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Tony Garnett (1936–2020)

Tony Garnett was born on April 3, 1936 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. He was a producer and actor, known for Kes (1969), Deep in the Heart (1983) and Prostitute (1980). He was married to Alexandra Ouroussoff and Topsy Jane. He died on January 12, 2020 in the UK. See full bio »

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(age 83) in UK

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Known For

Kes Producer
(1969)
(1983)
Prostitute Producer
(1980)
(1988)

Filmography

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  WVAG in New York City (Video short) (producer - as Tony Garnetti)
 2007 Rough Diamond (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Lilies (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Chit Behind King Billy (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 This Life + 10 (TV Movie) (producer)
 2001 First Years (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- There's No Place Like Homo (2001) ... (executive producer)
- ...And Then You Die (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The First Thing You Do... (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Attachments (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1998 Stanton Blues (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1996-1997 This Life (TV Series) (executive producer - 32 episodes)
- Apocalypse Wow! (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Secrets and Wives (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Milly Liar (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Diet Hard (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret of My Excess (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1992-1997 Screen One (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Hostile Waters (1997) ... (producer)
- Born Kicking (1992) ... (producer)
 1996-1997 Ballykissangel (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Chinese Whispers (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Money, Money, Money (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Only Skin Deep (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The Facts of Life (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Sharman (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Guardians (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Holed (TV Short) (executive producer)
 1996 Christmas (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Beautiful Thing (producer)
 1995 The Turnaround (executive producer)
 1992-1994 Between the Lines (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- The End User: Part II (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The End User: Part I (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Free Trade (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Unknown Soldier (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Blooded (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1994 Cardiac Arrest (TV Series) (producer)
 1992 The Reconstructed Heart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy (producer)
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy (producer - produced by)
 1985 Follow That Bird (producer - produced by)
 1983 Deep in the Heart (producer)
 1982 Five-Minute Films (TV Series short) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Afternoon (1982) ... (producer)
- A Light Snack (1982) ... (producer)
- Probation (1982) ... (producer)
- Old Chums (1982) ... (producer)
 1980 Prostitute (producer)
 1979 Black Jack (producer)
 1978 Law & Order (TV Mini Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- A Prisoner's Tale (1978) ... (producer)
- A Brief's Tale (1978) ... (producer)
- A Villain's Tale (1978) ... (producer)
- A Detective's Tale (1978) ... (producer)
 1973-1978 Play for Today (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- The Spongers (1978) ... (producer)
- Blooming Youth (1973) ... (producer)
- Hard Labour (1973) ... (producer)
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- 1926: General Strike (1975) ... (producer)
- 1924: A Miracle (1975) ... (producer)
- 1921: Every Pit In Britain Is Idle (1975) ... (producer)
- 1916: Joining Up (1975) ... (producer)
 1974 The Enemy Within (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Steven (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 The Save the Children Fund Film (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 Family Life (producer)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- After a Lifetime (1971) ... (producer)
 1970 The Body (Documentary) (producer)
 1969 Kes (producer)
 1966-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- The Big Flame (1969) ... (producer)
- The Gorge (1968) ... (producer)
- The Golden Vision (1968) ... (producer)
- An Officer of the Court (1967) ... (producer)
- Drums Along the Avon (1967) ... (producer)
 1968 The Sweet Body of Deborah (producer - uncredited)
 1968 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Parachute (1968) ... (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Tony Garnet | Tony Garnetti

Spouse:

Alexandra Ouroussoff  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »
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I am not an enemy of the BBC. I am a critical friend. True friends point out your failings - however uncomfortable that makes you - and the anguish in the creative community and the short-changing of the audience make me feel obligated to speak some truths about BBC drama. The problem is systematic and cultural. The BBC's drama department has changed over a generation in ways which have coarsened... See more »

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Longtime collaborator with Ken Loach. See more »

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