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Anthony Simmons (I) (1922–2016)

Anthony Simmons was born on December 16, 1922 in West Ham, London, England. He was a director and writer, known for Little Sweetheart (1989), Four in the Morning (1965) and Black Joy (1977). He was married to Maria St Clare and Sheila Phillips. He died on January 22, 2016 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Little Sweetheart
Four in the Morning
Black Joy
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 1995 99-1 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Dice (1995)
- Stone (1995)
 1992-1993 The Good Guys (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Old School Ties (1993)
- Find the Lady (1992)
 1992 A Touch of Frost (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Conclusions (1992)
 1991-1992 Van der Valk (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1989 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Passage Hawk (1986)
 1986 The Day After the Fair (TV Movie)
 1978-1982 The Professionals (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hunter/Hunted (1978)
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Life After Death (1982)
 1981 Stainless Steel and Star Spies (TV Movie)
 1979 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1977 Black Joy
 1976 Greenwich: A People's Heritage (Documentary short)
 1964 No Short Cut (Short)
 1962 From First to Last (Documentary short)
 1957 Blood is Life (Documentary short)
 1953 Bow Bells (Documentary short)
 1951 Sunday by the Sea (Documentary short)
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British writer, director and producer of Polish-Jewish ancestry who began with documentaries in similar vein to Humphrey Jennings, Robert Flaherty and Joris Ivens. He also turned out short fiction films and TV commercials.

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