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John Krish (1923–2016)

John Krish was born on December 4, 1923 in London, England as John Jeffrey Krish. He was a director and writer, known for The Jesus Film (1979), Let My People Go (1961) and I Think They Call Him John (1964). He was married to Carole Mowlam and Anne Stratton. He died on May 7, 2016 in the UK. See full bio »


(age 92) in UK

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Jesus Film
The Jesus Film Director
Let My People Go
Let My People Go Director
The Finishing Line


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 1982 Friend or Foe
 1977 The Finishing Line (Short)
 1976 H.M.P. (Documentary)
 1975 Drive Carefully, Darling (Short)
 1975 I Stopped, I Looked and I Listened (Documentary short)
 1975 Snatch of the Day (Short)
 1974 Searching (Documentary short)
 1973 Sewing Machine (Documentary short)
 1973 What Are They Doing at College? (Documentary short)
 1971 Maths with Everything (Documentary short)
 1967 Children Watch Us Drive (TV Short documentary)
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Living Dead (1967)
- Escape in Time (1967)
 1964 I Think They Call Him John (Documentary short)
 1963 The Saint (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Marcia (1963)
 1961-1962 Stryker of the Yard (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1962 Consider Your Verdict (Short)
 1962 Our School (Documentary short)
 1961 Mr. Marsh Comes to School (Short)
 1961 Let My People Go (Documentary short)
 1961 They Took Us to the Sea (Documentary short)
 1959 Captured
 1959 I Want to Go to School (Documentary short)
 1959 Return to Life (Short)
 1959 Counterpoint (Documentary short)
 1953 The Elephant Will Never Forget (Documentary short)
 1953 They Had an Idea (Short)
 1952 Away for the Day (Short)
 1951 This Year-London (Documentary)
 1950 One Day in Perfect Health (Documentary short)
 1948 Health in Our Time (Short)
 1948 Jet-Propelled Germs (Short)
 1948 Pattern for Progress (Documentary)
 1948 What's in a Number? (Documentary short)
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