2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
is not one of those actors who'll bore you to death discussing acting. He'd rather bore you to death discussing golf.
He was largely responsible for the ultimate look of the characters in the film The Wizard of Oz
(1939). Richard Thorpe
, the film's first director, had decided on how the makeup should look, and had made some rather catastrophic decisions (see Buddy Ebsen
). He was eventually fired, and during a stopover at the film's set, Cukor gave some directorial suggestions (such as removing Judy Garland
He was often regarded as a "women's director" because his films frequently are centered around strong female characters.