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Robert Asher (I) (1915–1979)

British director Robert Asher began his film career in 1934 as an assistant director, and in that capacity worked with such directors as Roy Ward Baker and Anthony Pelissier. He became a director in 1959 with the Norman Wisdom comedy Follow a Star (1959). He and Wisdom were a good team, and Asher shot several more Wisdom comedies before making his... See full bio »

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The Avengers
The Avengers Director
(1967-1968)
The Saint
The Saint Director
(1967-1968)
The Champions
The Champions Director
(1969)
Maid for Murder
Maid for Murder Director
(1962)

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 1959 Too Many Crooks (assistant director)
 1958 Floods of Fear (assistant director)
 1958 A Night to Remember (assistant director)
 1958 The Gypsy and the Gentleman (assistant director)
 1957 Miracle in Soho (assistant director)
 1957 High Tide at Noon (assistant director)
 1956 Triple Deception (assistant director)
 1956 Jacqueline (assistant director)
 1956 Jumping for Joy (assistant director)
 1955 Man of the Moment (assistant director)
 1955 One Good Turn (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1954 Chance Meeting (assistant director)
 1954 Land of Fury (assistant director)
 1954 Fast and Loose (assistant director)
 1954 Man with a Million (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1953 The House of the Arrow (assistant director)
 1953 Turn the Key Softly (assistant director)
 1953 The Long Memory (assistant director)
 1952 Girdle of Gold (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1952 Tonight at 8:30 (assistant director)
 1952 The Importance of Being Earnest (assistant director)
 1952 The Frightened Man (assistant director)
 1951 Encore (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1951 Two on the Tiles (assistant director)
 1951 Cheer the Brave (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1951 Chelsea Story (assistant director)
 1951 One Wild Oat (assistant director)
 1951/II Smart Alec (assistant director)
 1951 A Tale of Five Women (assistant director - as Bob Asher)
 1950 She Shall Have Murder (assistant director)
 1950 Operation Disaster (assistant director)
 1949 The Rocking Horse Winner (assistant director)
 1949 Madness of the Heart (assistant director)
 1949 The Glass Mountain (assistant director)
 1949 The History of Mr. Polly (assistant director)
 1948 No Room at the Inn (assistant director)
 1947 Mrs. Fitzherbert (assistant director)
 1947 Dual Alibi (assistant director)
 1946 Springtime (assistant director)
 1945 Query (assistant director)
 1945 Waltz Time (assistant director)
 1945 Don Chicago (assistant director)
 1945 Twilight Hour (assistant director)
 1945 The World Owes Me a Living (assistant director)
 1944 Candles at Nine (assistant director)
 1944 The Gay Intruders (assistant director)
 1943 The Shipbuilders (assistant director)
 1943 When We Are Married (assistant director)
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Older brother of Jack Asher.

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