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Cyril Frankel (1921–2017)

Cyril Frankel was born on December 28, 1921 in Stoke Newington, London, England. He is known for Man of Africa (1953), Department S (1969) and The Avengers (1961). He died on June 7, 2017 in England. See full bio »


(age 95) in England, UK

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Known For

Man of Africa Director
Department S Director
The Avengers Director
Jason King Director


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 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tennis Court (1984)
 1983 Legend of the Champions (TV Movie)
 1983 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- The Old Vic (1983)
 1972-1973 The Protectors (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Petard (1973)
- Vocal (1973)
- Thinkback (1972)
 1972-1973 The Adventurer (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Good Book (1973)
- Double Exposure (1973)
 1971 UFO (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Long Sleep (1971) ... (uncredited)
- Timelash (1971)
 1968-1969 The Champions (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Dark Island (1968)
- The Survivors (1968)
- Happening (1968)
- The Experiment (1968)
 1968 The Avengers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 The Witches
 1964-1966 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Morna (1966)
- The Alibi Man (1965)
 1966 The Baron (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Killing (1966)
- Masquerade (1966)
 1965 The Man in a Looking Glass (TV Movie)
 1963 The Very Edge
 1960 School for Scoundrels (uncredited)
 1953 Man of Africa
 1952 Nutcracker (Documentary short)
 1951 Wing to Wing (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1950 Eagles of the Fleet (Documentary short)
 1950 From the Ground Up (Documentary short)
 1950 Underwater Story (Documentary short)
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British film maker who began his career working on documentaries for the Crown Film Unit in the late 1940's. He directed his first feature films for ABPC (Associated British Picture Corporation) and Group 3 in the 50's, alternating comedies with melodramas. Frankel had a reputation as an expert director of children. From the mid-60s, he worked primarily in television, his best output being for ... See more »

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