William Le Baron
Date of Birth
Feb 16, 1883
Birth Place:
Elgin, IL

Biography

American producer William LeBaron left New York University with dreams of becoming a playright. This dream came to fruition, after which LeBaron signed on as managing editor of Collier's magazine. His instinctive sense of what constituted a good story enabled LeBaron to take charge of the East Coast branch of Famous Players/Lasky Studios in 1924. LeBaron had an overriding fascination with low...