Norman Taurog

Born in February 23rd, 1899

From Chicago, Illinois, USA

Norman Taurog Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Norman Rae Taurog (February 23, 1899 - April 7, 1981) was an American film director and screenwriter. Between 1920 and 1968, Taurog directed over 140 films, and directed Elvis Presley in more movies than any other director (nine, starting with G.I. Blues (1960)). He won the 1931 Academy Award for Best Director for the film Skippy and still holds the record as the youngest director (32) to win it.

He was later nominated for Best Director for the 1938 film, Boys Town. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Norman Taurog has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1600 Vine Street. Description above from the Wikipedia article Norman Taurog, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Norman Taurog Filmography

Speedway Poster
June 12, 1968
Double Trouble Poster
April 5, 1967
Spinout Poster
December 14, 1966
Tickle Me Poster
June 30, 1965
Palm Springs Weekend Poster
November 5, 1963