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Michael Anderson was born on January 30, 1920 in London, England as Michael Joseph Anderson. He is a director and assistant director, known for Logan's Run (1976), Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) and The Dam Busters (1955). He has been married to Adrienne Ellis since May 25, 1977. He was previously married to Vera Carlisle Anderson and ... See full bio »
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(7/23/56) Stage: Appeared in "Late Love", at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton, England, with John Myers, Sonia Graham, Anne Jameson, Beryl Johnstone and Tony Steedman in the cast. See more »

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Mickey Anderson

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[on directing science-fiction films] I'm totally fascinated by it and whenever I'm asked to do science-fiction I jump at it because it's something I really enjoy. You can use your own imagination more. It opens up visual aspects that are taboo or you don't get the opportunity to do in normal films. Where do you get the opportunity of doing a time tank? Or a holograph? Or somebody walking from the... See more »


His great aunt, actress Mary Anderson of Louisville, was the one of the first American Shakespearean actress, and the Mary Anderson Theatre in Louisville is dedicated to her. See more »

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