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

John Ford


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)


Movie NameRelease Date
Stagecoach March 3, 1939
The Searchers May 26, 1956