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Birth Name: John N.B. Villiers-Farrow

Born: 10 February 1904 Died: 28 January 1963

Country of origin: Australia

Height: 5' 11"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Maureen O'Sullivan


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Description: John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career in the navy. In the late 1920s he came to Hollywood as a technical advisor for a film about Marines and stayed as a screenwriter, from A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927) through La fuga de Tarzán (1936). He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen O'Sullivan, in 1936. He began directing in 1937 (Men in Exile (1937) and West of Shanghai (1937)). He was injured while serving as a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy in World War II. After that he converted to Catholicism and wrote a biography of Thomas More, a history of the Papacy, a Tahitian/English dictionary and several ... (more)
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2. Hondo (1953)
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4. The Big Clock (1948)
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3. Ride, Vaquero! (1953)
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6
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4. John Paul Jones (1959)
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5.4
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5. The Common Law (1931)
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3. The Shrike (1955)
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