Director, Robert Z. Leonard, was born Robert Zigler Leonard on Oct 7, 1889 in Chicago, IL. Leonard died at the age of 78 on Aug 27, 1968 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Leonard was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1929/30||Best Director||The Divorcee (1930)||N/A||Nominated|
|1936||Best Director||The Great Ziegfeld (1936)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.