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Roy Ward Baker (1916–2010)

Roy Ward Baker's first job in films was as a teaboy at the Gainsborough Studios in London, England, but within three years he was working as an assistant director. During World War II, he worked in the Army Kinematograph Unit under Eric Ambler, a writer and film producer, who, after the war, gave Baker his first opportunity to direct a film, The ... See full bio »

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(age 93) in London, England

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 1992 The Good Guys (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dog Days (1992)
- Verschwinden (1992)
- Relative Values (1992)
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
 1984-1985 The Irish R.M. (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Lisheen Races (1985)
- Apollo Riggs (1985)
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Infernal Device (1982)
 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- The Drums of War (1981)
- Safari (1981)
- A Real Sportsman (1981)
- Happy New Year (1981)
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Butterfly Winter (1979)
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Yesterday's Hero (1978)
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Big Hit (1973)
 1972/I Asylum
 1971-1972 Jason King (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Zenia (1972)
- A Royal Flush (1972)
 1971-1972 The Persuaders! (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Read and Destroy (1972)
- Someone Like Me (1971)
 1970 Foreign Exchange (TV Movie)
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969 The Spy Killer (TV Movie)
 1969 Moon Zero Two
 1969 The Champions (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Autokill (1969)
- Nutcracker (1969)
 1969 Department S (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963-1968 The Saint (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- The Time to Die (1968)
- Simon and Delilah (1967) ... (as Roy Baker)
 1968 The Fiction Makers (as Roy Baker)
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1968 The Avengers (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Split! (1968) ... (as Roy Baker)
- The Thirteenth Hole (1966) ... (as Roy Baker)
- The Girl from Auntie (1966) ... (as Roy Baker)
- Room Without a View (1966) ... (as Roy Baker)
- Silent Dust (1965) ... (as Roy Baker)
 1966-1967 The Baron (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Man Outside (1967) ... (as Roy Baker)
- The Long Long Day (1967) ... (as Roy Baker)
- Night of the Hunter (1967) ... (as Roy Baker)
- There's Someone Close Behind You (1966) ... (as Roy Baker)
 1964-1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Subway to Revenge (1965) ... (as Roy Baker)
- The Firebug (1964) ... (as Roy Baker)
- The White Rat (1964)
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Enemy Outside (1964)
- Dual Control (1964)
 1962-1963 Zero One (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- And Maya Makes Three (1963) ... (as Roy Baker)
- Million Dollar Lift (1962) ... (as Roy Baker)
 1963 Two Left Feet (as Roy Baker)
 1962 The Valiant (as Roy Baker)
 1961 Flame in the Streets (as Roy Baker)
 1961 The Singer Not the Song (as Roy Baker)
 1958 A Night to Remember (as Roy Baker)
 1957 The One That Got Away (as Roy Baker)
 1956 Tiger in the Smoke (as Roy Baker)
 1956 Jacqueline (as Roy Baker)
 1955 Passage Home
 1953 Inferno
 1952 Night Without Sleep (as Roy Baker)
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (uncredited)
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock (as Roy Baker)
 1951 I'll Never Forget You (as Roy Baker)
 1950 Highly Dangerous (as Roy Baker)
 1949 Paper Orchid
 1948 The Weaker Sex (as Roy Baker)
 1947 The October Man (as Roy Baker)
 1945 Read All About It (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Think It Over (Short) (as Roy Baker)
 1943 According to Our Records (Short)
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