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Birth Place: Hobart, Tasmania, AU Profession: director, actor, screenwriter

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Australian stage and screen actor who entered British film in 1949 as a screenwriter and made his directorial debut in the mid-50s. A capable technician, Sharp engineered a succession of thrillers and fantasies, notably the atmospheric "The Face of Fu Manchu" (1965) and "The 39 Steps" (1978), an intriguing remake of Hitchcock's classic. He has also worked as a second-unit, and TV, director.

Australian stage and screen actor who entered British film in 1949 as a screenwriter and made his directorial debut in the mid-50s. A capable technician, Sharp engineered a succession of thrillers and fantasies, notably the atmospheric "The Face of Fu Manchu" (1965) and "The 39 Steps" (1978), an intriguing remake of Hitchcock's classic. He has also worked as a second-unit, and TV, director.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Tears in the Rain (1988) Director
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  Bear Island (1979) Director
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  Four Feathers, The (1978) Director
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  39 Steps, The (1978) Director
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  Hennessy (1975) Director
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  Callan (1974)
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  Psychomania (1973)
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  Dark Places (1973) Director
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  Puppet on a Chain (1971) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

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1945:
Began career as film and theater actor in Australia
1948:
Moved to London
1949:
Began screenwriting career
1955:
Directorial debut, "The Stolen Airliner"
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