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Norman Taurog

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Norman Rae Taurog (February 23, 1899 - April 7, 1981) was an American film director and screenwriter. Between 1920 and 1968, Taurog directed over 140 films, and directed Elvis Presley in more movies than any other director (nine, starting with G.I. Blues (1960)). He won the 1931 Academy Award for Best Director for the film Skippy and still holds the record as the youngest director (32) to win it. He was later nominated for Best Director for the 1938 film, Boys Town. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Norman Taurog has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1600 Vine Street. Description above from the Wikipedia article Norman Taurog, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 23, 1899 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
3
First Appeared:
In the movie Hollywood Rhythm 1934-11-15
Latest Project:
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself 2004-02-25
Known For
Poster of Judy Garland: By Myself
Poster of This Is Your Life
Poster of Hollywood Rhythm
Filmography
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself Himself 2004-02-25
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Hollywood Rhythm Unknown 1934-11-15