Irving G. Thalberg was a filmmaker during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He dazzled Hollywood during the 1920s and 30s with a series of films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that were considered to have reached new heights of both in art and profitability. For his creative vision, he eventually earned the nickname "Boy Wonder".
An accolade, the annual Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, was named in Thalberg's honor and given to "creative producers personally responsible for a consistently high quality of motion picture production".
Personality and traits
Irving G. Thalberg was a creative businessman who was best known for making films. He was considered by many people to be a genius, even a quiet "Titan" in his own way due his creativity and consistently high quality while working on the films that helped him cement his legacy as a Hollywood legend, earning him the nickname of "Boy Wonder".
Behind the scenes
Bill Cusack played Irving Thalberg in Young Indiana Jones and the Hollywood Follies.
- The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles – "Young Indiana Jones and the Hollywood Follies" → Hollywood Follies
- Irving Thalberg - Hollywood's Boy Wonder (Non-fiction source)