Victor Fleming

Director Victor Fleming

Profession: Director

United States of America

Biography: 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
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces

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

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Married Life

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

Historical Events

  • 1932-10-22 Film "Red Dust" directed by Victor Fleming, starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Mary Astor premieres
  • 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 adaptation of L. Frank Baum's book, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood; directed by Victor Fleming and King Vidor with cast featuring 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); songs by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg
  • 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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