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Herbert Brenon
Birth: Jan. 13, 1880
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: Jun. 21, 1958
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Director. A former vaudeville performer, he directed 38 motion pictures in a career that spanned from 1913 to 1940. Among his notable productions were the first screen adaptations of "Peter Pan" (1924), "Beau Geste" (926) and "The Great Gatsby" (1926). He was nominated for a Best Direct Academy Award for his 1927 film "Sorrell and Son". 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 69, Columbine Path, Lot 13
 
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Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Jul 16, 2003
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