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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 2013
Born: October 30, 1935 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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1952:
Entered industry as film critic and entertainment columnist for THE EVENING STANDARD, THE SPECTATOR and THE SUNDAY TIMES
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Made TV directing debut with BBC in 1950s
1955:
Directed, wrote, edited and produced a series of short films
1958:
Wrote feature "Man with a Gun"
1959:
Formed Scimitar Films
1960:
Theatrical feature directing debut, "Climb Up the Wall" (a revue including extracts from earlier films; also co-writer)
1962:
Feature directing debut, "Play It Cool"
1964:
Received critical praise for "The System/The Girl Getters"
1967:
Provided story and directed "The Jokers"
1967:
Producing debut "I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name"; also directed
1972:
First screen collaborations with Charles Bronson, "Chato's Land" and "The Mechanic"
1974:
Directed Bronson in "Death Wish"
1977:
Wrote, produced and directed the horror film "The Sentinel"
1978:
Produced, wrote and directed the remake of "The Big Sleep", starring Robert Mitchum
1981:
Reteamed with Bronson for "Death Wish II"
1985:
Directed "Death Wish 3", again with Bronson in the lead
1989:
Adapted the Alan Ayckbourne play "A Chorus of Disapproval" as a feature; also produced and directed; film re-released in the USA in 1997
1990:
Acted onstage in "For the Greater Good", staged by Danny Boyle
1993:
Had featured role in Steven Berkoff's film "Decadence"

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