Mervyn Leroy [1900-1987] enjoyed a lengthy film career as a prolific director and producer, directing more than 70 features (Little Caesar, Anthony Adverse, Random Harvest, Madame Curie, 1949's Little Women, Mister Roberts, The Bad Seed, No Time for Sergeants, Gypsy) and producing some 17 projects. In addition to an Oscar nomination for Best Director for Random Harvest, LeRoy won an honorary award from the Academy in 1946 (for tolerance short subject, The House I Live In), the Academy's Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1976 and won the Golden Globe's Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1957.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
Mervyn Leroy Facts
|Birthday||October 15, 1900|
|Birthplace||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Date of death||September 13, 1987 (age 86)|
|Height||5' 7½" (1m71) How tall is Mervyn Leroy compared to you?|
|Awards||1957 Golden Globe Awards: Cecil B. DeMille Award|