Robert Z. Leonard Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Robert Z. Leonard

This Biography is about one of the best Producer Robert Z. Leonard including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Robert Z. Leonard
Real Name Robert Z. Leonard
Profession Directors, Actors, T V & Movie Producers
Nick Name Robert Zigler Leonard
Famous as Film Director, Actor, Producer
Nationality American
Personal Life of Robert Z. Leonard
Born on 07 October 1889
Birthday 7th October
Died At Age 78
Sun Sign Libra
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Died on 27 August 1968
place of death Beverly Hills, California
Spouses/Partners Mae Murray (1918-1925), Gertrude Olmstead (1926-1968)
Personal Fact of Robert Z. Leonard

Robert Z. Leonard was an American film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter known for films like Dancing Lady and The Great Ziegfeld, the latter of which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director. Primarily known for his stylish, opulent and lavish musicals, he made a rare foray into the genre of film noir with The Bribe which was a steamy melodrama that did not perform well at the box office.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, he ventured into films almost by chance. He aspired to be a lawyer as a young man and studied law at the University of Colorado. However, it did not take him long to realize that being a lawyer was not his calling. When his family moved to Hollywood, he realized that the newly developing film industry offered many exciting opportunities and embarked on a career as an actor.

Within a few years, he established himself as an actor and was began looking for newer challenges. He turned to directing and led the creation of a series of comedy shorts before tasting considerable success as a director. Over a career spanning around three decades, he was one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s premier directors.

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