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Norman Taurog (Norman Rae Taurog)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
A successful child actor (on stage from 1907) and rather less successful romantic lead, baby-faced Norman Taurog found being behind the camera a more rewarding experience. Before becoming a director, he paid his dues as a prop man and editor. By 1919, he was put in charge of two-reel comedies, starring the comic Larry Semon. These films were made on the East Coast and it was not until 1926, that Taurog moved to Hollywood. His directing career really took off with the coming of sound, and he soon acquired a reputation as a specialist in light comedy. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Hollywood Rhythm 1934

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Character: Himself

This Is Elvis 1981

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Directing