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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), At the Cinema Palace: Liam O'Leary (1983) and Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain (2000). He was married to Moni Cameron and Helen de Mouilpied. He died on February 24, ... 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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