Louis B. Mayer (1884–1957)

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KNOWN FOR 
Greed (1924) | That's Entertainment! (1974) | He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
AWARDS 
3 wins More »
AKA 
Louis Mayer
NICKNAMEs  
L.B., "the old gray Mayer"
BORN 
Jul 12, 1884 (died Oct 29, 1957)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Part 1 (Apr 5, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Himself - MGM Studio Head (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Gable and CrawfordGable and Crawford (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TrumboTrumbo Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007 $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Girl 27Girl 27 Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Royal Wedding: June, Judy and JaneRoyal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Pirate: A Musical Treasure ChestThe Pirate: A Musical Treasure Chest (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Private ScreeningsPrivate Screenings (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Child Stars (Oct 2, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stardust: The Bette Davis StoryStardust: The Bette Davis Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for GarboGarbo Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Facing the PastFacing the Past (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Irving Thalberg: Prince of HollywoodIrving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGMSo Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for On Your Marx, Get Set, Go!On Your Marx, Get Set, Go! (Video) Himself (photo) (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Love Find Andy Hardy IntroLove Find Andy Hardy Intro (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Cecil B. DeMille: American EpicCecil B. DeMille: American Epic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1993–2004 )  Less 1993–2004
  • Primary photo for Checking Out: Grand HotelChecking Out: Grand Hotel (Video) Himself - At the premiere (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1997–2003 )  Less 1997–2003
  • Primary photo for Begin the BeguineBegin the Beguine (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion DaviesCaptured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for E! Mysteries & ScandalsE! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1998–2000 )  Less 1998–2000
    • Ava Gardner (Jul 17, 2000) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Jean Harlow (May 11, 1998) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rat PackThe Rat Pack (TV Series) Himself  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Junket WhoreJunket Whore Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American DreamHollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Judy Garland's HollywoodJudy Garland's Hollywood (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' (TV Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American MoviesThe First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Casting CouchThe Casting Couch (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for MGM: When the Lion RoarsMGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of MagicThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Making of a Legend: Gone with the WindThe Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie) Himself - Head of MGM (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO StoryHollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
    • Dark Victory (Jul 31, 1987) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny CarsonJames Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Greta Garbo: The Temptress and the ClownGreta Garbo: The Temptress and the Clown (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Showbiz Goes to WarShowbiz Goes to War (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for HollywoodHollywood (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
    • Star Treatment (Mar 25, 1980) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood on TrialHollywood on Trial Himself (archive footage)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Dream FactoryHollywood: The Dream Factory (TV Movie) Himself - film clips (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Selznick YearsHollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
    • Episode #1.16 (Jan 19, 1964) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood and the StarsHollywood and the Stars (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
    • The Immortal Jolson (Oct 28, 1963) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Great StarsHollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Actor's and SinActor's and Sin Louis B. Mayer (Woman of Sin sequence) (archive footage)  Less 1952
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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