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Michael Birkett (I) (1929–2015)

Michael Birkett was born on October 22, 1929. He was an assistant director and producer, known for The Innocents (1961), Billy Budd (1962) and Marat/Sade (1967). He was married to Gloria Taylor and Junia Crawford. He died on April 3, 2015 in London, England. See full bio »



(age 85) in London, England, UK

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The Innocents
The Innocents Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Billy Budd
Billy Budd Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marat/Sade Producer
The Mark
The Mark Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 1963 An Evening with the Royal Ballet (Documentary) (assistant director)
 1962 Billy Budd (assistant director)
 1961 The Innocents (assistant director)
 1961 The Mark (assistant director)
 1959 Four Desperate Men (assistant director)
 1958 Nowhere to Go (assistant director)
 1958 Dunkirk (assistant director)
 1958 Davy (assistant director)
 1957 Island in the Sun (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1957 Decision Against Time (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1956 The Third Key (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1956 The Gentle Touch (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1955 The Ladykillers (third assistant director - uncredited)
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Son of Norman Birkett, famous British advocate and alternate judge to Justice Lawrence at the Nuremberg Trials. See more »

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