William Wadsworth Hodkinson bio

Birth Name: William Wadsworth Hodkinson

Occupation: Film Producer

Place Of Birth: Kansas

Date Of Birth: August 16, 1881

Date Of Death: June 2, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Wadsworth Hodkinson was born on the 16th of August, 1881. He was popular for being a Film Producer. Known as The Man Who Invented Hollywood. He was the founder and president of Paramount Pictures Corporation.

William Wadsworth Hodkinson was born in Kansas. He opened a movie theater in Oregon in 1907 that charged admission. He designed the Paramount logo with the mountain background in 1914.

William Wadsworth Hodkinson was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Wadsworth Hodkinson was born in 1880s.

William Wadsworth Hodkinson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Wadsworth Hodkinson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Wadsworth Hodkinson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Wadsworth Hodkinson was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Wadsworth Hodkinson
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: William Wadsworth Hodkinson was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: William Wadsworth Hodkinson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: William Wadsworth Hodkinson had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

William Wadsworth Hodkinson’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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