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Denis Forman (1917–2013)

Denis Forman was born on October 13, 1917 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland as John Denis Forman. He was a producer and writer, known for My Life So Far (1999), Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain (2000) and Hooray for Holyrood (1986). He was married to Moni Cameron and Helen de Mouilpied. He died on February 24, 2013 in London, ... See full bio »


(age 95) in London, England, UK

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 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The Division of the Spoils (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Crossing the River (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1960 The Odd Man (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Runnable Stay (1960) ... (producer)
 1957 Chelsea at Nine (TV Series) (producer)
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 1999 My Life So Far (book "Son of Adam" - as Sir Denis Forman)
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 2016 To Tell the Truth (TV Series documentary)
- Working for Change ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 2013 The World in Action Years (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Former Chairman, Granada Television (as Sir Denis Forman)
 2007 Children's TV on Trial (TV Series documentary)
- 1960s (2007) ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 2005 The Story of ITV: The People's Channel (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The People's Channel (2005) ... Himself
 2004 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Chairman, Granada Television, 1974-87
- Jack Rosenthal: The Voice of Television Drama (2004) ... Himself - Chairman, Granada Television, 1974-87 (as Sir Denis Forman)
 2000 Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 1997 Auntie: The Inside Story of the BBC (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Growing Pains: 1945-1960 (1997) ... Himself
 1997 Face to Face (TV Series)
- Sir Denis Forman (1997) ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 1997 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Jack Rosenthal: Jack the Lad (1997) ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 1992 Granadaland (TV Series documentary)
 1991 The Media Show (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #8.1 (1991) ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 1987 The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (TV Series documentary)
- British Television: Who Are the Masters Now? (1987) ... Himself (as Sir Denis Forman)
 1986 Hooray for Holyrood (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 At the Cinema Palace: Liam O'Leary (Documentary)
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 2014 Documenting John Grierson (Documentary short)
Himself - Director, BFI 1948-1955 (1997) (as Sir Denis Forman)

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Sir Denis Forman

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