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Robin Hardy (I) (1929–2016)


Robin Hardy was born on October 2, 1929 in Wimbledon, London, England, UK. He was an actor and writer, known for The Wicker Man (1973), Forbidden Sun (1988) and The Fantasist (1986). He was previously married to Victoria. He died on July 1, 2016 in Reading, Berkshire, England, UK. See full bio »

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Known For

The Wicker Man Minister
(1973)
Forbidden Sun Writer
(1988)
The Fantasist Writer
(1986)
(2011)

Filmography

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 1978 Somebody's Daughter (TV Series)
Ben Winnicott
- The Wife Wants a Child (1978) ... Ben Winnicott
- It's a Mug's Game (1978) ... Ben Winnicott
- Proof Positive (1978) ... Ben Winnicott
- One Home, One Away. (1978) ... Ben Winnicott
- Bangarang (1978) ... Ben Winnicott
 1973 The Wicker Man
Minister (uncredited)
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 2011 The Wicker Tree (novel "Cowboys for Christ") / (written by)
 1988 Forbidden Sun (story)
 1986 The Fantasist (writer)
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 1988 Forbidden Sun (executive producer)
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 2011 The Wicker Tree (music: "Trailer Trash Love", "The Wicker Tree Song")
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 2006 The Wicker Man (acknowledgment: original "The Wicker Man" director)
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 2015 Without Your Head (Podcast Series)
Self
 2013 Robin Hardy on 'the Wicker Man' (Video short)
Self
 2009 Scotland on Screen (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Director
 2005 Cast & Crew (TV Series documentary)
Self - Director
- The Wicker Man (2005) ... Self - Director
 2001 Burnt Offering: The Cult of the Wicker Man (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2001 The Wicker Man Enigma (Video documentary short)
Self
 1998 Ex-S (TV Series documentary)
Self
- The Wicker Man (1998) ... Self
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 2021 Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror (Documentary)
Self - Director, The Wicker Man
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Personal Details

Other Works:

DVD commentary for The Wicker Man (1973) with Edward Woodward and Christopher Lee, moderated by Mark Kermode See more »

Spouse:

Victoria  (his death)
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Trivia:

Began his directorial career in Canada and the US before moving to London in the 1960's, where he made commercials and informational films for the Hardy Shaffer Ferguson Avery, an organization he co-founded with the writer Anthony Shaffer. See more »

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