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John Farrow (I) (1904–1963)

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 Tarzan Escapes (1936). He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen O'Sullivan, in 1936. He began directing in 1937 (... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Alternate Names:

John V. Farrow | John Villiers Farrow

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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He met his future wife Maureen O'Sullivan during the filming of Just Imagine (1930), in which she played LN-18. See more »

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Aquarius

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