King Vidor

Director · Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 67
King Wallis Vidor was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades. In 1979, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his "incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator." He was nominated five times for a Best Director Oscar, and won eight international film awards during his career. read more

King Wallis Vidor was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades. In 1979, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his "incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator." He was nominated five times for a Best Director Oscar, and won eight international film awards during his career. Vidor's best known films include The Big Parade (1925), The Crowd (1928), Stella Dallas (1937), and Duel in the Sun (1946). Contrary to common belief, he is not related to fellow director Charles Vidor.

Birth Name

King Wallis Vidor

Born

Thursday, 08 February 1894

Died

Monday, 01 November 1982

Actor Filmography

And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
The Story of Film: An Odyssey Self 2011
Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood Self 2005
Fellini Narrates: A Discovered Self-Portrait Himself (archive footage) / Self 2000
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
American Masters Self 1986
Love & Money Walter Klein 1981
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1981
Hollywood Self, Self - Interviewee 1980
The Metaphor Self 1980
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
The Story of Film: An Odyssey Self 2011
Irving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood Self 2005
Fellini Narrates: A Discovered Self-Portrait Himself (archive footage) / Self 2000
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
American Masters Self 1986
Love & Money Walter Klein 1981
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1981
Hollywood Self, Self - Interviewee 1980
The Metaphor Self 1980
The 51st Annual Academy Awards Self - Honorary Award Recipient 1979
The 50th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1978
Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics Narration (as Nicholas Rodiv) / Narration 1964
30 Years of Fun (archive footage) 1963
It's a Great Feeling King Vidor 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
Northward, Ho! Himself / Self 1940
Our Daily Bread Farmer Yelling 'Let It Go!' 1934
Show People King Vidor 1928
1925 Studio Tour Self - a Director / Himself 1925
Souls for Sale King Vidor 1923
Intolerance Extra 1916

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1957OscarBest Director Nominated
1957Golden GlobeBest Director Nominated
1939OscarBest Director Nominated
1932OscarBest Director Nominated
1929OscarBest Director, Dramatic Picture Nominated
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