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Cy Endfield (1914–1995)


The son of a struggling businessman, Cy Endfield--born Cyril Raker Endfield--worked hard to be admitted to Yale University in 1933. While completing his education he became enamored with progressive theatre and appeared in a New Haven production of a minor Russian play in 1934. He was also profoundly influenced by such friends as writer Paul ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Zulu
Zulu Director
(1964)
Hell Drivers
Hell Drivers Director
(1957)
Zulu Dawn
Zulu Dawn Writer
(1979)
Child in the House
(1956)

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 1969 De Sade
 1964 Hide and Seek
 1964 Zulu
 1959 Jet Storm (as C. Raker Endfield)
 1958 Sea Fury (as C. Raker Endfield)
 1957 Hell Drivers (as C. Raker Endfield)
 1956 Child in the House (as C. Raker Endfield, direction) / (co-director - as Charles De Lautour)
 1955 Colonel March Investigates (as Cyril Enfield)
 1955 The Secret
 1954 The Master Plan (as Hugh Raker)
 1954 Impulse (uncredited)
 1953 The Limping Man (as Charles de Lautour)
 1952 Tarzan's Savage Fury (as Cyril Endfield)
 1950 The Sound of Fury (as Cyril Endfield)
 1950 The Underworld Story (as Cyril Endfield)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka (as Cyril Endfield)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (w/Lewis Ganson): "Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic".

Alternate Names:

Charles De Lautour | C. Raker Endfield | Cyril Endfield | Cyril Enfield | Hugh Raker | Jonathan Roach | Charles de Lautour
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Trivia:

He was at one time a professional magician, and in the early 1940s even instructed Orson Welles, who had a lifelong interest in magic. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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