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Richard Marquand (1937–1987)

Richard Marquand was born on September 22, 1937 in Llanishen, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales as Richard Alfred Marquand. He was a director and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Jagged Edge (1985) and Eye of the Needle (1981). He was married to Carol Bell and Josephine Marquand. He died on September 4, 1987 in ... See full bio »

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 1985 Jagged Edge
 1978 The Legacy
 1976 NBC Special Treat (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Luke Was There (1976)
 1975-1976 Pilger (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Street of Joy (1976)
 1975 Do Yourself Some Good (Documentary short)
 1971 The Search for the Nile (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
 1964 Landmarks (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1964 Home for Heroes? (TV Movie)
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Can be seen on the April 2004 Region 1 DVD release of A Room with a View (1985). On disc two there is a BBC obituary piece from a July 1970, broadcast just after E.M. Forster's death entitled 'E.M. Forster Remembered'. In it, Marquand is interviewed about meeting Forster while a student at Cambridge.

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I'm very interested in directing actors -- many directors direct cameras. See more »

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He was the only non-American to direct a Star Wars film. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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