Alfred E. Green

Born in July 11th, 1889

From Perris, California, USA

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alfred E. Green (July 11, 1889 in Perris, California – September 4, 1960 in Hollywood, California) was a prolific movie director and assistant director. Green entered film in 1912 as an actor for the Selig Polyscope Company. He became an assistant to director Colin Campbell. He then started to direct two-reelers until he started features in 1917. Although his career lasted until the 1950s, Green directed a number of movies with major silent stars such as Mary Pickford, Wallace Reid, and Colleen Moore. In 1935, Green directed the movie Dangerous, with Bette Davis having the starring role. As a result, Davis won Best Actress for her performance. It was followed by Green's next success, The Jolson Story. However, The Jolson Story was followed by a string of B-movies. After retiring from motion pictures, Green directed several TV episodes. He was married to silent film actress Vivian Reed. They had three children, Douglas Green, Hilton A. Green, and Marshall Green, all whom worked as assistant directors. Green has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alfred E. Green,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.