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Norman Taurog
Birth: Feb. 23, 1899
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1981
Rancho Mirage
Riverside County
California, USA

Academy Award-winning Motion Picture Director. During a career which spanned the 1920s through 1960s, he won an Oscar as Best Director for the 1931 film "Skippy," which starred Jackie Cooper (Taurog's nephew). He also directed several films starring Elivs Presley, including "G.I. Blues" (1960), "Blue Hawaii" (1961), "Girls! Girls! Girls!" (1962), "It Happened at the World's Fair" (1963), "Tickle Me" (1965), "Spinout" (1966), "Double Trouble" (1967), "Speedway" (1968), and "Live a Little, Love a Little" (1968). Other popular films include "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1938), "Boys Town" (1938), for which he was nominated for an Oscar, and several comedies starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, among them "Jumping Jacks" (1952), "The Stooge" (1953), "The Caddy" (1953), "Living It Up" (1954), "You're Never Too Young" (1955), and "Pardners" (1956). (bio by: A.J.) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Dec 10, 2002
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Norman Taurog
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