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Tony Scott ( 2006-03-17 )
Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever
Born: June 16, 1901 Oslo, Norway
Died: January 1, 1975 Santa Monica, CA
Pierson, who was raised in Seattle, made his Broadway debut in 1929 and then signed with Paramount Pictures. Paramount used him as a rehearsal director for DeMille and Ernst Lubitsch. He played in a couple films for Fox and returned to Broadway in 1935, marrying co-star Ruth Matteson in 1937. He returned to Hollywood in the 1940s and directed a handful of films before moving into television.
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