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Don Leaver (1929–2015)

Don Leaver was born on September 27, 1929 in London, England, UK. He was a director and producer, known for A Fine Romance (1981), Prime Suspect (1991) and A Touch of Frost (1992). He was previously married to Tania Scott and Caroline Swinton. He died on December 13, 2015 in England, UK. See full bio »

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(age 86) in England, UK

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Known For

A Fine Romance Director
(1983-1984)
Prime Suspect Producer
(1991)
A Touch of Frost Director
(1992-1999)
The Avengers Director
(1961-1966)

Filmography

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 1999-2000 The Bill (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Search Me (2000)
- Cover Stories (1999)
 1997 Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Fisticuffs (1997)
 1992-1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Deep Waters (1996)
- No Refuge (1995)
 1995 An Independent Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Alice's Tale (1995)
- The First Loser (1995)
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Just Desserts (1991)
 1990 Chain (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- David Lynton (1990)
- Miss Brinkwell (1990)
- Vicky Elliott (1990)
- Lennox (1990)
 1988 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Bust (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hidden Assets (1987)
- Write Off (1987)
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Window, Sir? (1986)
- Hidden Talents (1986)
 1986 Call Me Mister (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Other Woman (1986)
 1985 The Detective (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1985)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
 1984 Mitch (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Family Matter (1984)
- Squealer (1984)
 1984 Bird of Prey 2 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Ducks in a Row (1984)
- Death and Taxes (1984)
 1983-1984 A Fine Romance (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- A Romantic Meal (1984)
- Problems (1984)
- A Weekend Away (1984)
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981 Diamonds (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Middle Game (1981)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Witching Time (1980)
 1980 Sounding Brass (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1980 Turtle's Progress (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1980)
- Episode #2.3 (1980)
 1979 Heartland (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Big Deal (1979)
- Alice Trying (1979)
 1978-1979 Accident (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Ends and Ways (1979)
- The Figures Man (1978)
 1978 The Famous Five (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Killing (1978)
 1978 Hazell (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975-1977 Rooms (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Dear Marge (1977)
- Friendship (1977)
- Gone to the Dogs (1977)
- Short Fuse (1977)
- Mrs Beale (1977)
 1976 Beasts (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- The Dummy (1976)
 1976 Killers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1976 Operation Patch (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Admiral (1976)
- The Assassin (1976)
- The Spies (1976)
- The Rebel (1976)
- The Prisoner (1976)
 1976 Westway (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Happy Families (1976)
 1975 Thriller (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1975 Against the Crowd (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- No Second Chance (1975)
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Date of Birth (1974)
- Double Exposure (1974)
 1974 Napoleon and Love (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Georgina (1974)
 1974 Zodiac (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Saturn's Rewards (1974)
 1973-1974 The Protectors (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Insider (1974)
- Route 27 (1974)
- Burning Bush (1974)
- Lena (1973)
- Quin (1973)
 1974 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No Harm Done (1974)
 1973 Van der Valk (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964-1972 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- A Very Fine Line (1968)
- A World of Time (1967)
 1972 Man at the Top (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Mug Like Me (1972)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- The Big Spender (1969)
- Crack Shot (1969)
 1967 The Informer (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Flat Season (1967)
 1967 The Gamblers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Haunted (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 1961-1966 The Avengers (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- How to Succeed .... At Murder (1966) ... (directed by)
- The House That Jack Built (1966) ... (directed by)
- Esprit De Corps (1964)
- The Wringer (1964)
 1964-1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Lodger (1965)
- The Welcome (1965)
 1965 Public Eye (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Jezebel ex UK (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Stand-In (1963)
 1963 Dimensions of Fear (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Garden of Death (1963)
- Deltas of Death (1963)
- Diagram of Death (1963)
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vanishing Act (1962)
 1960 Police Surgeon (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Three's a Crowd (1960)
- Wilful Neglect (1960)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Donald Leaver

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