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Del Lord
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Birth Date:October 7, 1894
Astrology Sign:Libra
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Died Date:March 23, 1970

Occupation:Film/TV Director

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Del Lord

Biography:Del Lord (October 7, 1894 - March 23, 1970) was a film director and actor best known as a director of Three Stooges films.

Lord was born in the small town of Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Interested in the theatre, he traveled to New York City then when fellow Canadian, Mack Sennett offered him a job at his new Keystone Studios, Lord went on to work in Hollywood, California. There, he played the driver of the Keystone Kops police van, appearing in numerous of the successful films.

Given a chance to direct, Del Lord was responsible for a number of very successful comedies for Keystone and directed two feature films for Universal Pictures. However, the Great Depression devastated the film industry and Sennett was forced to close his studio in 1933. Work was scarce and Del Lord had to take a job selling used cars until a friend at Columbia Pictures offered him work.

From 1935 to 1945, Lord directed some of Columbia's fastest and funniest two-reelers and is credited with developing the unique comic style of the Three Stooges. In addition to more than 37 Stooges films, which he collaborated first with Jules White and then Hugh McCollum, over his career he directed or produced more than 200 motion pictures, included a number of feature films. Del Lord was replaced as a Stooges director by Edward Bernds in 1944 and retired from the motion picture business in 1951.

Del Lord died on March 23, 1970 in Calabasas, California and is interred in the Olivewood Cemetery, in Riverside, California.

A rock band of the 1980s, the Del Lords, was named after him.

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Del Lord's Personality Tarot Card The Hanged Man - Personality Card

Birthday: October 7, 1894

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.

Del Lord's Character Tarot Card The Empress - Character Card

Birthday: October 7, 1894

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Del Lord's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: October 7, 2017

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.




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