Frank Borzage

Born Apr 23, 1894

Frank Borzage was an American film director and actor.

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1894 Birth The Borzaga family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where Frank Borzage was born in 1894, and the family remained based until 1919. … Read More


1912 18 Years Old In 1912, Frank Borzage found employment as an actor in Hollywood, and remained in the profession until 1917.


1915 21 Years Old His directorial debut came in 1915 with his film, The Pitch o' Chance.
1916 22 Years Old On June 7, 1916, Borzage married vaudeville and film actress Lorena "Rena" Rogers in Los Angeles and remained married until 1941.


1931 37 Years Old …  He won a second Oscar for 1931's Bad Girl. … Read More


1945 51 Years Old In 1945, he married Edna Stillwell Skelton, the ex-wife of comedian Red Skelton; they were divorced in 1949.
1948 54 Years Old After 1948, his output was sporadic. … Read More


1955 61 Years Old In 1955 and 1957, Borzage was awarded The George Eastman Award, given by George Eastman House for distinguished contribution to the art of film.
1962 68 Years Old Borzage died of cancer in 1962, aged 68, and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
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