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Alan Clarke (I) (1935–1990)

Liverpool native Alan Clarke got his start in the film business in Canada, where he studied acting and directing. Upon returning to England he got a job at ITV, then moved over to the BBC in 1969. He worked mostly in television, but he made a couple of feature films that got attention for their portrayal of the gritty and occasionally violent life... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Screen Two Director
(1985-1989)
Made in Britain Director
(1982)
Scum Director
(1979)
(1972)

Filmography

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 1990 Alive from Off Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Road (1990)
 1985-1989 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Firm (1989)
- Contact (1985)
 1989 Elephant (TV Movie)
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Road (1987)
- Christine (1987)
 1984 The British Desk (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Baal (TV Movie)
 1982 Made in Britain (TV Movie)
 1970-1981 Play for Today (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- Psy-Warriors (1981)
- Beloved Enemy (1981)
- Nina (1978)
- Funny Farm (1975)
 1980 Vodka Cola (TV Movie documentary)
 1979 Scum (TV Movie)
 1979 Scum (directed by)
 1973-1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Danton's Death (1978)
 1977 Bukovsky (Documentary)
 1976 Plays for Britain (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fast Hands (1976)
 1975 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Diane (1975)
 1973 Achilles Heel (TV Movie)
 1972 The Edwardians (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1972 To Encourage the Others (TV Movie)
 1972 Horace (TV Movie)
 1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Under the Age (1972)
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Comic (1969)
- The Piano Tuner (1969)
 1969 Plays of Today (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Ladies: Joan (1969)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- The Arrangement (1969)
 1968 The Company of Five (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gareth (1968)
 1967-1968 Half Hour Story (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Thief (1968)
- Stella (1968)
- Goodnight Albert (1968)
 1967 The Informer (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Trivia:

Father of sports presenter & filmmaker Gabriel Clarke.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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