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Denis Gifford (1927–2000)

Denis Gifford was born on December 26, 1927 in Forest Hill, London, England. He was a writer and director, known for Looks Familiar (1970), The Witches' Brew (1972) and Highlight: The Singing Cinema (1964). He was married to Angeliki "Angela" Kalagias. He died on May 18, 2000 in Sydenham, London. See full bio »

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Filmography

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  Looks Familiar (TV Series) (deviser - 181 episodes, 1970 - 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1982)
- Episode #14.10 (1986) ... (deviser)
- Episode #14.9 (1986) ... (deviser)
- Episode #14.8 (1986) ... (deviser)
- Episode #14.7 (1986) ... (deviser)
- Episode #14.6 (1986) ... (deviser)
 1974 Quick on the Draw (TV Series) (deviser)
 1973 Junior Showtime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1973 The Witches' Brew (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.19 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.18 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.17 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.14 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.13 (1973) ... (writer)
 1964 The Alberts' Channel Too (TV Movie)
 1954 Running Wild (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... (writer)
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 1964 Highlight: The Singing Cinema (producer)
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 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (grateful thanks - 1 episode)
- Where It All Began (1995) ... (grateful thanks)
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 1974 Clapper Board (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 30 December 1974 (1974) ... Himself
 1973 Film 2014 (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter
- Episode dated 7 August 1973 (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "A Pictorial History of Horror Movies" (1973)
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Personal Quote:

[on Bela Lugosi] His voice was laced with melodic menace; a natural aid was his native accent which, like his acting, was strictly from Hungary. See more »

Trivia:

Comic historian who owned Britain's biggest collection of comics. He was also an authority on British cinema, and authored such major works as the "British Film Catalogue 1895-1985" and "Entertainers in British Films - A Century of Showbiz in the Cinema". He was at the same school as Bob Monkhouse and they gave charity performances together during the war, remaining friends ever since.

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