William LeBaron

William LeBaron

LeBaron in 1920
Born (1883-02-16)February 16, 1883
Elgin, Illinois
Died February 9, 1958(1958-02-09) (aged 74)
Santa Monica, California
Other names William Le Baron
Occupation Film producer
Years active 19201947

William LeBaron (February 16, 1883  February 9, 1958) was an American film producer.


LeBaron's film credits included Cimarron, the film that won the Academy Award for Outstanding Production at the 4th Academy Awards ceremony for 1930/1931.

In addition to being a producer, LeBaron served as the last production chief of Film Booking Offices of America and at FBO's successor, RKO Pictures, where he was replaced by David O. Selznick.

LeBaron was married to Mabel Hollins, a British musical comedy actress. He is buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.

Selected filmography

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