John Ford Rank
About John Ford
John Ford was the professional alias of John Feeney, an American film director who worked in the movie industry for over 50 years. He gained repute for his work on films such as “The Grapes of Wrath”, “Stagecoach” and “How Green Was My Valley”.
He served in the US Navy during the Second World War. During this period, he made war films and documentaries.
He was the son of Barbara Curran and John Augustine Feeney. He was married to Mary McBride Smith from 1920 until his death. They had two children.
He won the “Academy Award for Best Director” four times for his films.
The John Ford Ireland was instituted by the Irish Film & Television in 2011 to honor his legacy.
John Ford Rank
John Ford's Popularity
John Ford was a famous American film director, who was born on February 1, 1894. As a person born on this date, John Ford is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (February 1) and the 8th most popular for the year (1894).
People born on February 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. John Ford is the 672nd most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to John Ford's birthday, John Ford is the 6308th most famous American.
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