Norman Taurog Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Norman Taurog

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Biography Of Norman Taurog
Real NameNorman Taurog
Famous asFilm Director
Personal Life of Norman Taurog
Born on23 February 1899
Birthday23rd February
Died At Age82
Sun SignPisces
Born inChicago, Illinois, United States
Died on07 April 1981
Place of deathRancho Mirage, California, United States
Family Background of Norman Taurog
FatherArthur Jack Taurog
MotherAnita Taurog
Spouses/PartnersJulie Leonard (1925-1943; divorced; 1 child), Susan Ream Broderick (1944-1981; his death)
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Director – 1931
Personal Fact of Norman Taurog

Norman Taurog was an American film director and screenwriter who became the youngest person ever to win the Academy Award for Best Director when he won the award at the age of 32 for Skippy.A prolific director with 180 films to his credit, he directed several comediesa number of then with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis and musicals, nine of which starred Elvis Presley.

He also worked with some of the most popular stars of the 20th century including Spencer Tracy, Judy garland, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Mickey Rooney. Taurog became a child performer on the stage at an early age and was quite popular due to his cute face and innocent expressions. He ventured into films as a young teenager and made his silver screen debut in the short film Tangled Relations.He spent his late teens dabbling in theater, mostly off-Broadway.

He attempted to transition into films as a romantic lead but was unsuccessful. He focused his attention on getting behind the camera instead and started directing films, beginning with two-reel silent comedies. He made several short films before breaking into feature films with Lucky Boywhich he co-directed with Charles C. Wilson. He retired from directing after a long career spanning almost five decades and later taught at the University of California School of Cinema.

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