Frank Lloyd

1886 - 1960

Film director. Born in Glasgow, the son of a music-hall performer, Lloyd was destined for the stage. He travelled to the USA in 1913, arriving in Holywood. He acted in at least 50 films (1913-16) and directed more than 120 (1914-55). He was also a producer and writer. His most notable directing roles were Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), Under Two Flags (1936), If I Were King (1938) and The Last Command (1955).

Lloyd was one of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He died at Santa Monica in California.

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