John Ford (Februar 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) wis an American film director. He is renawned baith for Westerns sic as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), an The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as weel as adaptations o clessic 20t-century American novelles sic as the film The Grapes of Wrath (1940).

John Ford
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Ford in 1946
BornJohn Martin Feeney
1 Februar 1894(1894-02-01)
Cape Elizabeth, Maine, U.S.
Died31 August 1973(1973-08-31) (aged 79)
Palm Desert, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
Painch cancer
Restin place
Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Californie[1]
ThriftFilm director/producer
Years active1917–1966
Hauf-marrae(s)Mary McBride Smith (m. 1920)
Militar career
AllegianceUnitit States Unitit States
Service/branchUS Navy
US Naval Reserve
Years o service1942–45 (active)
1946–62 (reserve)
RankCommander (active)
Rear Admiral (reserve)
Battles/warsWarld War II


  1. John M. Ford at Find a Grave (in Inglis)