• February 8, 1894
  • Galveston, Texas
  • Male
  • American

King Vidor

Biography

King Wallis Vidor was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades. In 1979, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his "incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator." He was nominated five times for a Best Director Oscar, and won eight international film awards during his career. Vidor's best known films include The Big Parade (1925), The Crowd (1928), Stella Dallas (1937), and Duel in the Sun (1946). Contrary to common belief, he is not related to fellow director Charles Vidor. (cc-by-sa wikipedia)

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
Show People October 20, 1928
The Crowd March 3, 1928
Duel in the Sun September 12, 1947
The Wizard of Oz August 25, 1939
The Big Parade November 19, 1925