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Born: 25 March 1908 Died: 16 April 1991

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 6' 1"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sandra Cooke


Lists

188 votes
The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
list by Severin Severin
Published 7 years, 7 months ago 14 comments
109 votes
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 items)
list by Stehako
Published 3 years ago 14 comments
75 votes
Directors and Their Masterpieces *UPDATED* (32 items)
list by Moon River
Published 8 years, 6 months ago 21 comments
72 votes
A Movie for every Director (Part 1) (100 items)
list by xolmis
Published 7 years, 6 months ago 7 comments
70 votes
My Top Directors (40 items)
list by Lexi
Published 11 years, 11 months ago 5 comments

Photos

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Tags: Director (10), British (6), Oscar Winner (3), English (2), Died 1991 (2), Born 1908 (2), Male (2), Cancer (2), 06 (1), Aries (1), Deceased (1), White (1), Straight (1), Knight Of The British Empire (1), Died Aged 83 (1), Throat Cancer (1), Editor (1), Writer (1), Producer (1)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
8.2
1145 Watched
Rating:
8
882 Watched
3. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Rating:
7.6
620 Watched
4. Brief Encounter (1945)
Rating:
8
365 Watched
Rating:
7.7
227 Watched




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
8.2
1145 Watched
2. Summertime (1955)
Rating:
7.3
61 Watched




Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Brief Encounter (1945)
Rating:
8
365 Watched
Rating:
7.7
227 Watched
Rating:
7.3
170 Watched
4. Oliver Twist (1948)
Rating:
7.5
126 Watched
5. Summertime (1955)
Rating:
7.3
61 Watched




TV

Most popular
Most recent
Rating:
8.3
17 Watched
Rating:
7.9
7 Watched
Rating:
7.8
4 Watched
Rating:
10
2 want to see
Rating:
9
1 want to see




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Darthmasco added this to a list 6 months ago
Aries (522 person items)
Stehako added this to a list 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Top Ten Films - David Lean (13 movies items)
nicolee added this to a list 8 months, 1 week ago
Every Best Director Winner (70 person items)

"1957-The Bridge on the River Kwai 1962-Lawrence of Arabia "


Jack added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Influences (133 person items)
Gallenum voted for 4 images 2 years, 3 months ago

Bogbell added this to a list 2 years, 5 months ago
People I Like (21 person items)
Blue_Whale voted for 5 images 2 years, 5 months ago

Stehako added this to a list 3 years ago
Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 person items)

"Alec Guinness - Great Expectations - Oliver Twist - The Bridge on the River Kwai - Lawrence of Arabia - Doctor Zhivago - A Passage to India John Mills - In Which We Serve - This Happy Breed - Great Expectations - Hobson's Choice - Ryan's Daughter Guinness and Mills in Lean's Great Expectations"


Nattkrypet added this to a list 3 years, 1 month ago
Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1955 "Journey into Space" (expressed an interest to do a film version of the BBC science fiction radio serial) 1987 "Empire of the Sun" (originally wanted to do it, but he passed the project over to Steven Spielberg in order to concentrate on his other passion project "Nostromo") 1991 "Nostromo" (adaptation of the novel by Joseph Conrad. He wrote the screenplay and the film was budget with $46 million dollars. Dennis Quaid, Isabella Rossellini, Julian Sands, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Irene Papas a"


Jack added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
Influences (133 person items)
hulkargh added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Best Directors (32 person items)
Beroofficial added this to a list 4 years, 3 months ago
100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"British Major Works: Lawrence of Arabia (1962) The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Brief Encounter (1945) โ€ข Director, Writer, Producer, Editor. โ€ข "


CD Smiles added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Big Directors I Still Ain't Seen Shit From (60 person items)

"Seen Great Expectations Brief Encounter Lawrence of Arabia Priority Blithe Spirit"


darthjoker12 added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
Oscars 1963 Winners (My Version) (25 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: David Lean, Lawrence of Arabia! Nominees: John Ford - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance John Frankenheimer - The Manchurian Candidate Arthur Penn - The Miracle Worker Robert Mulligan - To Kill a Mockingbird"


Dark Warrior added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
Legendary Filmakers & Their Masterpieces (20 movies items)

" Born March 25 1908 died April 16 1991 Directing Career : 1942-1984 Number Of Films : 17 __________ Lawrence Of Arabia (1962) My Rating : 2.0 for Exceptional The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957) My Rating : 2.5 for Remarquable Great Expectations (1946) My Rating : 3.0 for Magnificent "


darthjoker12 added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
Oscars 1948 Winners (My Version) (24 movies items)

"Best Adapted Screenplay! Winner: David Lean, Ronald Neame and Anthony Havelock-Allan, Great Expectations! Nominees: Richard Murphy - Boomerang! John Paxton - Crossfire Moss Hart - Gentleman's Agreement George Seaton - Miracle on 34th Street"


darthjoker12 added this to a list 4 years, 7 months ago
Oscars 1946 Winners (My Version) (24 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: David Lean, Brief Encounter! Nominees: Leo McCarey - The Bells of St. Mary's Billy Wilder - The Lost Weekend Clarence Brown - National Velvet Alfred Hitchcock - Spellbound"