Leo McCarey

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 10/03/1896 († 72, 07/05/1969) | Los Angeles, California, USA
Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was involved in nearly 200 movies, the most well known today being Duck Soup, Make Way for Tomorrow, The Awful Truth, Going My Way, The Bells of St. Mary's, My Son John and An Affair to Remember. While focusing mainly on screwball comedies during the 1930s, McCarey turned towards producing more socially conscious and overtly religious movies during the 1940s, ultimately finding success and acclaim in both genres. McCarey was one of the most popular and established comedy directors of the pre-World War II era. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Romance / Love | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Leo McCarey

2x Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Story 3x Academy Award for Best Director 4x Academy Award for Best Story

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Movies with Leo McCarey as Actor(1)

as Passerby / Man in Overcoat / Carpet Sweeper (uncredited)1937 Make Way for Tomorrow

TV Shows/Series with Leo McCarey as Actor(1)

Movies with Leo McCarey as Crew(142)

Writing/Story1963 Move Over, Darling
Directing/Director1962 Satan Never Sleeps
Directing/Director1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Directing/Director1957 An Affair to Remember
Writing/Story1957 An Affair to Remember
Writing/Screenplay1957 An Affair to Remember
Sound/Songs1957 An Affair to Remember
Directing/Director1955 Tom and Jerry
Directing/Director1952 My Son John
Writing/Screenplay1952 My Son John
Writing/Story1952 My Son John
Production/Producer1952 My Son John
Directing/Director1950 You Can Change The World
Directing/Director1948 Good Sam
Directing/Director1945 The Bells of St. Mary's
Production/Producer1945 The Bells of St. Mary's
Writing/Story1945 The Bells of St. Mary's
Directing/Director1944 Going My Way
Production/Producer1944 Going My Way
Writing/Story1944 Going My Way
Directing/Director1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Writing/Screenplay1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Production/Producer1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Writing/Story1940 My Favorite Wife
Directing/Director1939 Love Affair
Production/Producer1939 Love Affair
Writing/Story1939 Love Affair
Writing/Original Story1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
Directing/Director1937 The Awful Truth
Production/Producer1937 The Awful Truth
Directing/Director1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
Production/Producer1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
Directing/Director1936 The Milky Way
Directing/Director1935 Ruggles of Red Gap
Directing/Director1934 Belle of the Nineties
Directing/Director1934 Six of a Kind
Directing/Director1933 Duck Soup
Directing/Director1932 The Kid from Spain
Directing/Director1931 Indiscreet
Directing/Director1930 Part Time Wife
Writing/Writer1930 Part Time Wife
Writing/Story1930 Hog Wild
Writing/Story1930 Blotto
Directing/Director1930 Wild Company
Writing/Writer1930 La vida nocturna
Writing/Story1930 Brats
Directing/Director1930 Let's Go Native
Production/Producer1930 Let's Go Native
Writing/Story1929 Movie Night
Writing/Writer1929 Angora Love
Directing/Director1929 Red Hot Rhythm
Writing/Story1929 Red Hot Rhythm
Writing/Story1929 Dad's Day
Writing/Writer1929 Going Ga-Ga
Production/Supervising Producer1929 Going Ga-Ga
Directing/Director1929 The Sophomore
Writing/Story1929 Crazy Feet
Writing/Story1929 Unaccustomed As We Are
Writing/Writer1929 Perfect Day
Directing/Director1929 Liberty
Writing/Writer1929 Liberty
Directing/Director1929 Madame Q
Writing/Story1929 Madame Q
Writing/Story1929 The Big Squawk
