Victor Fleming

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Birth Name: Victor Fleming
Born: 02/23/1883
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, USA
Death Place: Cottonwood, Arizona, USA
Died: 01/06/1949

Born Victor Lonzo Fleming on Feb. 23, 1889, he was the son of William Alonzo Fleming and his wife, Elizabeth Evaleen. His parents moved to Southern California shortly before his birth in La Canada; at the time, nearby Pasadena and its neighboring towns were so underdeveloped that Fleming's father participated in building the area's public water supply. For a period, the Flemings operated an orange orchard, where William Fleming died of a heart attack when his son was only four years old. The event had a profound effect on the young man, who would later write that he had little use for sentiment or softer emotions. Fleming dropped out of school in his mid-teens to pursue a fascination for spe... Continue Bio >>

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