John Waters

Film director

1893 – 1965

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Who was John Waters?

John Waters was an American film director, second unit director and earlier an assistant director whose career began in the early days of silent film and culminated in two consecutive Academy Award nominations in the newly instituted category of Best Assistant Director, with the second nomination, for MGM's Viva Villa!, winning him an Oscar statuette at the 7th Academy Awards on February 27, 1935.

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Born
Oct 31, 1893
New York City
Also known as
  • Johnnie Waters
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
May 5, 1965
Hollywood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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