Director of movies such as for example Skippy, Boys City, and G.We. Blues. He was a kid actor and produced his film debut when he was 13 years of age in the film Tangled Relationships. He became the youngest movie director to get an Academy Award when the 1931 film Skippy received 1st place. He wedded his second wife Susan Ream Broderick in 1944. He was Jackie Cooper’s uncle.