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 349,104 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Henry Hathaway is the 218th most popular film director (down from 199th in 2019), the 1,430th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,331st in 2019) and the 61st 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 218 out of 1,580Before him are Vsevolod Pudovkin, Lucio Fulci, Stephen Frears, Alan J. Pakula, Barry Levinson, and Mario Bava. After him are Raoul Walsh, Terence Young, Steven Soderbergh, David Hamilton, Edwin S. Porter, and Franklin J. Schaffner.

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Among people born in 1898, Henry Hathaway ranks 58Before him are Hanns Eisler, Carl Clauberg, Felix Kersten, August Hirt, Howard Florey, and Salvatore Ferragamo. After him are Günther Korten, Kurt Tank, Julius Schaub, Emil Artin, Lotte Lenya, and Arletty. Among people deceased in 1985, Henry Hathaway ranks 33Before him are Elsa Morante, James Hadley Chase, Kyu Sakamoto, Donald O. Hebb, Méret Oppenheim, and André Kertész. After him are Jean-Marie Loret, Paul Flory, Tage Erlander, Cus D'Amato, Ian Stewart, and Kim Yong-sik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Hathaway ranks 1,430 out of 15,968Before him are Bessie Smith (1894), Fred Phelps (1929), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Bob Ross (1942), Elisha Gray (1835), and Katharine Ross (1940). After him are Lillian Asplund (1906), Sylvia Earle (1935), Liberace (1919), Raoul Walsh (1887), Herbert A. Hauptman (1917), and Michael Stuart Brown (1941).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Henry Hathaway ranks 61Before him are Gus Van Sant (1952), Nicholas Ray (1911), John Sturges (1910), Arthur Penn (1922), Alan J. Pakula (1928), and Barry Levinson (1942). After him are Raoul Walsh (1887), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Edwin S. Porter (1870), Roger Corman (1926), Stanley Kramer (1913), and Richard Fleischer (1916).