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King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) 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.

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King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) 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.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 54

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 WyethDirector
1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to MetaphysicsDirector
1959 Solomon and ShebaDirector
1956 War and PeaceDirector
1955 Man Without a StarDirector
1952 Ruby GentryDirector
1952 Japanese War BrideDirector
1951 Lightning Strikes TwiceDirector
1949 Beyond the ForestDirector
1949 The FountainheadDirector
1948 On Our Merry WayDirector
1946 Duel in the SunDirector
1944 An American RomanceDirector
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.Director
1940 Comrade XDirector
1940 Northwest PassageDirector
1938 The CitadelDirector
1937 Stella DallasDirector
1936 The Texas RangersDirector
1935 So Red the RoseDirector
1935 The Wedding NightDirector
1934 Our Daily BreadDirector
1933 The Stranger's ReturnDirector
1932 CynaraDirector
1932 Bird of ParadiseDirector
1931 The ChampDirector
1931 Street SceneDirector
1930 Billy the KidDirector
1930 Not So DumbDirector
1929 HallelujahDirector
1928 Show PeopleDirector
1928 The PatsyDirector
1928 The CrowdDirector
1926 Bardelys the MagnificentDirector
1926 La BohèmeDirector
1925 The Big ParadeDirector
1925 Proud FleshDirector
1924 Wine of YouthDirector
1924 HappinessDirector
1924 Wild OrangesDirector
1923 Three Wise FoolsDirector
1922 Peg o' My HeartDirector
1921 Love Never DiesDirector
1921 The Sky PilotDirector
1920 The Jack-Knife ManDirector
1919 The Other HalfDirector
1918 Bud's RecruitDirector

Production

1952 Ruby GentryProducer
1944 An American RomanceProducer
1940 Comrade XProducer
1936 The Texas RangersProducer
1932 Bird of ParadiseProducer
1931 The ChampProducer
1930 Billy the KidProducer
1930 Not So DumbProducer
1928 Show PeopleProducer
1928 The PatsyProducer
1924 Wine of YouthProducer

Acting

The Men Who Made the Movies(1 episode)
1982 Love & Money as Walter Klein
1980 Hollywood(13 episodes)
1953 The Academy Awards(5 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)

Writing

1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to MetaphysicsWriter
1956 War and PeaceScreenplay
1944 An American RomanceStory
1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.Screenplay
1936 The Texas RangersStory
1934 Our Daily BreadStory
1928 The CrowdScreenplay
1923 Three Wise FoolsWriter

Crew

1964 Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to MetaphysicsCinematography

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