Nagel, Conrad

Conrad Nagel (March 16, 1897 – February 24, 1970) began his acting career as a silent film star and matinee idol, who later became a film and TV performer. He was very active in The Lambs in his later years. He was also a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) serving as its president 1932-1933. He hosted and co-hosted the Academy Awards in 1930, 1932 and 1953. He was given an Honorary Academy Award for his work with the Motion Picture Relief Fund, and has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.