John Farrow

Film director

1904 – 1963

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Who was John Farrow?

John Villiers Farrow, CBE KGCHS was an Australian-born American film director, producer and screenwriter. In 1957, he won the Academy Award for Best Writing/Best Screenplay for Around the World in Eighty Days and in 1942 he was nominated as Best Director for Wake Island.

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Born
Feb 10, 1904
Sydney
Also known as
  • John N.B. Villiers-Farrow
  • John Villiers Farrow
  • John V. Farrow
  • John Villiers Farrow, CBE KGCHS
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Spouses
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Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Australia
Profession
Died
Jan 27, 1963
Beverly Hills
Resting place
Holy Cross Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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