Frank Borzage Overview:

Director, Frank Borzage, was born on Apr 23, 1893 in Salt Lake City, UT. Borzage died at the age of 69 on Jun 19, 1962 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



Frank Borzage was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning for Best Director for 7th Heaven and Bad Girl in 1927/28 and 1931/32 respectively.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1927/28Best Director7th Heaven (1927)N/AWon
1931/32Best DirectorBad Girl (1931)N/AWon

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

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A Farewell to Arms (, 1932)

By Judy on Mar 13, 2011 From Movie Classics

After seeing Borzage’s Depression drama?Man’s Castle, I??was keen to see more of his pre-Code work – and, having now seen ?A Farewell to Arms twice, must say I think it is a masterpiece. I’ll admit that I don’t remember Hemingway’s novel very well and am not sure ... Read full article

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Frank Borzage Facts
He separated from his wife in 1940. They divorced in 1941.

Brother of actor Danny Borzage.

Directed 2 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Janet Gaynor, Margaret Sullavan. Gaynor won, Sullavan didn't.

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