Director, Ernest B. Schoedsack, was born Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack on Jun 8, 1893 in Council Bluffs, IA. Schoedsack died at the age of 86 on Dec 23, 1979 in Los Angeles County, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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