Clarence Leon Brown

Clarence Leon Brown

Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Aug 1987 (aged 97)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Statue niche 2352
Memorial ID 6679805 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. He was one of the most successful film directors of Hollywood's Golden Age. From 1920 to 1952, he made more than 50 films and was nominated for six Academy Awards. He discovered actress Greta Garbo and also is credited with advancing the early careers of Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Jimmy Stewart and Elizabeth Taylor. Some of his best credits include "The Eagle" (1925), "Navy Blues" (1929), "Anna Christi" (1930), "National Velvet" (1944), "The Yearling" (1946) and "It's a Big Country" (1951). He died of natural causes at age 97.

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