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Born: March 21, 1925 Cause of Death:
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Awarded the first Wexner Prize from the Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University (1992).

"British films are financed and planned and controlled in such a way that everything goes into this crippling concept of screenplay. And a breakthrough can only come about thoroughly and satisfactorily if the working conditions can be freed, so that smaller crews and lower budgets give people the opportunity to take more time, and go back on their tracks if necessary, without anyone worrying them." --Peter Brook

"I am ready to disclaim my opinion, even of yesterday, even of 10 minutes ago, because all opinions are relative. One lives in a field of influences, one is influenced by everyone one meets, everything is an exchange of influences, all opinions are derivative. Once you deal a new deck of cards, you've got a new deck of cards." --Brook quoted in The New York Times, June 28, 1998.

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