Mervyn Leroy Biography (1900-1987)



Born October 15, 1900, in San Francisco, CA; died of Alzheimer's disease, September 13, 1987, in Beverly Hills, CA; son of Harry and Edna (maiden name, Armer) LeRoy; married Kathryn Spiegel, 1946. Career: Director, producer,actor, and screenwriter. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best picture, 1940, for The Wizard of Oz; Academy Award nomination, bestdirector, 1942, for Random Harvest; Honorary Academy Award, 1946, forThe House I Live In(with Frank Ross); Victoire du Cinema Francais Award, 1954; Cecil B. DeMille Award, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, 1957;Academy Award, Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, 1976.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Birth Details
October 15, 1900
San Francisco, California, United States
Death Details
September 13, 1987
Beverly Hills, California, United States

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