Jack Conway

Director, Actor, Assistant director
Long-time MGM director of action films, occasional romantic comedies and dramas and a variety of sturdy if not outstanding star vehicles; began career acting in D. W. Griffith films.
Born: 07/17/1887 in Graceville, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Director (31)

Dragon Seed 1944 (Movie)

(Director)

Boom Town 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

A Tale of Two Cities 1934 (Movie)

(Director)

The Easiest Way 1930 (Movie)

(Director)

Our Modern Maidens 1928 (Movie)

(Director)

Brown of Harvard 1926 (Movie)

(Director)

A Yank at Oxford (Movie)

(Director)

Another Man's Shoes (Movie)

(Director)

Bringing Up Father (Movie)

(Director)

Come Through (Movie)

(Director)

Hell Below (Movie)

(Director)

Honky Tonk (Movie)

(Director)

Julia Misbehaves (Movie)

(Director)

Lady of the Tropics (Movie)

(Director)

Let Freedom Ring (Movie)

(Director)

Love Crazy (Movie)

(Director)

New Moon (Movie)

(Director)

Northwest Passage (Movie)

(Director)

Red Headed Woman (Movie)

(Director)

Riders of the Dawn (Movie)

(Director)

Saratoga (Movie)

(Director)

Step on It! (Movie)

(Director)

The Gay Bride (Movie)

(Director)

The Girl from Missouri (Movie)

(Director)

The Hucksters (Movie)

(Director)

The Killer (Movie)

(Director)

The Unholy Three (Movie)

(Director)

They Learned About Women (Movie)

(Director)

Too Hot to Handle (Movie)

(Director)

Twelve Miles Out (Movie)

(Director)

Viva Villa! (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (3)

Broadway Nights (Movie)

(Intertitle Writer)

Coney Island (Movie)

(Intertitle Writer)

Stocks and Blondes (Movie)

(Intertitle Writer)
Actor (2)

Red Headed Woman (Movie)

(Actor)

The Killer (Movie)

William Sanborn (Actor)

Biography

Long-time MGM director of action films, occasional romantic comedies and dramas and a variety of sturdy if not outstanding star vehicles; began career acting in D. W. Griffith films.

Relationships

Viola Barry

Wife
married 1911

Virginia Bushman

Wife
Married 1926 until his death 1952

Pat Conway

Son

EDUCATION

Graceville High School

Graceville , Minnesota

Milestones

1915

Short film directing debut, "The Old High Chair"; feature film directing debut, "The Penitentes"

1912

Began movie acting career appearing in some 18 shorts

1911

Entered films joining Bison company in January

1907

Stage acting debut (stock)

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