John Farrow (February 10, 1904 - January 28, 1963) was an award-winning film director, producer and screenwriter.
Born John N.B. Villiers-Farrow on in Sydney, Australia, John Farrow began writing while working as a sailor in the 1920s. He moved to Hollywood to work in films as a marine technical advisor and stayed on as a screenwriter. He wrote for films between 1927 and 1959, and also directed between 1934 and 1959. Farrow was also a writer of short stories and plays.
He's also remembered for being married to actress Maureen O'Sullivan. He fathered seven children, including actresses Mia Farrow and Prudence Farrow.
He died from a heart attack in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 59.