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D.W. Griffith
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Age 73
Birthday 22 January, 1875
Birthplace La Grange, Kentucky
Died 23 July, 1948
Place of Death Hollywood CA USA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame Birth of a Nation
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David Llewelyn Wark "D. W." Griffith (January 22, 1875 – July 23, 1948), the "Inventor of Hollywood", was an American film director who pioneered modern film-making techniques. He is mostly remembered for the groundbreaking 1915 film The Birth of a Nation, as well as its sequel Intolerance (1916). He is closely associated with his frequent leading lady, Lillian Gish.

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