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Perry Henzell (1936–2006)

Perry Henzell was born on March 7, 1936 in Port Maria, St. Mary, Jamaica. He was a director and writer, known for The Harder They Come (1972), No Place Like Home (2006) and Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005). He was married to Sally. He died on November 30, 2006 in Treasure Beach, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. See full bio »

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 1972 The Harder They Come (written by)
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 2006/I No Place Like Home (producer)
 1972 The Harder They Come (producer)
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 2006/I No Place Like Home
Radio Announcer
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 2009 Frankenpimp (special thanks)
 2002 Shottas (very special thanks - as Perry 'The Godfather' Henzell)
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 2011 Man Free (Documentary)
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 2006 Literature Alive (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Creation Fire: Part 2 (2006) ... Himself
 2006 Roots of Reggae: The Ernest Ranglin Story (Video documentary short)
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He shot his first feature film The Harder They Come (1972) in brief bursts and at weekends over a three year period, with financial assistance from friends and relatives, and also Island records founder Chris Blackwell. See more »

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Perry 'The Godfather' Henzell
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In 1988 he produced a musical based on the life of Marcus Garvey which ran for a short time at the Ward Theatre, Kingston, Jamaica. See more »

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