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Lloyd c. 1939
Frank William George Lloyd|
2 February 1886
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
10 August 1960 (aged 74)|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)|
|Occupation||film director, scriptwriter and producer|
Frank William George Lloyd (2 February 1886 – 10 August 1960) was a British-born American film director, scriptwriter, producer, and actor. He was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and was its president from 1934-35.
Lloyd was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His mother Jane was Scottish and his father Edmund was Welsh, LLoyd started his career in stage actor and as a singer in London. He is Scotland's first Academy Award winner and is unique in film history, having received three Oscar nominations in 1929 for his work on a silent film (The Divine Lady), a part-talkie (Weary River) and a full talkie (Drag). He won for The Divine Lady. He was nominated and won again in 1933 for his adaptation of Noël Coward's Cavalcade and received a further Best Director nomination in 1935 for perhaps his most successful film, Mutiny on the Bounty.
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