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A.J. Villiers (1903–1982)

A.J. Villiers was born on September 23, 1903 in Melbourne, Australia as Alan John Villiers. He is known for his work on Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (1958), Windjammer (1930) and Billy Budd (1962). He died on March 3, 1982 in the UK. See full bio »


(age 78) in UK

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Known For

Windjammer Writer
Billy Budd
Billy Budd Miscellaneous Crew
Around the Horn in a Square Rigger


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 1971 Before the Mast (TV Movie) (technical adviser - as Alan Viliers)
 1962 Billy Budd (technical adviser - as Capt. Alan Villiers)
 1962 Damn the Defiant! (ship captain - uncredited)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (provider - 1 episode)
- Treasure Island (1960) ... (provider: background film - as Alan Villiers)
 1959 John Paul Jones (technical advisor - as Captain Alan Villiers)
 1958 Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (Documentary) (story consultant - as Captain Alan Viliers)
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 1958 Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (Documentary) (book "The Voyage of the Christian Radich" - as Captain Alan Villiers)
 1930 Windjammer (book "By Way of Cape Horn")
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 1957 Sea and Ships (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- Coasters (1957) ... Himself - Presenter (as Alan Villiers)
 1957 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #10.38 (1957) ... Himself (as Alan Villiers)

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Alternate Names:

Alan Viliers | Captain Alan Viliers | Alan John Villiers | Alan Villiers | Capt. Alan Villiers | Captain Alan Villiers

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Sailor who commanded a full-rigged ship all round the world, and became a resident of Oxford, England writing several books and making several broadcasts about his sailing life.

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