John Ford
  • February 1, 1894
  • Cape Elizabeth, Maine
  • Male
  • American

John Ford

Biography

John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an Irish-American film director. 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. (cc-by-sa wikipedia)

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
How Green Was My Valley April 9, 1942
Rio Grande November 15, 1950
7 Women January 7, 1966
Wagon Master April 22, 1950
Fort Apache June 14, 1948
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon October 22, 1949
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance April 22, 1962
My Darling Clementine November 1, 1946
How the West Was Won February 20, 1963
Stagecoach March 3, 1939
The Searchers May 26, 1956