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Sam Wood (I) (1883–1949)


Following a two-year apprenticeship under Cecil B. DeMille as assistant director, Samuel Grosvenor Wood had the good fortune to have assigned to him two of the biggest stars at Paramount during their heyday: Wallace Reid (between 1919 and 1920) and Gloria Swanson (from 1921 to 1923). By the time his seven-year contract with Paramount expired, the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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(1935)
Ivy Director
(1947)
(1939)
Kings Row Director
(1942)

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 1950 Ambush
 1947 Ivy
 1946 Heartbeat
 1945 Guest Wife
 1942 Kings Row
 1940 Kitty Foyle
 1940 Our Town
 1939 Gone with the Wind (uncredited)
 1939 Raffles
 1938 Stablemates
 1938 Lord Jeff
 1937 Madame X
 1937 The Good Earth (uncredited)
 1935 Whipsaw
 1935 Rendezvous (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Man (uncredited)
 1933 The Barbarian
 1932 Fast Life (uncredited)
 1932 Prosperity (uncredited)
 1932 Huddle (uncredited)
 1931 The Man in Possession (uncredited)
 1930 Paid
 1930 Way for a Sailor (uncredited)
 1930 The Sins of the Children (uncredited)
 1927 Rookies
 1924 The Female
 1924 Bluff
 1921 The Snob
 1920 Sick Abed
 1920 Double Speed
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

There is as much need for relief from comedy as from the starkest tragedy. Audiences may think that they'd like to laugh every minute, but they wouldn't. The emotional demands are just too great. That's why, in A Day at the Races (1937), the romance and music are included as interludes. See more »

Trivia:

Along with Ernst Lubitsch, Jack Conway, Michael Curtiz, Victor Fleming, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola, Herbert Ross and Steven Soderbergh, he is one of ten directors to have more than one film nominated for Best Picture in the same year and the only one to achieve this feat twice. Kitty Foyle (1940) and Our Town (1940) were both so nominated at the 13th Academy Awards in 1941 ... See more »

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Chad Applegate

Star Sign:

Cancer

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