Henry King

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Birthday
24, 1886
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jun 29, 1982 (96)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1886
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Jun 29, 1982 (96)

About

One of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who directed films such as The Song of Bernadette and The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

Before Fame

He was employed with the Norfolk and Western Railroads.

Trivia

He directed over 100 films throughout his career. In 1956 he won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Directors Guild of America.

Family Life

He married his second wife Ida in 1959.

Associated With

He directed Gregory Peck in several films for 20th Century Fox.