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Tod Browning

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Theatre Director | * 07/12/1880 († 82, 10/06/1962) | Louisville, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Tod Browning (born Charles Albert Browning Jr.; July 12, 1880 – October 6, 1962) was an American film director, film actor, screenwriter, vaudeville performer, and carnival sideshow and circus entertainer, he directed a number of films of various genre between 1915 and 1939, but was primarily known for horror films. He was often cited in the trade press as the Edgar Allan Poe of cinema. Browning's career spanned the silent film and sound film eras. Browning is known as the director of Dracula (1931), Freaks (1932), and his silent film collaborations with Lon Chaney and Priscilla Dean. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Horror

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Movies with Tod Browning as Actor(5)

as Harbormaster (voice) (uncredited)1931 Dracula
as himself1925 1925 Studio Tour
as James Hadley, the boss1914 Bill Joins the W.W.W.'s

Movies with Tod Browning as Crew(76)

Writing/Story2002 London After Midnight
Writing/Story1946 Inside Job
Directing/Director1939 Miracles for Sale
Directing/Director1936 The Devil-Doll
Production/Producer1936 The Devil-Doll
Writing/Screenstory1936 The Devil-Doll
Directing/Director1935 Mark of the Vampire
Production/Producer1935 Mark of the Vampire
Writing/Story1935 Mark of the Vampire
Directing/Director1933 Fast Workers
Production/Producer1933 Fast Workers
Directing/Director1932 Freaks
Production/Producer1932 Freaks
Directing/Director1931 Dracula
Production/Producer1931 Dracula
Writing/Writer1931 Dracula
Directing/Director1931 Iron Man
Production/Producer1931 Iron Man
Directing/Director1930 Outside the Law
Writing/Writer1930 Outside the Law
Directing/Director1929 The Thirteenth Chair
Production/Producer1929 The Thirteenth Chair
Directing/Director1929 Where East Is East
Writing/Story1929 Where East Is East
Directing/Director1928 West of Zanzibar
Production/Producer1928 West of Zanzibar
Directing/Director1928 The Big City
Writing/Story1928 The Big City
Directing/Director1927 London After Midnight
Production/Producer1927 London After Midnight
Writing/Story1927 London After Midnight
Directing/Director1927 The Show
Production/Producer1927 The Show
Directing/Director1927 The Unknown
Writing/Story1927 The Unknown
Writing/Writer1927 The Unknown
Directing/Director1926 The Blackbird
Writing/Story1926 The Blackbird
Directing/Director1926 The Road to Mandalay
Writing/Story1926 The Road to Mandalay
Directing/Director1925 The Mystic
Writing/Story1925 The Mystic
Directing/Director1925 The Unholy Three
Production/Producer1925 The Unholy Three
Directing/Director1925 Dollar Down
Directing/Director1923 Drifting
Writing/Writer1923 Drifting
Directing/Director1923 White Tiger
Writing/Screenplay1923 White Tiger
Directing/Director1923 The Day of Faith
Directing/Director1922 Under Two Flags
Writing/Writer1922 Under Two Flags
Directing/Director1921 Outside the Law
Writing/Writer1921 Outside the Law
Writing/Screenplay1921 Outside the Law
Writing/Story1921 Outside the Law
Directing/Director1921 No Woman Knows
Writing/Writer1921 No Woman Knows
Directing/Director1920 The Virgin of Stamboul
Writing/Scenario Writer1920 The Virgin of Stamboul
Directing/Director1919 The Exquisite Thief
Directing/Director1919 A Petal on the Current
Directing/Director1919 The Wicked Darling
Directing/Director1918 The Deciding Kiss
Directing/Director1918 The Brazen Beauty
Directing/Director1918 Set Free
Writing/Writer1918 Set Free
Directing/Director1918 The Eyes of Mystery
Directing/Director1917 Hands Up!
Directing/Director1917 A Love Sublime
Writing/Writer1917 A Love Sublime
Directing/Second Assistant Director1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
Writing/Screenplay1916 Sunshine dad
Directing/Director1915 The Lucky Transfer

Full Name: Tod Browning
Born: Monday, 07/12 1880 (July) in Louisville, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 10/06 1962 (October) in Santa Monica (aged: 82)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Alice Wilson
Other names for Tod Browning (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Charles Albert Browning, Jr."
"Charles Albert Browning"
Tod Browning frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (16x, Crew)
Waldemar Young (12x, Crew)
Lon Chaney (11x, Actor)
Irving Thalberg (10x, Crew)
John George (8x, Actor)
Joseph Farnham (8x, Crew)
D. W. Griffith (7x, Crew)
Priscilla Dean (7x, Actress)
Errol Taggart (7x, Crew)
Wilfred Lucas (7x, Actor)
William Fildew (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:59499, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2022