Thornton is a boy name and means thorn-bush settlement. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \th(o)-rn-ton, thor-nton\. Other similar names and variants include: Thorstan, Thorsten, Thurston. Thornton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#354 out of 88799).
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  • Thornton Wilder (writer) born on April 17, 1897.
  • Thornton Wilder born on April 18, 1897.
  • Thornton Edwards (actor)
  • Thornton Freeland (director)
  • Thornton Cole (actor)
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Famous directors named Thornton and their movies

Thornton Freeland
Thornton Freeland
  • No. of movies: 25


Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Dolores del Rio, Florence Desmond, Basil Sydney

Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Jack Buchanan, Lili Damita, Nancy O'Neil, Sydney Fairbrother

George White's Scandals

Directed by: Thornton Freeland, Harry Lachman, George White

Starring: Rudy Vallee, Jimmy Durante, Alice Faye, Adrienne Ames

Week-End Marriage

Directed by: Thornton Freeland

Starring: Loretta Young, Norman Foster, Aline MacMahon, George Brent

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Famous writers named Thornton and their books

Thornton Wilder
Thornton Wilder

Born on April 17, 1897

  • Age: 126
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • No. of books: 8
The Woman of Andros

The Woman of Andros



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