Melville Shyer

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Birthday
28, 1895
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 14, 1968 (72)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1895
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 14, 1968 (72)

About

Screenwriter and director, best known for being one of the founders of the Director's Guild of America.

Before Fame

He was born in the South, in Chattanooga, TN.

Trivia

He was close friends with D.W. Griffith.

Family Life

He was the child of Hattie and Charles Richard. His son is acclaimed director Charles Shyer, who produced The Parent Trap (1998).

Associated With

Along with actor-director James Cromwell, he was among the first few members of the Director's Guild.