Person - King, Henry (1886-1982)

King, Henry (1886-1982)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

King, Henry (1886-1982)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Virginia (Estados Unidos)  1886-01-24 - California (Estados Unidos)  1982-06-29

History:

Henry King was an American actor, film director and producer. He is considered one of the greatest film directors of classic movies. King was one of the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He began his career in show business but soon focused on direction. His first movies were silent, and adapted himself quite well to talking films, giving more complexity to his works. He was really interested in aviation and served during Second World War as officer. The thirties and the fourties were the height of his career. During those years, he filmed several movies that led him to recieve numerous nominations and awards, for him and for his actors and team. Among the most famous and outstanding movies are: "The White Sister" (1923), "Romola" (1924), "State Fair" (1933), "Way Down East" (1935), "The Black Swan" (1942), "The Song of Bernadette" (1943) and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (1952).

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Virginia (Estados Unidos) in 1886-01-24

Lugar de Defunción:

California (Estados Unidos) in 1982-06-29

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Varón

Related Authorities

Brower, Otto (1895-1946)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

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External Links

Recurso electrónico:

IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

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Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

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