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John Ford
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John Ford


: 01 February 1895


: Aquarius


: 31 August 1973


: 78 years


  • John Ford was an American film director
When was John Ford born?01 February 1895
When did John Ford die? / Died31 August 1973
How many years did John Ford live? / Lived78 years
Zodiac sign:Aquarius

 John Ford facts

  • He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as the film The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • His four Academy Awards for Best Director (in 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1952) remain a record
  • One of the films for which he won the award, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture
  • In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed more than 140 films (although most of his silent films are now lost) and he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential film-makers of his generation
  • Ford's work was held in high regard by his colleagues, with Orson Welles and Ingmar Bergman among those who have named him one of the greatest directors of all time
  • Ford made frequent use of location shooting and long shots, in which his characters were framed against a vast, harsh and rugged natural terrain
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