Sam Wood - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, music videos.
July 10, 1883, Philadelphia - September 22, 1949, Hollywood - American film director and film producer. Winner of a personal star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .
Sam Wood first worked as a real estate broker, and then worked on pipelines for oil companies.
Under the artistic pseudonym, Chad Applejet played several episodic roles in silent films, after which, in 1915, he stood on the other side of the camera forever when director Cecil Blount de Mille hired him as his assistant.
In 1919, Sam Wood directed his first film as an independent director, Double Speed ??.
Sam Wood was a staunch supporter of right-wing radical political views. He chaired the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals, a far-right organization that claims to be targeting "subversive elements" in Hollywood. He readily testified against the Commission on Un-American Activities, in particular against director Edward Dmitryk, who was then forced to leave the United States of America. Despite the fact that Sam Wood was one of the most successful and sought-after directors in the United States, his reputation as a person among fellow filmmakers and audiences has suffered greatly.
Samuel Grosvenor Wood died suddenly of myocardial infarction on September 22, 1949, at the age of sixty-six in Hollywood.
Sam Wood was buried in a cemetery at Glendale Memorial Park.
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