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Howard Hawks

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Actor / Aircraft Pilot | * 05/30/1896 († 81, 12/26/1977) | Goshen, Indiana, USA
Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era. Critic Leonard Maltin called him "the greatest American director who is not a household name." A versatile film director, Hawks explored many genres such as comedies, dramas, gangster films, science fiction, film noir, and westerns. His most popular films include Scarface (1932), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Only Angels Have Wings (1939), His Girl Friday (1940), To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep (1946), Red River (1948), The Thing from Another World (1951), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Howard Hawks

Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Howard Hawks as Actor(9)

as himself2010 Metropolis Refound
as Himself (archive footage)2006 Filmmakers in Action
as Man on Bed (uncredited)1932 Scarface
as German Pilot (uncredited)1930 The Dawn Patrol
as himself1925 1925 Studio Tour

Movies with Howard Hawks as Crew(79)

Production/Producer1970 Rio Lobo
Directing/Director1970 Rio Lobo
Production/Producer1967 El Dorado
Directing/Director1967 El Dorado
Directing/Director1965 Red Line 7000
Writing/Story1965 Red Line 7000
Production/Producer1965 Red Line 7000
Directing/Director1964 Man's Favorite Sport?
Production/Producer1964 Man's Favorite Sport?
Directing/Director1962 Hatari!
Production/Producer1962 Hatari!
Production/Producer1959 Rio Bravo
Directing/Director1959 Rio Bravo
Directing/Director1955 Land of the Pharaohs
Directing/Director1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Directing/Director1952 Monkey Business
Directing/Director1952 The Big Sky
Production/Producer1952 The Big Sky
Directing/Director1952 O. Henry's Full House
Production/Producer1951 The Thing from Another World
Directing/Director1949 I Was a Male War Bride
Directing/Director1948 Red River
Production/Producer1948 Red River
Crew/Presenter1948 Red River
Directing/Director1948 A Song Is Born
Directing/Director1946 The Big Sleep
Production/Producer1946 The Big Sleep
Directing/Director1944 To Have and Have Not
Production/Producer1944 To Have and Have Not
Production/Producer1943 Corvette K-225
Directing/Director1943 Corvette K-225
Directing/Director1943 The Outlaw
Writing/Screenplay1943 The Outlaw
Directing/Director1943 Air Force
Directing/Director1941 Sergeant York
Production/Producer1941 Sergeant York
Directing/Director1941 Ball of Fire
Directing/Director1940 His Girl Friday
Production/Producer1940 His Girl Friday
Writing/Story1939 Indianapolis Speedway
Directing/Director1939 Only Angels Have Wings
Writing/Story1939 Only Angels Have Wings
Production/Producer1939 Only Angels Have Wings
Directing/Director1938 Bringing Up Baby
Production/Producer1938 Bringing Up Baby
Directing/Director1936 Come and Get It
Directing/Director1936 Ceiling Zero
Directing/Director1936 The Road to Glory
Directing/Director1935 Barbary Coast
Directing/Director1934 Twentieth Century
Production/Producer1934 Twentieth Century
Directing/Director1934 Viva Villa!
Directing/Director1933 Today We Live
Production/Producer1933 Today We Live
Directing/Director1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
Directing/Director1932 The Crowd Roars
Writing/Story1932 The Crowd Roars
Directing/Director1932 Tiger Shark
Directing/Director1932 Scarface
Production/Producer1932 Scarface
Crew/Additional Writing1932 Scarface
Directing/Director1930 The Dawn Patrol
Writing/Adaptation1930 The Dawn Patrol
Production/Producer1930 The Criminal Code
Directing/Director1930 The Criminal Code
Directing/Director1928 Trent's Last Case
Directing/Director1928 The Air Circus
Directing/Director1928 A Girl in Every Port
Writing/Story1928 A Girl in Every Port
Directing/Director1928 Fazil
Directing/Director1927 The Cradle Snatchers
Directing/Director1927 Paid to Love
Directing/Director1926 Fig Leaves
Writing/Story1926 Fig Leaves
Directing/Director1926 The Road to Glory
Writing/Story1925 The Dressmaker from Paris
Writing/Writer1924 Tiger Love
Directing/Assistant Director1920 Dinty
Directing/Assistant Director1917 A Little Princess

Full Name: Howard Hawks
Born: 05/30 1896 (May) in Elkhart County
Died: Monday, 12/26 1977 (December) in Palm Springs (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Educated at: Cornell University, Cornell University College of Engineering, Phillips Exeter Academy
Spouses (current/former): Athole Shearer, Slim Keith, Dee Hartford
Children: Kitty Hawks
Siblings: William Hawks
Other names for Howard Hawks (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Howard Winchester Hawks"
Howard Hawks frequently works together with these people:
Seton I. Miller (9x, Crew)
Cary Grant (8x, Actor)
Ben Hecht (8x, Crew)
Dimitri Tiomkin (8x, Crew)
John Wayne (7x, Actor)
Walter Brennan (7x, Actor)
Edward Curtiss (7x, Crew)
Russell Harlan (7x, Crew)
Jules Furthman (6x, Crew)
Pat West (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10415, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/16/2019