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Born in Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Died in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Philip Mackie was born on November 26, 1918 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Paris 1900 (1964), The Brain (1962) and The Whole Truth (1958). He was married to Cynthia. He died on December 23, 1985 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.

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Cynthia (1948 - 1985)

Trivia (4)

British playwright and producer. After World War II he worked as producer for the Crown Film Unit, and then for the Marshall Plan making documentaries in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam. His wartime novel 'Hurrah the Flag' was published in 1954. He joined the BBC in 1954 as a contract writer and later worked as Head of Drama at Granada. His best known productions include "Raffles" , "The Caesars", "The Organization", "The Naked Civil Servant", "An Englishman's Castle", "Therese Raquine", "Napoleon and Love", "The Cleopatras". He won many awards including two BAFTA TV Awards, the Prix Italia, and the Broadcasting Press and Guild Award. He also wrote feature film scripts, including "The Whole Truth" and "All the Way Up".
Grandfather of Pearl Mackie of Doctor Who (2005) fame.
Died 18 months before his granddaughter Pearl Mackie was born.
Mackie won The BAFTA TV award for 'The Caesars' (1968). He also won the Broadcast Press Guild Award for Best single drama for 'The Naked Civil Servant' (1976). He was nominated for A BAFTA award, Best Single play, for 'The Naked Civil Servant' (1976).

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