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John Farrow

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 02/10/1904 († 58, 01/28/1963) | Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)
John Villiers Farrow, KGCHS (10 February 1904 – 27 January 1963) was an Australian film director, producer, and screenwriter. Spending a considerable amount of his career in the United States, in 1942 he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for Wake Island, and in 1957 he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Around the World in Eighty Days. He had seven children by his wife, actress Maureen O'Sullivan, including actress Mia Farrow. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for John Farrow

Commander of The Order of The British Empire Knight Grand Cross in The Order of The Holy Sepulchre Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
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Movies with John Farrow as Actor(1)

as Edward Stuart Godfrey1959 Forbidden Island

Movies with John Farrow as Crew(74)

Directing/Director1959 John Paul Jones
Writing/Writer1959 John Paul Jones
Directing/Director1957 The Unholy Wife
Production/Producer1957 The Unholy Wife
Directing/Special Guest Director1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Writing/Screenplay1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Directing/Director1956 Back from Eternity
Production/Producer1956 Back from Eternity
Directing/Director1955 The Sea Chase
Production/Producer1955 The Sea Chase
Directing/Director1954 A Bullet Is Waiting
Directing/Director1953 Hondo
Directing/Director1953 Plunder of the Sun
Directing/Director1953 Ride, Vaquero!
Directing/Director1952 Botany Bay
Directing/Director1951 His Kind of Woman
Production/Producer1951 His Kind of Woman
Directing/Director1951 Submarine Command
Directing/Director1951 Red Mountain
Directing/Director1950 Where Danger Lives
Directing/Director1950 Copper Canyon
Directing/Director1949 Alias Nick Beal
Directing/Director1949 Red Hot and Blue
Writing/Screenplay1949 Red Hot and Blue
Directing/Director1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Directing/Director1948 The Big Clock
Directing/Director1948 Beyond Glory
Directing/Director1947 Easy Come, Easy Go
Directing/Director1947 Blaze of Noon
Directing/Director1947 California
Production/Producer1947 California
Directing/Director1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Directing/Director1946 Calcutta
Directing/Director1945 You Came Along
Directing/Director1944 The Hitler Gang
Directing/Director1943 China
Directing/Director1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn
Directing/Director1942 Wake Island
Directing/Director1940 Married and in Love
Directing/Director1940 A Bill of Divorcement
Directing/Director1939 Women in the Wind
Directing/Director1939 Sorority House
Directing/Director1939 The Saint Strikes Back
Directing/Director1939 Reno
Directing/Director1939 Full Confession
Directing/Director1939 Five Came Back
Directing/Director1938 My Bill
Directing/Director1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
Directing/Director1938 Broadway Musketeers
Directing/Director1938 The Invisible Menace
Directing/Director1938 Comet Over Broadway
Directing/Director1937 West Of Shanghai
Directing/Director1937 She Loved a Fireman
Directing/Director1937 Men in Exile
Directing/Director1936 Tarzan Escapes
Writing/Screenplay1935 Last of the Pagans
Directing/Director1934 The Spectacle Maker
Writing/Writer1934 The Spectacle Maker
Writing/Screenplay1932 The Impassive Footman
Writing/Screenstory1931 The Common Law
Writing/Adaptation1931 A Woman of Experience
Writing/Screenplay1931 A Woman of Experience
Writing/Dialogue1931 A Woman of Experience
Writing/Writer1931 Their Mad Moment
Writing/Story1930 The Bad One
Writing/Dialogue1930 Inside the Lines
Writing/Writer1930 Seven Days' Leave
Writing/Writer1929 Wolf Song
Writing/Screenplay1929 The Wheel of Life
Writing/Screenplay1928 The Woman from Moscow
Writing/Story1928 The Blue Danube
Writing/Adaptation1928 The First Kiss
Writing/Writer1928 Ladies of the Mob
Writing/Writer1927 The Wreck of the Hesperus

Born: Wednesday, 02/10 1904 (February) in Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)
Died: Monday, 01/28 1963 (January) in Beverly Hills (aged: 58)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Maureen O'Sullivan
Children: Mia Farrow, Patrick Villiers Farrow, Tisa Farrow, Stephanie Farrow, Prudence Farrow
Father: Joseph Farrow
Mother: Lucy Savage
Other names for John Farrow (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Villiers Farrow"
John Farrow frequently works together with these people:
Eda Warren (18x, Crew)
Hans Dreier (14x, Crew)
Sam Comer (12x, Crew)
Frank Faylen (11x, Actor)
Jonathan Latimer (11x, Crew)
Ross Dowd (11x, Crew)
Philip Van Zandt (11x, Actor)
Wally Westmore (11x, Crew)
Edith Head (10x, Crew)
James Burke (9x, Actor)
Victor Young (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:164076, Added: 07/06/2018, Last updated: 06/12/2024