Inducted to the Walk of Fame on February 8, 1960 with 1 star. Comments
Quick Facts
Born:
February 13,
Paris, France
Died:
June 13,
Ethnicity:
Caucasian

George Fitzmaurice was a film director and producer. Fitzmaurice's career first started as a set designer on stage. Beginning in 1914 until his death in 1940, he directed over 80 films, including several successful movies such as The Son of the Sheik, Raffles, Mata Hari, and Suzy.

At the beginning of his directorial career Fitzmaurice was astute at directing stage actresses in their initial films when the first wave of great Broadway stars migrated to motion pictures during the WW1 era, including Mae Murray, Elsie Ferguson, Fannie Ward, Helene Chadwick, Irene Fenwick, Gail Kane and Edna Goodrich.

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