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Derek Cracknell (1935–1991)


Derek Cracknell was born on October 14, 1935 in the UK. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Aliens (1986), Krull (1983) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He died on May 4, 1991 in Hammersmith, London, England. See full bio »

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Aliens Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1986)
Krull Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1983)
2001: A Space Odyssey Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1968)
Diamonds Are Forever Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1971)

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 1991 King Ralph (first assistant director)
 1990 A Ghost in Monte Carlo (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1989 About Face (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Bag Lady (1989) ... (assistant director)
 1989 Batman (first assistant director)
 1989 Farewell to the King (first assistant director)
  The Dirty Dozen (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode, 1988) (assistant director - 1 episode, 1988)
- Baby Brigade (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- The Dirtiest Show on Earth (1988) ... (assistant director)
 1987 Queenie (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (first assistant director)
 1986 Aliens (first assistant director)
 1985 Revolution (first assistant director)
 1985 Santa Claus: The Movie (first assistant director)
 1985 Eleni (assistant director)
 1985 Lifeforce (first assistant director) / (second unit director)
 1984 Supergirl (assistant director)
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1984 Scandalous (assistant director)
 1983 Krull (assistant director) / (second unit director)
 1982 Evil Under the Sun (first assistant director)
 1981 Out of Order (Short) (assistant director)
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd (first assistant director)
 1980 Oh Heavenly Dog (first assistant director)
 1979 Escape to Athena (assistant director)
 1978 The Wild Geese (assistant director)
 1978 The Medusa Touch (first assistant director)
 1977 The Deep (assistant director)
 1976 Aces High (aerial unit director)
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (assistant director)
 1974 The Tamarind Seed (assistant director)
 1973 Ghost in the Noonday Sun (assistant director)
 1973 Live and Let Die (assistant director)
 1973 O Lucky Man! (assistant director)
 1972 Henry VIII and His Six Wives (assistant director)
 1971 Cry of the Penguins (assistant director: Antarctic)
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (assistant director)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever (assistant director)
 1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins (assistant director)
 1969 Battle of Britain (first assistant director)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (first assistant director)
 1967 Robbery (assistant director)
 1967 Beach Red (assistant director)
 1966 The Blue Max (assistant director)
 1965 Joey Boy (assistant director)
 1965 The Heroes of Telemark (assistant director - uncredited)
 1964 Ferry Cross the Mersey (assistant director)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark (assistant director)
 1964 Shadow of Treason (assistant director)
 1963 Ricochet (assistant director)
 1963 Sword of Lancelot (third assistant director - uncredited)
 1963 Heavens Above! (assistant director)
 1963 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Ricochet (1963) ... (assistant director)
 1962 Waltz of the Toreadors (third assistant director - uncredited)
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Father of Sarah Cracknell

Star Sign:

Libra

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