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Allan King (I) (1930–2009)

Allan King was born on February 6, 1930 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for Silence of the North (1981), Dying at Grace (2003) and Warrendale (1967). He was married to Colleen Murphy. He died on June 15, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2006 EMPz 4 Life (Documentary)
 2003 Dying at Grace (Documentary)
 1999-2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- My Blue Heaven (2000)
- School's Out (1999)
- Healing Touch (1999)
- Death and Taxes (1999)
 1999 Deep in the City (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Means to an End (1999)
- Surviving (1999)
- Departures (1999)
 1998 Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (TV Movie)
 1998 The Dragon's Egg (TV Movie)
 1994-1997 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Dark Side of Chi (1996)
- Kung Fu Blues (1995)
- The Promise (1995)
- Eye Witness (1995)
 1995-1997 Ready or Not (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Your Own Money (1997)
- I Do, I Don't (1996)
- Three's a Crowd (1995)
 1994 The Odyssey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Learning Curve (1994)
 1992-1993 By Way of the Stars (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1993)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1993 Madison (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Last Pick (1993)
 1991 Monkey House (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990-1991 Dracula: The Series (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Get a Job (1990)
  Danger Bay (TV Series) (13 episodes, 1986 - 1990) (also segment director - 1 episode, 1990)
- Looking Back (1990) ... (also segment director)
- Flying Blind (1990)
- High Ice (1989)
 1990 Bordertown (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Four Eyes (1990)
 1990 Neon Rider (TV Series) (1 episode)
- You Can Run (1990)
 1987-1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Murder in Mind (1989)
- User Deadly (1988)
- Murder Party (1988)
- Killer Takes All (1988)
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dream Me a Life (1988)
 1987 Friday's Curse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Root of All Evil (1987)
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Tucker and the Horse Thief (TV Movie)
 1978 One Night Stand (TV Movie)
 1977 Maria (TV Movie)
 1977 Who Has Seen the Wind (as Allan Winton King)
 1975 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Six War Years (1975)
 1974 Red Emma (TV Movie) (filming directed by)
 1973 Come on Children (Documentary)
 1969 A Married Couple (Documentary)
 1967 Warrendale (Documentary)
 1964 Telescope (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1963 Joshua: A Nigerian Portrait (TV Movie)
 1963 The Field Day (Short)
 1962 Dreams (TV Short)
 1961 A Matter of Pride (TV Movie documentary)
 1960 Orson Welles: The Paris Interview (TV Movie documentary)
 1960 Rickshaw (TV Movie short documentary)
 1956 Skid Row (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Allan Winton King
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Personal Quote:

Self-interest is the reason I make most of my films. I'm getting older and I'm going to die. I thought I'd better find out what it's about. (on making the documentary Dying at Grace (2003), about hospice patients)

Trivia:

He was an independent film-maker who did innovative work in the cinema-verite style. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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