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      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.

      Photos

      THE SUN ALSO RISES, from left, director Henry King, Ava Gardner, Tyrone Power, Mel Ferrer, 1957, TM & Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp CAROUSEL, Gordon MacRae with director, Henry King, on location, 1956, TM and Copyright (c)20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved REMEMBER THE DAY, director Henry King discussing an upcomin scene with Claudette Colbert, on set, 1941. ©20th Century-Fox Film Corporation, TM & Copyright TENDER IS THE NIGHT, director Henry King (bowtie) being interviewed at movie premiere, 1962, TM & Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 47% Tender Is the Night Director - 1962
      No Score Yet 55% Beloved Infidel Director - 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet This Earth Is Mine Director - 1959
      100% 68% The Bravados Director - 1958
      No Score Yet 38% The Sun Also Rises Director - 1957
      71% 61% Carousel Director - 1956
      No Score Yet 17% Untamed Director - 1955
      53% 56% Love Is a Many Splendored Thing Director - 1955
      No Score Yet 43% King of the Khyber Rifles Director - 1953
      No Score Yet 67% O. Henry's Full House Director - 1952
      75% 52% The Snows of Kilimanjaro Director - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wait 'Til the Sun Shines, Nellie Director - 1952
      No Score Yet 50% I'd Climb the Highest Mountain Director - 1951
      60% 33% David and Bathsheba Director - 1951
      94% 89% The Gunfighter Director - 1950
      No Score Yet 59% Prince of Foxes Director - 1949
      96% 86% Twelve O'Clock High Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Deep Waters Director - 1948
      No Score Yet 60% Captain From Castile Director - 1947
      No Score Yet 80% Margie Director - 1946
      No Score Yet 25% A Bell for Adano Director - 1945
      89% 41% Wilson Director - 1944
      88% 80% The Song of Bernadette Director - 1943
      83% 73% The Black Swan Director - 1942
      No Score Yet 50% Remember the Day Director - 1941
      No Score Yet 31% A Yank in the RAF Director - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Maryland Director - 1940
      No Score Yet 40% Chad Hanna Director - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Little Old New York Director - 1940
      No Score Yet 54% Stanley and Livingstone Director - 1939
      No Score Yet 66% Jesse James Director - 1939
      83% 46% Alexander's Ragtime Band Director - 1938
      No Score Yet 54% Seventh Heaven Director - 1937
      67% 53% In Old Chicago Director - 1937
      No Score Yet 55% 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 20% Way Down East Director - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One More Spring Director - 1935
      No Score Yet 20% Marie Galante Director - 1934
      100% 55% State Fair Director - 1933
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I Loved You Wednesday Director,
      Producer
      - 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 45% 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 75% The White Sister Director,
      Producer
      - 1923
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Seventh Day Director,
      Producer
      - 1922
      No Score Yet 72% Tol'able David Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1921
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Six Feet Four Director - 1919