|Died||September 13, 1987 86) (aged|
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)|
|Employer(s)||First National Pictures (1927–1929)|
Warner Bros. (1929–1938)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1938–1945) (1948–1954)
Warner Bros. (1955–1959)
|Children||2, including Warner LeRoy|
During the 1930s, LeRoy was one of the two great practitioners of economical and effective film directing at Warner Brothers studios, the other his cohort Michael Curtiz. LeRoy's most acclaimed films of his tenure at Warners include Little Caesar (1931), I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932), Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) and They Won't Forget (1937).