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Also Known As: John Conway Died: October 11, 1952
Born: July 17, 1887 Cause of Death: pulmonary ailment
Birth Place: Graceville, Minnesota, USA Profession: director, actor, assistant director, railroad worker

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Long-time MGM director of action films, occasional romantic comedies and dramas and a variety of sturdy if not outstanding star vehicles; began career acting in D.W. Griffith films.

Long-time MGM director of action films, occasional romantic comedies and dramas and a variety of sturdy if not outstanding star vehicles; began career acting in D.W. Griffith films.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Julia Misbehaves (1948) Director
2.
  The Hucksters (1947) Director
3.
  High Barbaree (1947) Director
4.
  Dragon Seed (1944) Director
5.
  Assignment in Brittany (1943) Director
6.
  Crossroads (1942) Director
7.
  Love Crazy (1941) Director
8.
  Honky Tonk (1941) Director
9.
10.
  Boom Town (1940) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Killer (1921) William Sanborn
3.
 Restless Souls (1919) Hugh Gregory
4.
 A Royal Democrat (1919) Lord Erstmere
5.
 The Little Orphan (1917) David Clark
6.
 Macbeth (1916) Lennox
7.
 The Outcast (1915)
8.
 Captain Macklin (1915) Captain Royal Macklin
9.
 The Chechako (1914) Smoke Bellew
10.
 The Valley of the Moon (1914) Billy Roberts
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1907:
Stage acting debut (stock)
1911:
Entered films joining Bison company in January
1912:
Began movie acting career appearing in some 18 shorts
1915:
Short film directing debut, "The Old High Chair"; feature film directing debut, "The Penitentes"
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Education

Graceville High School: Graceville , Minnesota -

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wife:
Viola Barry. Actor. Married 1911.
wife:
Virginia Bushman. Actor. Married 1926; daughter of Francis X Bushman.

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son:
Pat Conway. Actor.

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