John Ford

John Ford
1894 - 1973

John Ford  American Director


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Rest in peace.


John Ford was previously married to Mary Ford (1920 - 1973).

John Ford was in a relationship with Katharine Hepburn (1935).

John Ford had an encounter with Maureen O'Hara.


American Director John Ford was born John Martin Feeney on 1st February, 1894 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA and passed away on 31st Aug 1973 Palm Desert, California, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for How Green Was My Valley. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

John Ford is a member of the following lists: American film directors, Best Director Academy Award winners and Cancer deaths in California.


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Dating1 - - -
Married1 55 years, 8 months - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total3 55 years, 8 months 18 years, 6 months -


First Name John
Middle Name Martin
Last Name Feeney
Full Name at Birth John Martin Feeney
Alternative Name Sean Aloysius Feeny, John Martin Feeney, John Feeney, John Ford, Sean Aloysius O'Fearna
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st February, 1894
Birthplace Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA
Died 31st August, 1973
Place of Death Palm Desert, California, USA
Cause of Death Stomach cancer
Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Director, Producer, Writer
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame How Green Was My Valley
Year(s) Active 1917–66, 1917–1966, 1913–1966
Brother Francis Ford, Edward O'Fearna
Friend Howard Hawks, John Wayne, Victor McLaglen, James Stewart, Ward Bond, Spencer Tracy (Their friendship ended when Tracy began his lifelong affair with Katharine Hepburn. John Ford was in love with her first), Barry Fitzgerald, Leo McCarey, David Niven, Maureen O'hara, Frank Borzage, William Wyler, Iron Eyes Cody, Gene Markey, Myrna Loy, Ingmar Bergman, Merian C. Cooper, Dorothy Spencer, George O'Brien, Thomas Mitchell, Helen Hayes
Associated People Mervyn Leroy, Henry Hathaway

John Martin Feeney (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973), known professionally as John Ford, was an American film director and naval officer. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as The Grapes of Wrath (1940). He was the recipient of five Academy Awards including a record four wins for Best Director.

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John Ford79 AquariusDirector
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Maureen O'Hara95 LeoActress
Mary Ford85 Virgo


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BarbaraFemaleMary Ford


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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 20

1640 Vine Street

mfan0825mfan0825Nov 1, 2007

Handsome man and a brilliant director!!!

joi bennettApr 16, 2007

one handsome man

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