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Henry Hathaway

1898 - 1985

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Henry Hathaway (March 13, 1898 – February 11, 1985) was an American film director and producer. He is best known as a director of Westerns, especially starring Randolph Scott and John Wayne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Hathaway has received more than 512,642 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Hathaway is the 270th most popular film director (down from 218th in 2019), the 1,844th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,429th in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Film Director.

Henry Hathaway was a film director. He is most famous for his films The Sons of Katie Elder, True Grit, and The Unforgiven.

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Among film directors, Henry Hathaway ranks 270 out of 1,581Before him are John Schlesinger, Patrice Chéreau, Henri Verneuil, Damiano Damiani, Tobe Hooper, and George Roy Hill. After him are Jean Rouch, Leo McCarey, Krzysztof Zanussi, Gabriel Axel, Dušan Makavejev, and Jacques Becker.

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Among people born in 1898, Henry Hathaway ranks 70Before him are August Hirt, Ernő Gerő, Randolph Scott, Julius Schaub, Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, and Giuseppe Saragat. After him are Leo McCarey, Inejiro Asanuma, Helmuth von Pannwitz, Matvei Zakharov, Leopold Infeld, and Jean Borotra. Among people deceased in 1985, Henry Hathaway ranks 48Before him are Alexander Pokryshkin, Kirill Moskalenko, Cus D'Amato, Jean-Marie Loret, Kim Yong-sik, and Tancredo Neves. After him are David Byron, Eric Voegelin, Ruth Gordon, Louise Brooks, Zarifa Aliyeva, and Michael Redgrave.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Hathaway ranks 1,844 out of 18,182Before him are Lily Tomlin (1939), Jan-Michael Vincent (1944), Tom Wolfe (1930), Barbara Bach (1947), Steve Vai (1960), and Leonard Bloomfield (1887). After him are Rick Riordan (1964), Theda Bara (1885), Leo McCarey (1898), Albert King (1923), Scott McKenzie (1939), and Eartha Kitt (1927).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Henry Hathaway ranks 77Before him are Stanley Donen (1924), Edwin S. Porter (1870), Tex Avery (1908), Zack Snyder (1966), Tobe Hooper (1943), and George Roy Hill (1921). After him are Leo McCarey (1898), Paul Schrader (1946), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Roger Corman (1926), Darren Aronofsky (1969), and Michael Bay (1965).