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George Adamson (1906–1989)

George Adamson was born on February 3, 1906 in Dholpur, India as George Alexander Graham Adamson. He is known for his work on Christian the Lion (1971), An Elephant Called Slowly (1970) and Born Free (1966). He was married to Joy Adamson. He died on August 20, 1989 in Kora, Kenya. See full bio »


(age 83) in Kora, Kenya

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Known For

Christian the Lion
Born Free
Born Free Miscellaneous Crew
The Lions Are Free


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 1980 The Joy Adamson Story (TV Movie documentary) (photography)
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 1966 Born Free (chief technical adviser)
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 1971 Christian the Lion (Documentary)
 1970 An Elephant Called Slowly
 1969 The Lions Are Free (Documentary)
 1961 Zoo Quest (TV Series documentary)
- Elsa the Lioness (1961) ... Himself
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 2012 Dateline NBC (TV Series documentary)
- Amazing Animals Caught on Tape (2012) ... Himself
 2011 Nature (TV Series documentary)
- Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story (2011) ... Himself
 2009 The Lion Cub from Harrods (TV Movie documentary)

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Separated from Joy in 1970, but spent Christmases with her. Remained devoted to her.

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