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Michael Anderson (I) (1920–2018)


London-born Michael Anderson began his career in films as an office boy at Elstree studios. By 1938, he had progressed up the ladder to become assistant director for distinguished film makers Noël Coward, David Lean and Anthony Asquith. Shortly after, during wartime with the Royal Signals Corps (Army Kinematograph Service), Anderson made the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Logan's Run Director
(1976)
(1998)

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Other Works:

(7/23/56) Stage: Appeared in "Late Love", at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton, England, with John Myers, Sonia Graham, Anne Jameson, Beryl Johnstone and Tony Steedman in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mickey Anderson
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[on directing science-fiction films] I'm totally fascinated by it and whenever I'm asked to do science-fiction I jump at it because it's something I really enjoy. You can use your own imagination more. It opens up visual aspects that are taboo or you don't get the opportunity to do in normal films. Where do you get the opportunity of doing a time tank? Or a holograph? Or somebody walking from the... See more »

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Served in the British Army during WW2 with The Royal Signal Corps. See more »

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