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John Gilling (I) (1912–1984)

John Gilling was born on May 29, 1912 in London, England, UK. He was a director and writer, known for The Pirates of Blood River (1962), The Gamma People (1956) and Department S (1969). He died on November 22, 1984 in Madrid, Spain. See full bio »


(age 72) in Madrid, Spain

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Known For

The Gamma People Director
Department S Director
It Takes a Thief Director


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 1962-1969 The Saint (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Spanish Cow (1965)
 1968 The Champions (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Fanatics (1968)
- The Ghost Plane (1968)
- Full Circle (1968)
 1966 The Reptile
 1965 Blood Beast from Outer Space (directed by)
 1964 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Tin God (1964)
 1963 Panic
 1961 The Shadow of the Cat (directed by)
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Alfy's Tulip (1959)
 1957 High Flight
 1957 Pickup Alley
 1956-1957 Aggie (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Berlin Story (1957)
- Top Secret (1956)
 1956 Odongo
 1953-1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Heirloom (1954)
- Sylvia (1953)
 1954 Cross-Up
 1954 Destination Milan (episode "The Guilty Person")
 1954 The Embezzler
 1953 Recoil
 1953 White Fire
 1950 No Trace
 1948 Escape from Broadmoor (Short)
Show Show Writer (57 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Jack Gilling

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Moved to Spain in 1970 to devote himself to painting. See more »

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