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J. Lee Thompson

J. Lee Thompson


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Also Known As: John Lee Thompson Died: August 30, 2002
Born: Cause of Death: died of congestive heart failure
Birth Place: Bristol, England, GB Profession: Director ... director actor producer screenwriter playwright


Multi-talented figure from the stage who landed his first screen role in 1935. A competent technician, Thompson made his directorial debut in 1950 and went on to produce a considerable volume of British and American features, notably "The Guns of Navarone" (1961) and "Cape Fear" (1962). Thompson has also directed nine Charles Bronson vehicles.

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