Edgar Selwyn

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Birthday
20, 1875
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 13, 1944 (68)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1875
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 13, 1944 (68)

About

Filmmaker and co-founder of Goldwyn Pictures. He was also remembered for directing The Sin of Madelon Claudet from 1931.

Before Fame

He started his career as an actor before becoming a producer and head of a studio.

Trivia

He had a ticket aboard the infamous Titanic, but he didn't end up on the ship.

Family Life

He and his brother Archie co-founded the production company The Selwyns, which produced Broadway shows.

Associated With

He founded Goldwyn Pictures, which would later become MGM Studios where producer Fred Quimby worked.