Awards & Winners

Louis B. Mayer

Date of Birth 12-July-1884
Place of Birth Minsk
(Belarus, Minsk Region, Russian Empire)
Nationality Belarus, United States of America
Also know as Louis Mayer, Ezemiel Mayer, L.B., Lazar Mayer, Lazar Meir, Louis Burt Mayer, The old gray Mayer
Profession Film Producer
Louis Burt Mayer was an American film producer. He is generally cited as the creator of the "star system" within Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in its golden years. He was one of the founders of AMPAS famous for its "Oscars" Academy Award. Known always as Louis B. Mayer and often simply as "L.B.", he believed in wholesome entertainment and went to great lengths so that MGM had "more stars than there are in the heavens".

Awards by Louis B. Mayer

Check all the awards nominated and won by Louis B. Mayer.


Academy Honorary Award
(for distinguished service to the motion picture industry)