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John Ford

Accomplished Western director ( Stagecoach, The Quiet Man ).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

John Ford Facts

Birth NameSean Aloysius O'Fearna
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1894
BirthplaceCape Elizabeth, Maine, USA
Date of deathAugust 31, 1973 (age 79)
Awards1953 Academy Awards: Best Director (for The Quiet Man)
1942 Academy Awards: Best Director (for How Green Was My Valley)
1941 Academy Awards: Best Director (for The Grapes of Wrath)
1936 Academy Awards: Best Director (for The Informer)

Selected Filmography

The Quiet Man
Rio Grande
The Searchers
Donovan's Reef
John Wayne: The Ultimate Collection: 25 Movie Classics
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
The Grapes Of Wrath
The John Ford Story
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