Leo McCarey

Leo McCarey - World Screen Magazine Pictorial [China] (January 1999)
1898 - 1969

Leo McCarey  American Director


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Leo McCarey passed away on 5th Jul 1969 aged 70.


Leo McCarey was in relationships with Stella Martin and Ginger Rogers.


American Director Leo McCarey passed away on 5th Jul 1969 Santa Monica, Ca. aged 70. Born Thomas Leo McCarey on 3rd October, 1898 (Libra) in Los Angeles, Ca. and educated at Los Angeles High School, Leo McCarey is most remembered for Make Way for Tomorrow (1937). His zodiac sign is Libra.

Leo McCarey is a member of the following lists: Best Directing Academy Award winners, Burials at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City and Best Story Academy Award winners.


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First Name Leo
Last Name McCarey
Full Name at Birth Thomas Leo McCarey
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd October, 1898
Birthplace Los Angeles, Ca.
Died 5th July, 1969
Place of Death Santa Monica, Ca.
Cause of Death emphysema
Height 5' 9¼" (176 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Los Angeles High School
University USC (law)
Occupation Text director, screenwriter and producer
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Friend John Ford, Frank Capra, Tod Browning
Associated People Gloria Swanson, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields, Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Mae West, Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Harold Lloyd, Stan Laurel

Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was a three-time Academy Award winning American film director, screenwriter and producer. He was involved in nearly 200 movies, the most well known today being Duck Soup, Make Way for Tomorrow, The Awful Truth, Going My Way and An Affair To Remember.

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