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Wingate Smith (1894–1974)

Wingate Smith was born on December 2, 1894 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956) and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962). He was married to Helen. He died on July 22, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Stagecoach Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Searchers Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1968 Star Spangled Salesman (Documentary) (assistant director)
 1966 7 Women (assistant director)
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn (assistant director)
 1963 Donovan's Reef (assistant director)
 1962 How the West Was Won (assistant director)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (assistant director)
 1961 Two Rode Together (assistant director)
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Colter Craven Story (1960) ... (assistant director)
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge (assistant director)
 1959 The Horse Soldiers (assistant director)
 1958 The Last Hurrah (assistant director)
 1957 The Wings of Eagles (assistant director)
 1956 The Searchers (assistant director)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Rookie of the Year (1955) ... (assistant director)
 1955 Mister Roberts (assistant director)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (assistant director)
 1953 Mogambo (assistant director)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright (assistant director)
 1952 What Price Glory (assistant director - uncredited)
 1952 The Quiet Man (assistant director - uncredited)
 1950 Rio Grande (assistant director)
 1950 Wagon Master (assistant director)
 1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home (assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 Pinky (assistant director - uncredited)
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (assistant director)
 1948 3 Godfathers (assistant director)
 1946 My Darling Clementine (assistant director - uncredited)
 1941 How Green Was My Valley (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1940 The Long Voyage Home (assistant director - uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath (assistant director - uncredited)
 1939 Drums Along the Mohawk (assistant director - uncredited)
 1939 Young Mr. Lincoln (assistant director - uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach (assistant director)
 1938 Submarine Patrol (assistant director)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 The Hurricane (assistant director - uncredited)
 1931 Seas Beneath (assistant director - uncredited)
 1930 Up the River (assistant director - uncredited)
 1929 The Black Watch (assistant director - uncredited)
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Brother-in-law of director John Ford.



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