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Sam Wood
Birth: Jul. 10, 1883
Death: Sep. 22, 1949
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Director. Born Samuel Grosvenor Wood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he began his career as a director on the staff of Cecil B. De Mille as an assistant in 1915. He made his debut as a solo director for the film "City Sparrow" (1920) and went on to a long association with MGM in 1927. His many credits included "A Night at the Opera" (1935), "A Day at the Races" (1937), "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" (1939), as a co-director for "The Wizard of Oz" (1939), "Kitty Foyle" (1940) and "Pride of the Yankees" (1942). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clara Louise Roush Wood (1886 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Jeane Wood (1909 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Memory, Lot 640
 
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Record added: Sep 09, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3563
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