Legendary director, John Ford, was born John Martin Feeney on Feb 1, 1894 in Cape Elizabeth, ME. Ford died at the age of 79 on Aug 31, 1973 in Palm Desert, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
John Ford was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning four for Best Director for The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley and The Quiet Man in 1935, 1940, 1941 and 1952 respectively.
|1935||Best Director||The Informer (1935)||N/A||Won|
|1939||Best Director||Stagecoach (1939)||N/A||Nominated|
|1940||Best Director||The Grapes of Wrath (1940)||N/A||Won|
|1941||Best Director||How Green Was My Valley (1941)||N/A||Won|
|1952||Best Picture||The Quiet Man (1952)||N/A||Nominated|
|1952||Best Director||The Quiet Man (1952)||N/A||Won|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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