Director, Henry Hathaway, was born Marquis Henri Leonard de Fiennes on Mar 13, 1898 in Sacramento, CA. Hathaway died at the age of 86 on Feb 11, 1985 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Hathaway was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1935||Best Director||The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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