Frank Lloyd

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Frank Lloyd
Frank Lloyd (director).jpg
Born 2 February 1886
Glasgow, UK
Died 10 August 1960 (aged 74)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Frank Lloyd (2 February 1886 – 10 August 1960) was a film director, scriptwriter and producer. Lloyd was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,[1] and its president between 1934 and 1935.

Frank Lloyd was 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.

Honours[edit]

In 1957, Lloyd was awarded the George Eastman Award, given by George Eastman House for distinguished contribution to the art of film.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pawlak, Debra. "The Story of the First Academy Awards". The Mediadrome. Retrieved 23 April 2007. 
  2. ^ The George Eastman Award

External links[edit]

Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
J. Theodore Reed
President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1934–1935
Succeeded by
Frank Capra