Victor Fleming

Director Victor Fleming Full Name: Victor Fleming
Nationality: American

Profession: Director
Why Famous: He is best known for the films "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind" for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director.

Born: February 23, 1889
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

Died: January 6, 1949 (aged 59)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1933-09-26 Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson

Historical Events in the Life of Victor Fleming

  • 1939-02-14 Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of film "Gone With the Wind"
  • 1939-08-15 "The Wizard of Oz", American musical fantasy film directed by Victor Fleming and King Vidor, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, starring Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Wizard), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch)
  • 1939-12-15 "Gone With the Wind", drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, premieres in Atlanta (Best Picture 1940, inflation not adjusted highest-grossing film of all time)

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