Norman Z. McLeod
|Norman Z. McLeod|
|Born||Norman Zenos McLeod
September 20, 1898
Grayling, Michigan, USA
|Died||January 27, 1964
Hollywood, California, USA
|Occupation||Film director, cartoonist, writer|
McLeod made several successful and influential movies such as Taking A Chance (1928), Monkey Business (1931), Horse Feathers (1932), Alice in Wonderland (1933), Topper (1937), and Merrily We Live (1938). Other memorable films directed by McLeod includes It's a Gift (1934) with W. C. Fields, the Danny Kaye comedy, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), and The Paleface starring Bob Hope (1948).
He was educated at the University of Washington and spent two years as a fighter pilot in the Army Air Service in France during World War I. He was married to Evelyn Ward. He died, aged 65, following a stroke.
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