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Director, Clarence Brown, was born Clarence Leon Brown on May 10, 1890 in Clinton, MA. Brown died at the age of 97 on Aug 17, 1987 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Brown was nominated for five Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1929/30||Best Director||Anna Christie (1930)||N/A||Nominated|
|1930/31||Best Director||A Free Soul (1931)||N/A||Nominated|
|1943||Best Director||The Human Comedy (1943)||N/A||Nominated|
|1945||Best Director||National Velvet (1944)||N/A||Nominated|
|1946||Best Director||The Yearling (1946)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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