tiffany Pictures to film eight motion pictures that were released by MGM.

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He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for The Divorcee and The Great Ziegfeld. Both were also nominated for Best Picture, and the latter won. One of the most odd credits in his filmography is the film noir thriller The Bribe (1949) with its sleazy settings, slippery characters, and steamy atmosphere.

Robert Leonard died in 1968 in Beverly Hills, California. He is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, near his wife, Gertrude Olmstead.

Legacy

On February 8, 1960, Robert Leonard received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his contribution to the motion picture industry, at 6370 Hollywood Blvd.

Selected filmography

  • The Sea Urchin (1913)
  • Shon the Piper (1913)
  • The Master Key (1914)
  • Judge Not; or The Woman of Mona Diggings (1915)
  • Secret Love (1916)
  • The Bride's Awakening (1918)
  • Danger, Go Slow (1918)
  • The Miracle of Love (1919)
  • Heedless Moths (1921)
  • Peacock Alley (1922)
  • Bright Lights (1925)
  • A Little Journey (1927)
  • The Cardboard Lover (1928)
  • Marianne (1929) (silent and musical versions)
  • The Divorcee (1930)
  • Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)
  • Strange Interlude (1932)
  • Dancing Lady (1933)
  • After Office Hours (1935)
  • Escapade (1935)
  • Piccadilly Jim (1936)
  • The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
  • Maytime (1937)
  • The Girl of the Golden West (1938)
  • New Moon (1940)
  • Pride and Prejudice (1940)
  • Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
  • Stand by for Action (1942)
  • Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
  • B.F.'s Daughter (1948)
  • In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
  • Duchess of Idaho (1950)
  • The Bribe (1949)
  • Her Twelve Men (1954)
  • Beautiful But Dangerous (1955)
  • Kelly and Me (1957)
  • References

    Robert Z. Leonard Wikipedia


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