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Lindsay Anderson (I) (1923–1994)

Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), Britannia Hospital (1982) and O Lucky Man! (1973). He died on August 30, 1994 in Angoulême, Charente, France. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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If.... Director
Britannia Hospital
O Lucky Man!
O Lucky Man! Director
This Sporting Life


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 1989 Glory! Glory! (TV Movie)
 1986 Free Cinema (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Wham! in China: Foreign Skies (Documentary)
 1985 Wish You Were There (Documentary)
 1985 Look Back in Anger (TV Movie)
 1979 The Old Crowd (TV Movie)
 1973 O Lucky Man!
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Home (1972)
 1968 If....
 1968 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Home (1968)
 1967 The Singing Lesson (Documentary short)
 1959-1960 Theatre Night (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Billy Liar (1960)
 1959 March to Aldermaston (Documentary short)
 1957 Every Day Except Christmas (Documentary short)
 1957 Wakefield Express (Documentary short)
 1956-1957 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Ambush (1957)
- The Haunted Mill (1956)
- Isabella (1956)
- The Imposters (1956)
- Secret Mission (1956)
 1956 O Dreamland (Documentary short)
 1955 £20 a Ton (Short)
 1955 Energy First (Short)
 1955 Foot and Mouth (Short)
 1955 Green and Pleasant Land (Short)
 1955 Henry (Short)
 1955 The Children Upstairs (Documentary short)
 1954 Thursday's Children (Documentary short)
 1952 Three Installations (Short)
 1952 Trunk Conveyor (Short)
 1949 Idlers That Work (Short)
 1948 Meet the Pioneers (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

He directed Ben Travers' play, "The Bed Before Yesterday", at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Dame Joan Plowright CBE, John Moffatt, Susie Blake and Sheila Hancock OBE in the cast. See more »

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[speaking in 1986] The modern perception of British cinema has nothing to do with British films--merely with the business of getting more money through the box office. See more »


Artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre, 1969-1975. Also founding member of the English Stage Company at the Royal Court. See more »

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