Arthur Pierson

born: 16 June 1901
died: 01 January 1975
Santa Monica, California,
United States of America
(heart attack, age 73)

Norweigan-born actor, raised in Seattle, Washington who made his Broadway debut in 1929 and then signed up with Paramount Pictures as a rehearsal director for Cecil B. DeMille and Ernst Lubitsch. In 1937 he married one of his co-stars, Ruth Matteson. He returned to Hollywood in the 1940s and directed a handful of films before moving into television, later becoming an executive at Hanna-Barbera.

Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


The Devil's Brother

This page was last updated on: 16 June 2019