In the 1930s, Lewis Milestone was amongst the most celebrated of Hollywood directors. Born in Russia in 1898, he arrived in America as a teenager, got into films in the silent days, and was directing before he was thirty. His most famous film remains "All Quiet On The…more
Milestone won a Kinema Junpo Award in 1931 for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was All Quiet on the Western Front.
Milestone directed his first film, Positive, in 1918.
Milestone was married to actress Kendall Lee from 1936 until her death in 1978.
Milestone has a Star on the Walk of Fame.
Milestone stood 5'7" tall.