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Michael Anderson (I)


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 80 Days (1956) and The Dam Busters (1955). He has been married to Adrienne Ellis since May 25, 1977. He was previously married to Vera Elizabeth Carlisle and Eileen ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Logan's Run
Logan's Run Director
(1976)
The Dam Busters
The Dam Busters Director
(1955)
Millennium
Millennium Director
(1989)

Filmography

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Other Works:

(7/8/56) Stage: Appeared in Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall's play, "The Middle Watch", at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton, England, with Leonard Rossiter, Terence Lodge, Sonia Graham, Anne Jameson and Tony Steedman in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mickey Anderson
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Father of actor Michael Anderson Jr. and producer David C. Anderson. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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