Jack Cummings
Date of Birth
Feb 16, 1900
Birth Place:
New Brunswick Canada


The nephew of mogul Louis B. Mayer,producer Jack Cummings spent most of his career at Mayer's own MGM. But while Mayer was not averse to nepotism, he also believed in the up-by-the-bootstraps work ethic; Cummings was started out as a lowly MGM office boy, climbing his way up the corporate ladder on his own volition rather than through the auspices of his uncle. Given his first writing and...