Sam Wood

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 07/10/1883 († 66, 09/22/1949) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Samuel Grosvenor Wood (July 10, 1883 – September 22, 1949) was an American film director and producer, who is best known for having directed such Hollywood hits as A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, and The Pride of the Yankees, and for his uncredited work directing parts of Gone with the Wind. He was also involved in a few acting and writing projects. As a youth Wood developed an enthusiasm for physical fitness that persisted into his senior years and influenced his interest in making sports-themed films. Wood advanced from making largely competent yet routine pictures in the 1920s and 1930s to directing a number of highly regarded works during the 1940s at the peak of his abilities, among them Kings Row (1942) and ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Sam Wood

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 3x Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Sam Wood as Actor(1)

as Wounded Soldier (uncredited)1917 The Little American

Movies with Sam Wood as Crew(93)

Directing/Director1950 Ambush
Production/Producer1950 Ambush
Directing/Director1949 The Stratton Story
Directing/Director1948 Command Decision
Directing/Director1947 Ivy
Production/Executive Producer1947 Ivy
Directing/Director1946 Heartbeat
Directing/Director1945 Guest Wife
Directing/Director1945 Saratoga Trunk
Directing/Director1944 Casanova Brown
Directing/Director1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Production/Producer1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Directing/Director1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Directing/Director1942 Kings Row
Directing/Director1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
Directing/Director1940 Our Town
Directing/Director1940 Kitty Foyle
Directing/Director1940 Rangers of Fortune
Directing/Director1939 Raffles
Directing/Director1939 Gone with the Wind
Directing/Director1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Directing/Director1938 Stablemates
Directing/Director1938 Lord Jeff
Production/Producer1938 Lord Jeff
Directing/Director1937 Navy Blue and Gold
Production/Producer1937 Navy Blue and Gold
Directing/Director1937 The Good Earth
Directing/Director1937 A Day at the Races
Production/Producer1937 A Day at the Races
Directing/Director1937 Madame X
Directing/Director1936 The Unguarded Hour
Directing/Director1935 Whipsaw
Production/Producer1935 Whipsaw
Directing/Director1935 Rendezvous
Directing/Director1935 A Night at the Opera
Directing/Director1935 Let 'em Have It
Directing/Director1934 Hollywood Party
Directing/Director1934 Stamboul Quest
Production/Producer1934 Stamboul Quest
Directing/Director1933 The Barbarian
Production/Producer1933 The Barbarian
Sound/Music1933 The Barbarian
Directing/Director1933 Christopher Bean
Directing/Director1933 Hold Your Man
Production/Producer1933 Hold Your Man
Directing/Director1932 Huddle
Production/Producer1932 Huddle
Directing/Director1932 Prosperity
Production/Producer1932 Prosperity
Directing/Director1931 The Man in Possession
Production/Producer1931 The Man in Possession
Directing/Director1931 A Tailor-Made Man
Production/Producer1931 A Tailor-Made Man
Directing/Director1930 The Sins of the Children
Production/Producer1930 The Sins of the Children
Directing/Director1930 Paid
Directing/Director1930 Way for a Sailor
Production/Producer1930 Way for a Sailor
Directing/Director1930 They Learned About Women
Directing/Director1930 The Girl Said No
Directing/Director1929 It's a Great Life
Directing/Director1929 So This Is College
Production/Producer1929 So This Is College
Directing/Director1928 The Latest from Paris
Directing/Director1928 Telling the World
Directing/Director1927 The Fair Co-Ed
Directing/Director1927 Rookies
Directing/Director1926 Fascinating Youth
Directing/Director1926 One Minute to Play
Directing/Director1924 The Next Corner
Directing/Director1924 The Female
Directing/Director1924 The Mine with the Iron Door
Directing/Director1923 His Children's Children
Directing/Director1923 Prodigal Daughters
Directing/Director1923 Bluebeard's 8th Wife
Directing/Director1922 My American Wife
Directing/Director1922 Beyond the Rocks
Directing/Director1922 Her Gilded Cage
Directing/Director1922 Her Husband’s Trademark
Directing/Director1922 The Impossible Mrs. Bellew
Directing/Director1921 The Great Moment
Directing/Director1921 Don't Tell Everything
Directing/Director1921 Peck's Bad Boy
Writing/Adaptation1921 Peck's Bad Boy
Directing/Director1921 Under the Lash
Directing/Director1920 What's Your Hurry?
Directing/Director1920 Her First Elopement
Directing/Director1920 The Dancin' Fool
Directing/Director1920 Excuse My Dust
Directing/Assistant Director1920 Why Change Your Wife?
Directing/Director1920 Double Speed
Directing/Director1920 Sick Abed

Full Name: Sam Wood
Born: Tuesday, 07/10 1883 (July) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 09/22 1949 (September) in Hollywood (aged: 66)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Other names for Sam Wood (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Сэм Вуд"
Sam Wood frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (22x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (16x, Crew)
Gloria Swanson (11x, Actress)
Alfred Gilks (10x, Crew)
Dolly Tree (8x, Crew)
Frank Butler (7x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (7x, Crew)
John F. Seitz (7x, Crew)
Polly Moran (7x, Actress)
Bess Flowers (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10229, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/10/2021