Frank Lloyd Overview:

Director, Frank Lloyd, was born on Feb 2, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. Lloyd died at the age of 74 on Aug 10, 1960 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



Frank Lloyd was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning two for Best Director for The Divine Lady and Cavalcade in 1928/29 and 1932/33 respectively.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1928/29Best DirectorThe Divine Lady (1929)N/AWon
1932/33Best DirectorCavalcade (1933)N/AWon
1935Best DirectorMutiny on the Bounty (1935)N/ANominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Oliver Twist (, 1922)

By Judy on Dec 7, 2012 From Movie Classics

After watching ’s early silent feature A Tale of Two Cities (1917), ?I couldn’t resist taking a look at the second Dickens silent he directed five years later. This one is much better-known, because it has a more famous cast, headed by Jackie Coogan as Oliver and Lon Chaney as... Read full article

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Is the only person to ever win a best director Oscar for a film (in this case The Divine Lady) that was not nominated for Best Picture.

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890- 1945". Pages 683-688. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

One of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

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