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Peter Collinson (1936–1980)

Peter Collinson was born on April 1, 1936 in Lincolnshire, England as Peter Kenneth Collinson. He was a director and producer, known for The Italian Job (1969), The Earthling (1980) and Ten Little Indians (1974). He was married to Ann Collinson and Hazel Collinson. He died on December 16, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 The Earthling
 1979 The House on Garibaldi Street (TV Movie)
 1976 The Sell-Out
 1974 Open Season
 1971 Fright
 1967 The Penthouse
 1965-1966 Blackmail (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Lone Rider (1966)
- First Offender (1965)
 1966 The Informer (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Two for Joy (1966)
- Get Off My Back (1966)
 1966 Women, Women, Women (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1966 The Power Game (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Late Via Rome (1966)
- Point of Balance (1966)
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series) (1 episode)
- First Offender (1965)
 1964-1965 Love Story (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- In Loving Memory (1964)
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Quiet Load (1965)
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 The Sullavan Brothers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Sergeant Cork (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Blackwater Holiday (Documentary short)
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After national service in Malaya, he briefly had a one-man variety act before going into commercial television as a trainee director with ATV. He was subsequently with Ulster Television in Northern Ireland as senior drama director. After that, he had mixed success with several low-budget feature films. His one major success was the popular action caper The Italian Job (1969). Thereafter, his ... See more »

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