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Known For Directing

Known Credits 65

Gender Male

Birthday 1894-02-08

Day of Death 1982-11-01 (88 years old)

Place of Birth Galveston, Texas, USA

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Biography

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 the Academy Award for Best Director, 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).

Directing

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Acting

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Crew

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