Howard Dietz
Date of Birth
Sep 08, 1896
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Publicist Howard Dietz is the man who came up with MGM's motto Ars Gratia Artis and the distinctive logo featuring Leo the Lion. Before coming to the film industry, the New York City-born Dietz served with the Navy during WW I. After his discharge from the Navy he worked as both a reporter and an advertising executive before becoming publicity director of Goldwyn Pictures in 1924, staying with...