John Ford

(Sean Aloysius O'Feeney)
Born: 2/1/1895
Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Academy Award-winning director known for his visually striking, well-acted movies, notably Westerns, that capture restless spirits trying to find a meaningful place in the world. His films include Stagecoach (1939), How Green Was My Valley (1941) and The Battle of Midway (1942).

Died: 8/31/1973
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