Inducted to the Walk of Fame on February 8, 1960 with 1 star. Comments
Ernest B. Schoedsack
Quick Facts
Born:
June 8,
Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA
Died:
December 23,
Ethnicity:
Caucasian

Ernest Beaumont Schoedsack was an American motion picture cinematographer, director, and producer.

Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Schoedsack is probably best remembered for being the co-director of the 1933 film, King Kong.

His eyesight was severely damaged in World War II, yet he continued to direct films afterwards. He directed Mighty Joe Young at RKO in 1949, which was a reunion film of the main King Kong creative team .

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