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Lewis Gilbert (II)


Lewis Gilbert was born on March 6, 1920 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), You Only Live Twice (1967) and Moonraker (1979). He was previously married to Hylda Tafler. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Spy Who Loved Me
(1977)
You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Moonraker
Moonraker Director
(1979)
Alfie
Alfie Director
(1966)

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lewis Gilbert CBE | Byron Gill
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Personal Quote:

[in a 1983 interview] In the Bond films characterizations are non-existent. Nobody's worried about what Bond did as a child or how his mother treated him--we don't even know if he had a mother! That's not what the Bond films are about. They're all action and fun. But with a film like [Educating Rita (1983)], it's you and the actors and the words. It depends on the characterizations and the ... See more »

Trivia:

Has directed four actors to Oscar nominations: Michael Caine (Best Actor, Alfie (1966); Best Actor, Educating Rita (1983)), Vivien Merchant (Best Supporting Actress, Alfie (1966)), Julie Walters (Best Actress, Educating Rita (1983)), and Pauline Collins (Best Actress, Shirley Valentine (1989)). See more »

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Often directs crime movies See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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