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Gordon Hessler (1925–2014)

Gordon Hessler was born in Germany, the son of a Danish mother and an English father. Educated in England, he moved to the US while in his late teens and spent several years working in documentaries. At Universal, "I guess because I had an English accent", Hessler was placed under contract to Alfred Hitchcock and went to work on the master ... See full bio »

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(age 88) in London, England, UK

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 1970 Cry of the Banshee (executive producer) / (producer)
 1969 The Oblong Box (producer)
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- The Savage Machines (1966) ... (producer)
- The Last Safari (1966) ... (producer)
- The Cruel Fountain (1966) ... (producer)
- Hoodlums on Wheels (1966) ... (producer)
- The Night of the Terror (1966) ... (producer)
  The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (associate producer - 59 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (producer - 10 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
- Off Season (1965) ... (producer)
- The World's Oldest Motive (1965) ... (producer)
- The Photographer and the Undertaker (1965) ... (producer)
- Wally the Beard (1965) ... (producer)
- The Trap (1965) ... (producer)
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[Talking about working with actor Hugh Griffith] Hugh was a terrific guy, and he was in a number of big pictures, too, like "Tom Jones". But at the time (of filming "Cry of the Banshee"), he was an alcoholic, and a person would have to assist him on the set and make sure that he didn't receive any alcohol, otherwise he'd be drinking the whole time. A great shame. See more »

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