Director, Norman Taurog, was born Norman Rae Taurog on Feb 23, 1899 in Chicago, IL. Taurog died at the age of 82 on Apr 7, 1981 in Rancho Mirage, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Norman Taurog was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for Skippy in 1930/31.
|1930/31||Best Director||Skippy (1931)||N/A||Won|
|1938||Best Director||Boys Town (1938)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.