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Joseph Losey (1909–1984)

Belonging to an important family clan in Wisconsin, Joseph Losey studied philosophy but was always interested in theater and thus worked together with Bertolt Brecht. After directing some shorts for MGM, he made his first important film, The Boy with Green Hair (1948), for RKO. While he was filming The Prowler (1951) in Italy he was summoned to ... See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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The Servant
The Servant Director
The Go-Between
The Go-Between Director
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni Director
Mr. Klein
Mr. Klein Director


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 1985 Steaming
 1979 Don Giovanni
 1976 Mr. Klein
 1975 Galileo
 1973/II A Doll's House
 1968 Boom!
 1967 Accident
 1963 The Servant
 1962 Eva
 1959 First on the Road (Short)
 1956 A Man on the Beach (Short)
 1956 X the Unknown (uncredited)
 1956 Finger of Guilt (as Joseph Walton)
 1954 The Sleeping Tiger (as Victor Hanbury)
 1952 Stranger on the Prowl (as Andrea Forzano)
 1951 The Big Night
 1951 The Prowler
 1951 M
 1950 The Lawless
 1947 Leben des Galilei (Short)
 1945 A Gun in His Hand (Short)
 1941 A Child Went Forth (Short documentary)
 1941 Youth Gets a Break (Short)
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Other Works:

Jayhawker (1934). Comedy. Written by Sinclair Lewis and Lloyd Lewis. Directed by Joseph Losey. Cort Theatre: 5 Nov 1934- Nov 1934 closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Eddie Acuff (as "Matt Carson"), David Andrada, Walter Baldwin (as "Vic Rousseau"), Tom Fadden, Paul Guilfoyle (as "Will Starling"), Clifford Heckinger, ... See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Andrea Forzano | Terence Hanbury | Victor Hanbury | Joseph Walton

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Films can illustrate our existence . . . they can distress, disturb and provoke people into thinking about themselves and certain problems. But NOT give the answers. See more »


Directed the acclaimed Broadway production of Bertolt Brecht's Galileo, performed in English for the first time and starring Charles Laughton. See more »



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