Clarence Brown

Born May 10, 1890

Clarence Brown was an American film director.

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1890 Birth Born on May 10, 1890.


1913 23 Years Old He later abandoned the car dealership after developing an interest in motion pictures around 1913. … Read More


1924 34 Years Old Brown moved to Universal in 1924, and then to MGM, where he stayed until the mid-1950s. … Read More


1935 45 Years Old He was nominated five times (see below) for the Academy Award as a director and once as a producer, but he never received an Oscar. However, he won Best Foreign Film for Anna Karenina, starring Garbo at the 1935 Venice International Film Festival. … Read More


1949 59 Years Old Brown himself received six Academy Award nominations and in 1949, he won the British Academy Award for the film version of William Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust.


1957 67 Years Old In 1957, Brown was awarded The George Eastman Award, given by George Eastman House for distinguished contribution to the art of film. … Read More
1960 70 Years Old On February 8, 1960, Brown received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1752 Vine Street, for his contributions to the motion pictures industry … Read More
1987 97 Years Old Brown died from kidney failure on August 17, 1987, at the age of 97. … Read More
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