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Bryan Forbes

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 07/22/1926 († 86, 05/08/2013) | Stratford, London, England, UK
Bryan Forbes CBE (born John Theobald Clarke; 22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man" and "one of the most important figures in the British film industry". He directed the film The Stepford Wives (1975) and wrote and directed several other critically acclaimed films, including Whistle Down the Wind (1961), Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964), and King Rat (1965). He also scripted several films directed by others, such as The League of Gentlemen (1960), The Angry Silence (1960) and Only Two Can Play (1962). ()
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Bryan Forbes, CBE is an English film director, actor and writer.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Bryan Forbes

Edgar Award BAFTA Award for Best British Screenplay Commander of The Order of The British Empire Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Movies with Bryan Forbes as Actor(29)

as himself2006 A Sense of Carol Reed
as Driver1985 Restless Natives
as Harry Grey1984 December Flower
as Radio (Voice)1965 King Rat
as Camp Attendant1964 A Shot in the Dark
as Porthill1960 The League of Gentlemen
as Dawson1959 Yesterday's Enemy
as Weaver1958 The Key
as Butterfield1958 I Was Monty's Double
as Marsh1957 Quatermass II
as Frisby1956 Now and Forever
as Harry1956 The Extra Day
as Prof. Evans1956 The Baby and the Battleship
as Organ Salesman1956 It's Great to be Young!
as Jimmy Wheeler1956 Satellite in the Sky
as Jimmy Winslow1955 The Colditz Story
as Shorty1955 Passage Home
as Eric Birling1954 An Inspector Calls
as Pilot Officer Peter Greeno, The Brat1953 Appointment in London
as Willie1953 Sea Devils
as William Cleggett1952 The World in His Arms
as Fred Starling1951 Green Grow the Rushes
as Paul1950 The Wooden Horse
as Tony1949 Dear Mr. Prohack
as Trumble1949 All Over the Town

TV Shows/Series with Bryan Forbes as Actor(2)

Movies with Bryan Forbes as Crew(46)

Writing/Screenplay1992 Chaplin
Directing/Director1989 The Endless Game
Writing/Writer1989 The Endless Game
Directing/Director1984 The Naked Face
Writing/Writer1984 The Naked Face
Directing/Director1983 Better Late Than Never
Writing/Writer1983 Better Late Than Never
Directing/Director1980 Sunday Lovers
Writing/Screenplay1980 Hopscotch
Directing/Director1978 International Velvet
Writing/Screenplay1978 International Velvet
Directing/Director1976 The Slipper and the Rose
Writing/Screenplay1976 The Slipper and the Rose
Directing/Director1975 The Stepford Wives
Directing/Director1971 The Raging Moon
Writing/Screenplay1971 The Raging Moon
Production/Producer1970 The Man Who Haunted Himself
Directing/Director1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
Directing/Director1968 Deadfall
Writing/Screenplay1968 Deadfall
Directing/Director1967 The Whisperers
Writing/Screenplay1967 The Whisperers
Directing/Director1966 The Wrong Box
Production/Producer1966 The Wrong Box
Directing/Director1965 King Rat
Writing/Screenplay1965 King Rat
Writing/Writer1964 The High Bright Sun
Directing/Director1964 Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Production/Producer1964 Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Writing/Screenplay1964 Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Writing/Writer1964 Of Human Bondage
Writing/Screenplay1963 Station Six-Sahara
Directing/Director1962 The L-Shaped Room
Writing/Writer1962 The L-Shaped Room
Directing/Director1961 Whistle Down the Wind
Writing/Screenplay1960 Man in the Moon
Writing/Writer1960 The Angry Silence
Production/Producer1960 The Angry Silence
Writing/Screenplay1960 The League of Gentlemen
Writing/Writer1959 The Captain's Table
Writing/Screenplay1959 Danger Within
Writing/Screenplay1958 I Was Monty's Double
Writing/Writer1956 The Black Tent
Writing/Screenplay1956 House of Secrets
Writing/Writer1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Writing/Dialogue1954 The Black Knight

Full Name: Bryan Forbes
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 07/22 1926 (July) in Stratford
Died: Wednesday, 05/08 2013 (May) in Surrey (aged: 86)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle
Spouses (current/former): Nanette Newman, Constance Smith
Children: Sarah Kate Forbes, Emma Forbes
Other names for Bryan Forbes (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Turk Thrust"
Bryan Forbes frequently works together with these people:
Nanette Newman (12x, Actress)
Gerald Sim (9x, Actor)
Norman Bird (8x, Actor)
Ray Simm (8x, Crew)
Bernard Lee (6x, Actor)
Michael Relph (6x, Crew)
Russell Waters (6x, Actor)
David Lodge (6x, Actor)
John Barry (6x, Crew)
Arthur Ibbetson (5x, Crew)
Barbara Windsor (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:200685, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 09/07/2020