Bryan Forbes (1926–2013)


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Bryan Forbes was born on July 22, 1926 in Stratford, London, England as John Theobald Clarke. He was an actor, writer, and director, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), The Whisperers (1967) and Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964). He was married to Nanette Newman and Constance Smith. He died on May 8, 2013 in Virginia Water, Surrey, England. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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(1967)
The Angry Silence Journalist
(1960)

Filmography

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 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series)
Derek Spencer
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Derek Spencer
 1985 Restless Natives
Man in Car
 1984 December Flower (TV Movie)
Harry Grey
 1978 International Velvet
Awards Presenter (uncredited)
 1965 King Rat
Radio (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Of Human Bondage (uncredited)
 1964 A Shot in the Dark
Camp Attendant (as Turk Thrust)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone
Cohn
 1960 The League of Gentlemen
Porthill
 1960 The Angry Silence
Journalist (uncredited)
 1959 Yesterday's Enemy
Dawson
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
Young Lieutenant (as Brian Forbes)
 1953-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Morris Townsend / Charles Hepworth / Dmitri Razoumikhin / ...
- The Heiress (1958) ... Morris Townsend
- The Gift (1954) ... Charles Hepworth
- Crime and Punishment (1953) ... Dmitri Razoumikhin
- The Road (1953) ... Robert Vanier
- Moonshine (1953) ... Michael Ransom
 1958 The Key
First Mate Weaver
 1957 Quatermass 2
Marsh
 1956 It's Great to Be Young!
Organ Salesman
 1956 Theatre (TV Movie)
Tom Fennel
 1956 Satellite in the Sky
Jimmy Wheeler
 1956 The Baby and the Battleship
Prof. Evans
 1956 The Extra Day
Harry
 1956 The Black Tent
Dying Soldier (scenes deleted)
 1956 Now and Forever
Frisby
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Donald Clifton
- The Bargain (1955) ... Donald Clifton
 1955 Passage Home
Shorty
 1955 The Colditz Story
Jimmy Winslow
 1954 Up to His Neck
Subby
 1954 Journey's End (TV Movie)
2nd Lt. Hibbert
 1954 An Inspector Calls
Eric
 1954 Man with a Million
Todd
 1953 Wheel of Fate
Ted Reid
 1953 Sea Devils
Willie
 1953 Raiders in the Sky
The Brat
 1952 The World in His Arms
William Cleggett
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Fighter (uncredited)
 1951 Green Grow the Rushes
Fred Starling - Biddle crew member
 1950 The Wooden Horse
Paul
 1949 Dear Mr. Prohack
Tony
 1949 All Over the Town
Trumble
 1949 Hour of Glory
Peterson - Dying Gunner (as Brian Forbes)
 1948 The Breadwinner (TV Movie)
Patrick Battle
 1946 Smith, Our Friend (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (of Dame Edith Evans): "Ned's Girl". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 47 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bryan Forbes CBE | Brian Forbes | Turk Thrust
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Personal Quote:

I remember saying to this particular savagely disturbed woman [who was protesting his movie The Stepford Wives (1975)], "You've missed the whole point. A, it's fantasy; B, if anybody looks stupid, it's the men. It's not an attack on women, it's an attack on women being exploited by men." See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 345-349. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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