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Borzage, Frank

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Director

1894 – Born on the 23rd of April in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1912 – Started working in Hollywood as an actor.

1915 – His directorial debut came with his film The Pitch o’ Chance.

1916 – On 17th of June, he married vaudeville and film actress Lorena "Rena" B. Rogers in Los Angeles.

1924 – 1945 – He directed "Secrets", "The Lady", "Street Angel", "Lucky Star", "A Farewell to Arms’, "The Mortal Storm", "Strange Cargo", and "The Spanish Main".

1927 – Starred in the film, Seventh Heaven, and became the first person ever to win the Academy Award for Directing.

1941 – Divorce was granted on 22nd of January, Rena obtained $250,000 in damages and interest.

1962 – His last film work was sequences in Edgar G. Ulmer’s film L’Atlantide (Journey Beneath The Desert).

1962 – Died of cancer on 19th of June at the age of 68, and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.