Henry King

Henry King

Highest Rated: 100% The Bravados (1958)

Lowest Rated: 53% Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1955)

Birthday: Jan 24, 1886

Birthplace: Christiansburg, Virginia, USA

With a successful directing career, Henry King boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. King directed a variety of independent films in his early directing career, including such titles as "Southern Pride" (1917), "Hobbs in a Hurry" (1918) and "Tol'able David" (1921) with Richard Barthelmess. He also appeared in "The White Sister" (1923) with Lillian Gish, the drama "Romola" (1924) with Lillian Gish and the Ronald Colman action flick "The Winning of Barbara Worth" (1926). He continued to work in film in the thirties, directing motion pictures like the Jean Hersholt drama "The Country Doctor" (1936), the Simone Simon dramatic adaptation "Seventh Heaven" (1937) and the drama "In Old Chicago" (1938) with Tyrone Power. He also appeared in the musical "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1938) with Tyrone Power. In the latter half of his career, King directed the Dana Andrews drama "Deep Waters" (1948), "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949) and the Tyrone Power adventure "Prince of Foxes" (1949). He also appeared in the western "The Gunfighter" (1950) with Gregory Peck and "David and Bathsheba" (1951). King last directed the dramatic adaptation "Tender Is the Night" (1962) with Jennifer Jones. King was nominated for a Directing Academy Award for "The Song of Bernadette" in 1943 as well as for a Directing Academy Award for "Wilson" in 1944. King won a Best Director - Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "The Song of Bernadette" in 1943 as well as a Promoting International Understanding Golden Globe Award for "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" in 1955. King passed away in June 1982 at the age of 96.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% Tender Is the Night Director - 1962
No Score Yet 56% Beloved Infidel Director - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet This Earth Is Mine Director - 1959
100% 67% The Bravados Director - 1958
No Score Yet 38% The Sun Also Rises Director - 1957
83% 61% Carousel Director - 1956
No Score Yet 17% Untamed Director - 1955
53% 57% Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Director - 1955
No Score Yet 43% King of the Khyber Rifles Director - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wait 'Til the Sun Shines, Nellie Director - 1952
No Score Yet 64% O. Henry's Full House Director - 1952
100% 52% The Snows of Kilimanjaro Director - 1952
No Score Yet 33% I'd Climb the Highest Mountain Director - 1951
83% 31% David and Bathsheba Director - 1951
100% 89% The Gunfighter Director - 1950
No Score Yet 57% Prince of Foxes Director - 1949
96% 87% Twelve O'Clock High Director - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deep Waters Director - 1948
No Score Yet 59% Captain From Castile Director - 1947
No Score Yet 79% Margie Director - 1946
No Score Yet 29% A Bell for Adano Director - 1945
89% 42% Wilson Director - 1944
87% 80% The Song of Bernadette Director - 1943
83% 72% The Black Swan Director - 1942
No Score Yet 31% A Yank in the RAF Director - 1941
No Score Yet 56% Remember the Day Director - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Old New York Director - 1940
No Score Yet 40% Chad Hanna Director - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maryland Director - 1940
No Score Yet 50% Stanley and Livingstone Director - 1939
No Score Yet 67% Jesse James Director - 1939
80% 46% Alexander's Ragtime Band Director - 1938
No Score Yet 54% Seventh Heaven Director - 1937
67% 52% In Old Chicago Director - 1937
No Score Yet 53% Lloyd's of London Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ramona Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Country Doctor Director - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Way Down East Director - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet One More Spring Director - 1935
No Score Yet 20% Marie Galante Director - 1934
No Score Yet 57% State Fair Director - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hell Harbor Director - 1930
No Score Yet No Score Yet She Goes to War Director,
Executive Producer
- 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Woman Disputed Director - 1928
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Magic Flame Director - 1927
No Score Yet 40% The Winning of Barbara Worth Director - 1926
No Score Yet 75% Stella Dallas Director - 1925
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romola Director,
Producer
- 1924
No Score Yet 80% The White Sister Director,
Producer
- 1923
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Seventh Day Director,
Producer
- 1922
No Score Yet 73% Tol'able David Director,
Writer (Screenplay),
Producer
- 1921
No Score Yet No Score Yet Six Feet Four Director - 1919

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