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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1894-02-08

Day of Death 1982-11-01

Place of Birth Galveston, Texas, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1980 Metaphor: King Vidor Meets with Andrew Wyeth Director
1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics Director
1959 Solomon and Sheba Director
1956 War and Peace Director
1955 Man Without a Star Director
1952 Ruby Gentry Director
1952 Japanese War Bride Director
1951 Lightning Strikes Twice Director
1949 Beyond the Forest Director
1949 The Fountainhead Director
1948 On Our Merry Way Director
1946 Duel in the Sun Director
1944 An American Romance Director
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. Director
1940 Comrade X Director
1940 Northwest Passage Director
1938 The Citadel Director
1937 Stella Dallas Director
1936 The Texas Rangers Director
1935 So Red the Rose Director
1935 The Wedding Night Director
1934 Our Daily Bread Director
1933 The Stranger's Return Director
1932 Cynara Director
1932 Bird of Paradise Director
1931 The Champ Director
1931 Street Scene Director
1930 Billy the Kid Director
1930 Not So Dumb Director
1929 Hallelujah Director
1928 Show People Director
1928 The Patsy Director
1928 The Crowd Director
1926 Bardelys the Magnificent Director
1926 La Bohème Director
1925 The Big Parade Director
1925 Proud Flesh Director
1924 Wine of Youth Director
1924 Happiness Director
1924 Wild Oranges Director
1923 Three Wise Fools Director
1922 Peg o' My Heart Director
1921 Love Never Dies Director
1921 The Sky Pilot Director
1920 The Jack-Knife Man Director
1919 The Other Half Director
1918 Bud's Recruit Director

Writing

1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics Writer
1956 War and Peace Screenplay
1944 An American Romance Story
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. Screenplay
1936 The Texas Rangers Story
1934 Our Daily Bread Writer Story
1928 The Crowd Screenplay
1924 Wild Oranges Adaptation
1923 Three Wise Fools Writer
1921 Love Never Dies Adaptation
1919 The Other Half Story
1918 Bud's Recruit Scenario Writer

Production

1952 Ruby Gentry Producer
1944 An American Romance Producer
1940 Comrade X Producer
1936 The Texas Rangers Producer
1932 Bird of Paradise Producer
1931 The Champ Producer
1930 Billy the Kid Producer
1930 Not So Dumb Producer
1928 Show People Producer
1928 The Patsy Producer
1924 Wine of Youth Producer
1921 Love Never Dies Producer
1920 The Jack-Knife Man Producer

Acting

The Men Who Made the Movies (1 episode)
2005 Filmmakers vs. Tycoons as Himself (archive footage)
1982 Love and Money as Walter Klein
1980 Hollywood (13 episodes)
1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics as Narration (as Nicholas Rodiv)
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episodes)
1949 It's a Great Feeling as Himself, Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
1940 Northward, Ho! as Himself
1928 Show People as Himself (uncredited)
1923 Souls for Sale as Himself - Celebrity Director (uncredited)
1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages as Extra (uncredited)

Crew

1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics Cinematography

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