Tod Browning

American film director (1880-1962)

Tod Browning (born Charles Albert Browning, Jr.; July 12, 1880 – October 6, 1962) was an American motion picture actor, director and screenwriter.[1] Browning's career spanned the silent and talkie eras. Best known as the director of Dracula (1931),[2] the cult classic Freaks (1932),[3] and classic silent movies with Lon Chaney. Browning directed many movies in a wide range of genres.

Tod Browning
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Born
Charles Albert Browning, Jr.

(1880-07-12)July 12, 1880
DiedOctober 6, 1962(1962-10-06) (aged 82)
Cause of deathCancer
OccupationMovie actor, director, screenwriter
Years active1915–1946

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tod Browning". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. Mordaunt Hall (1931). "Dracula". The New York Times.
  3. "Freaks". The New York Times. 1932.

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