Leo McCarey avatar

Leo McCarey

Leo McCarey Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1898
Place of Birth California
Death day July 5, 1969 (70 years old)
Zodiac Sign Libra
 Astrology Birth Chart of Leo McCarey
🎉 Countdown to Leo McCarey's birthday 🎂
  • -- Days
  • -- Hours
  • -- Minutes
  • -- Seconds
Leo McCarey

Thomas Leo McCarey is an American director, screenwriter and producer. He has appeared in nearly 200 films, the best known today are Duck Soup, Make Way for Tomorrow, The Awful Truth, Going My Way, The Bells of St. Mary, My Son John and A Case to Remember. While focusing primarily on video game comedies in the 1930s, McCarey turned to producing more overtly religious and socially conscious films in the 1940s, eventually finding found and acclaimed success in both genres. McCarey was one of the most famous and popular comedy directors of the pre-WWII era.

Born Thomas Leo McCarey, October 03, 1898, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died July 05, 1969, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
Alma mater USC Gould School of Law
Occupation Director, producer, screenwriter
Political party Republican
Children 1
Relatives Ray McCarey (brother)
IMDb Leo McCarey's IMDb

About Leo McCarey

Directed many films including Duck Soup from 1933, The Awful Truth from 1937, Going My Way from 1944, and An Affair to Remember from 1957.

Leo McCarey before fame

He graduated from the University of Southern California law school.

Achievement of Leo McCarey

He was honored with his first Academy Award for directing for The Awful Truth.

Leo McCarey family life

He married Stella Martin.

Associations of Leo McCarey

He helped develop the onscreen character of Stan Laurel.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Leo McCarey

  • Filmmakers from Hal Roach Studios
  • Winner of the Academy's best story award
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Director
  • Winner of the award for best director
  • Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Town of Culver

Latest information about Leo McCarey updated on June 17 2021.

All the latest news & top stories related to Leo McCarey