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John Schlesinger (I) (1926–2003)


Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who was born in London, on February 16, 1926, was the eldest child in a solidly middle-class Jewish family. Berbard Schlesinger, his father, was a pediatrician, and his mother, Winifred, was a musician. He served in the Army in the Far East during World War II. While attending Balliol College at Oxford, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 The Innocent
 1987 The Believers
 1979 Yanks
 1976 Marathon Man
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (segment "Longest, The")
 1965 Darling
 1963 Billy Liar
 1961 Terminus (Short documentary)
 1956 Sunday in the Park (Documentary short)
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He directed Marguerite Duras' play, "Days in the Trees", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, George Baker and Frances Cuka in the cast. See more »

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[on the stars of Darling (1965)] [Dirk Bogarde] was wonderful and was very nice to Julie [Christie] during the shoot. He became rather a bitter older man, I don't know why. But he was very embittered. We rather fell out as friends, which is sad, but it happens. Julie still remains a good friend of mine. As was Laurence Harvey, who died far too young. See more »

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Was a member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1985. See more »

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