Directing/Director1929 Wrong Again
Writing/Story1929 Wrong Again
Directing/Director1929 Big Business
Writing/Writer1929 Bacon Grabbers
Writing/Writer1929 Men o'War
Writing/Writer1929 Hurdy Gurdy
Production/Supervising Producer1929 A Pair of Tights
Writing/Story1929 Snappy Sneezer
Writing/Story1929 Double Whoopee
Directing/Director1928 Pass the Gravy
Directing/Director1928 We Faw Down
Production/Supervising Producer1928 Feed 'em and Weep
Directing/Director1928 The Boy Friend
Writing/Writer1928 The Boy Friend
Writing/Writer1928 From Soup to Nuts
Directing/Director1928 Should Married Men Go Home?
Writing/Writer1928 Should Married Men Go Home?
Directing/Director1928 Habeas Corpus
Directing/Director1928 Two Tars
Directing/Director1928 The Finishing Touch
Directing/Director1927 Should Men Walk Home?
Production/Production Supervisor1927 The Battle of the Century
Production/Production Supervisor1927 Call of the Cuckoo
Writing/Story1927 The Second Hundred Years
Directing/Director1927 Should Second Husbands Come First?
Directing/Director1927 The Way of All Pants
Directing/Director1927 Flaming Fathers
Directing/Director1927 Prudence
Writing/Writer1927 Prudence
Directing/Director1927 Don't Tell Everything
Directing/Director1927 Sugar Daddies
Directing/Director1927 Eve's Love Letters
Directing/Director1927 Why Girls Say No
Writing/Story1927 Putting Pants on Philip
Directing/Director1926 Mum's the Word
Directing/Director1926 Mama Behave
Directing/Director1926 Tell Em Nothing
Directing/Director1926 Be Your Age
Directing/Director1926 Crazy Like a Fox
Directing/Director1926 Dog Shy
Directing/Director1926 Bromo and Juliet
Directing/Director1926 Charley My Boy!
Directing/Director1926 Mighty Like a Moose
Directing/Director1926 Long Fliv the King
Directing/Director1925 The Uneasy Three
Writing/Writer1925 The Uneasy Three
Directing/Director1925 Isn't Life Terrible?
Directing/Director1925 Innocent Husbands
Directing/Director1925 Hello Baby!
Directing/Director1925 What Price Goofy?
Directing/Director1925 The Rat's Knuckles
Directing/Director1925 His Wooden Wedding
Directing/Director1925 Should Husbands Be Watched?
Directing/Director1925 Big Red Riding Hood
Directing/Director1925 Fighting Fluid
Directing/Director1925 Looking for Sally
Writing/Writer1925 Looking for Sally
Directing/Director1925 Is Marriage the Bunk?
Directing/Director1925 No Father to Guide Him
Directing/Director1925 Bad Boy
Directing/Director1925 The Caretaker's Daughter
Directing/Director1924 Outdoor Pajamas
Directing/Director1924 Seeing Nellie Home
Directing/Director1924 Accidental Accidents
Directing/Director1924 Jeffries Jr.
Writing/Writer1924 Jeffries Jr.
Directing/Director1924 Publicity Pays
Writing/Writer1924 Publicity Pays
Directing/Director1924 Too Many Mammas
Directing/Director1924 Stolen Goods
Writing/Writer1924 Stolen Goods
Directing/Director1924 A Ten-Minute Egg
Directing/Director1924 Sittin' Pretty
Directing/Director1924 All Wet
Directing/Director1924 The Poor Fish
Directing/Director1924 Young Oldfield

Full Name: Leo McCarey
Born: 10/03 1896 (October) in Los Angeles
Died: Saturday, 07/05 1969 (July) in Santa Monica (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Southern California, USC Gould School of Law
Other names for Leo McCarey (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Leo Mc Carey"
Leo McCarey frequently works together with these people:
Hal Roach (56x, Crew)
Charley Chase (45x, Actor)
Stan Laurel (33x, Actor)
Oliver Hardy (31x, Actor)
Richard C. Currier (22x, Crew)
Charlie Hall (21x, Actor)
Edgar Kennedy (17x, Actor)
Martha Sleeper (16x, Actress)
Katherine Grant (13x, Actress)
Max Davidson (12x, Actor)
Ralph Edwards (2x, Actor)
John Wayne (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:199690, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 08/08/2019