Robert Z. Leonard (Director) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Robert Zigler Leonard was an American film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter.

Born: Robert Zigler Leonard, October 7, 1889, Chicago, Illinois
Died: August 27, 1968, Beverly Hills, California
Burial place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.
Occupation: Director, producer, actor, screenwriter
Years active: 1908–1957
Spouse(s): Mae Murray (1918–1925), Gertrude Olmstead (1926–1968)
IMDb: Robert Z. Leonard’s IMDb

About Robert Z. Leonard

Directed many films including The Divorcee and The Great Ziegfeld.

Before Fame

He studied law at the University of Colorado.


He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Family Life

He married his second wife Gertrude Olmstead in 1926.


He directed Luise Rainer in her Oscar-winning role from the 1936 film The Great Ziegfeld.

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