Cyril Gardner

May 30, 1898


Paris-born Cyril Gardner moved to England at an early age, making his first film-acting appearance in his teens. Following several successful seasons as a stage director, Gardner was brought to Hollywood in 1929 to co-write Gloria Swanson's talkie debut, The Trespasser. He went on to co-direct Royal Family of Broadway (1930) and Grumpy (1931) with… More


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