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The native form of this personal name is Vidor Károly. This article uses the Western name order.

Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900 - June 4, 1959) was a film director.

Born Károly Vidor to a Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary, he served in the Hungarian Army during World War I. He first came to prominence during the final years of the silent film era.

Among his film successes are The Bridge (1929), Cover Girl (1944), A Song to Remember (1945), Gilda (1946), The Loves of Carmen (1948), Love Me or Leave Me (1955), The Swan (1956) , The Joker Is Wild (1957), and A Farewell to Arms (1957).

He was married four times:

  • Frances Vidor 1927 – 1931
  • The actress Karen Morley 1932 – 1943
  • The actress Evelyn Keyes 1943 – 1945
  • Doris Warner, daughter of Warner Bros. President Harry Warner, 1945 – 1959 (until his death)

Death

Charles Vidor died in Vienna, Austria from a heart attack, aged 58. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for his contribution to motion pictures. He was entombed at Home of Peace Cemetery in the same mausoleum as Harry Warner.

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