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Louis B. Mayer (1884–1957)


Mayer was born Lazar Meir in the Ukraine and grew up in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after his parents fled Russian oppression in 1886. He had a brutal childhood, raised in poverty and suffering physical and emotional abuse from his nearly-illiterate peddler father. In the early 1890s, he changed his name to Louis and fudged his birth date to... See full bio »

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The Great Secret Producer
(1917)
Rose o' the Sea Additional Crew
(1922)
A Midnight Romance Additional Crew
(1919)
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 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (leadership: MGM)
 1928 West of Zanzibar (presenter)
 1926 Memory Lane (presenter)
 1926 Mike (presenter)
 1925 Fine Clothes (presenter)
 1925 The Unholy Three (presenter)
 1925 The White Desert (presenter)
 1925 Proud Flesh (presenter)
 1925 The Sporting Venus (presenter)
 1925 Man and Maid (presenter)
 1925 Confessions of a Queen (presenter)
 1925 The Denial (presenter)
 1925 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (presenter)
 1925 Lady of the Night (presenter)
 1925 The Great Divide (presenter)
 1925 Excuse Me (presenter)
 1924 The Dixie Handicap (presenter)
 1924 Greed (presenter)
 1924 The Wife of the Centaur (presenter)
 1924 So This Is Marriage? (presenter)
 1924 The Silent Accuser (presenter)
 1924 The Snob (presenter)
 1924 HE Who Gets Slapped (presenter)
 1924 Married Flirts (presenter)
 1924 His Hour (presenter)
 1924 The Red Lily (presenter)
 1924 Sinners in Silk (presenter)
 1924 Wine of Youth (presenter)
 1924 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (presenter)
 1924 Bread (presenter)
 1924 Why Men Leave Home (presenter)
 1924 Women Who Give (presenter)
 1923 The Eternal Struggle (presenter)
 1923 Strangers of the Night (presenter)
 1923 The Famous Mrs. Fair (presenter)
 1922 Hearts Aflame (presenter)
 1922 Rose o' the Sea (presenter)
 1922 One Clear Call (presenter)
 1922 The Woman He Married (presenter)
 1922 A Question of Honor (presenter)
 1922 The Song of Life (presenter)
 1921 Her Mad Bargain (presenter)
 1921 The Invisible Fear (presenter)
 1921 The Child Thou Gavest Me (presenter)
 1921 Sowing the Wind (presenter)
 1921 Habit (presenter)
 1920 Old Dad (presenter)
 1920 Harriet and the Piper (presenter)
 1920 The Woman in His House (presenter)
 1920 The Fighting Shepherdess (presenter)
 1919 The Bishop's Emeralds (presenter)
 1919 A Midnight Romance (presenter)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 16 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 48 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Mayer

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There's only one way to succeed in this business. Step on those guys. Gouge their eyes out. Trample on them. Kick them in the balls. You'll be a smash. See more »

Trivia:

Had appeared as a character in the musical play "In Hell With Harlow". See more »

Nickname:

"the old gray Mayer" See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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