Director and actor, most known for overseeing production on films like Declassee (1925), The Trespasser (1929), Grumpy (1930), and The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)
He emigrated from Pari to the United States and became a child actor.
He wrote and directed several films during the golden age of Hollywood.
He changed his last name from Gottlieb to Gardner upon moving to the United States.
Shirley Temple was another famous child actor.