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Also Known As: David Hugh Jones Died: September 18, 2008
Born: February 19, 1934 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Poole, England, GB Profession: director, producer, professor (drama)

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This respected British director of stage and TV brought his impressive background to films in the mid-1980s, helming a handful of small, cerebral films while keeping busy in other media.

This respected British director of stage and TV brought his impressive background to films in the mid-1980s, helming a handful of small, cerebral films while keeping busy in other media.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Custody of the Heart (2000) Director
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  Christmas Carol, A (1999) Director
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  Unexpected Life, An (1998) Director
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  Time to Say Goodbye? (1997) Director
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9.
  And Then There Was One (1994) Director
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  Trial, The (1993) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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1954:
Served in British military
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Served as producer of arts magazine show, "Monitor", at BBC
1961:
Made stage directing debut with three productions at the Mermaid Theatre, London: "Sweet Agonistes", "Purgatory" and "Krapp's Last Tape"
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Became artistic controller (later associate director) of the Royal Shakespeare Company
1975:
Made NY stage directing debut, "Summerfolk"
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Produced "Play of the Month" for BBC
1979:
Immigrated to US
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Served as artistic director of Brooklyn Academy of Music Theatre Company
1981:
Named professor at Yale School of Drama
1983:
Made feature film debut, directing "Betrayal"
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Education

Christ's College, University of Cambridge: - 1954
Christ's College, University of Cambridge: - 1957

Notes

Jones is not to be confused with the seemingly endless stream of other David Joneses who work in films, among them two directors, a pilot/aerial coordinator, a pop star (Davy Jones), an actor, a screenwriter, a cinematographer (David Wynn-Jones), a special effects creator and a sound recorder.

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wife:
Sheila Marion Essex Allen Jones. Married October 20, 1964.

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father:
John David Jones.
mother:
Gwendolen Agnes Langworthy Jones.
son:
Joseph Luke Allen Jones.
son:
Jesse Gawain Allen Jones.
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