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Michael Winner (1935–2013)


Michael Winner was interested in film at an early age, especially writing, which brought him briefly to television. He then moved into directing at age 25, and after a few comedies and vehicles for pop stars, quickly switched to more dramatic films, attaining something of a trade mark for violence - frequently working with Charles Bronson. More ... See full bio »

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 1998 Parting Shots
 1993 Dirty Weekend
 1990 Bullseye!
 1985 Death Wish 3
 1982 Death Wish II
 1979 Firepower
 1978 The Big Sleep
 1977 The Sentinel
 1974 Death Wish
 1973 Scorpio
 1972 The Mechanic
 1972 Chato's Land
 1971 Lawman
 1970 The Games
 1968 A Little of What You Fancy (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1967 The Jokers
 1963 West 11
 1962 Behave Yourself (Short)
 1962 Play It Cool
 1962 It's Magic (Short)
 1961 Old Mac
 1961 Girls Girls Girls! (Documentary short)
 1961 Haunted England (Documentary short)
 1960 Shoot to Kill
 1959 Danger, Women at Work (Documentary short)
 1959 Watch the Birdie (Documentary short)
 1957 The Square (Short)
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Today, 26 April 2005, for film director Michael Winner a dream will come true as for twenty years he has campaigned to gather support and finance for a national police memorial. In London, The Queen will unveil a permanent monument to commemorate those police officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Arnold Crust Jr. | Arnold Crust | Arnold Crust Jnr.
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Personal Quote:

I don't want to live in a tolerant society. I want to live in a very intolerant society. See more »

Trivia:

An outspoken supporter of the Conservatives for many years, he switched his political allegiance to Tony Blair's Labour Party in the 1997 UK General Election. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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