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Bill Douglas (I) (1934–1991)

Bill Douglas was born on April 17, 1934 in Newcraighall, Scotland. He was a writer and actor, known for My Childhood (1972), Comrades (1986) and My Way Home (1978). He died on June 18, 1991 in Barnstaple, Devon, England. See full bio »

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 1996 The Ring of Truth (TV Movie) (script)
 1986 Comrades
 1978 My Way Home (writer)
 1974 Home and Away (Short) (screenplay)
 1973 My Ain Folk (writer)
 1972 My Childhood
 1971 Come Dancing (Short)
 1970 Globe (Short)
 1969 Charlie Chaplin's London (Short) (writer)
 1969 Striptease (Short) (writer)
 1955-1956 Crackerjack! (TV Series) (script - 21 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1956) ... (script)
- Episode #2.5 (1956) ... (script)
- Episode #2.4 (1956) ... (script)
- Episode #2.3 (1956) ... (script)
- Episode #2.2 (1956) ... (script)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)
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Forbes Douglas

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Scottish director, former actor. His films often chronicle working class life, including an autobiographical trilogy dedicated to his own youth. He later taught at Britain's National Film and Television School.

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