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Date of Birth 1941London, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

David Thomson was born in 1941 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003), Edge of Outside (2006) and Strictly Courtroom (2008). He is married to Lucy Gray. They have two children.

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Lucy Gray (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

Film critic.
Curator of the 60 Years of Berlinale retrospective "Play It Again...!" in 2010.

Personal Quotes (2)

The overwhelming drive in the mainstream film business now is to make blockbuster animated films, preferably ones that can be cloned - repeated, reheated and sold in packs of two or three or six, like fizzy drinks.
[on current Hollywood directors] Mostly born in the 1940s, they are of an age still to be our great directors, but they have yielded to a generation of new kids who do what the money demands. You see, we don't have great directors anymore. The computer makes our movies. Its efficient anonymity is the new style.

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