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Alvin Rakoff

Alvin Rakoff has directed more than 100 television, film and stage productions. He is now in his 10th decade. And still active. The twice Emmy Award-winning director has worked with many of the world's most prestigious leading talent, including Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Peter Sellers, Judi Dench, Donald Pleasance, Henry Fonda and Richard ... See full bio »

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Known For

Shades of Greene Director
(1975)
(1971)
(1982)
(1953-1959)

Filmography

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 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- The War (1997)
- The Twenties (1997)
 1993 A Haunting Harmony (TV Movie)
 1993 Molly (TV Movie)
 1992 Sam Saturday (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Home Free (1992)
 1991 The Best of Friends (TV Movie)
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Gas and Candles (1991)
 1984 The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1984)
- Part 1 (1984)
 1984 A Talent for Murder (TV Movie)
 1983 All for Love (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1983 Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (TV Movie)
 1983 Number 10 (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Bloodline (1983)
- Dizzy (1983)
- The Asquiths (1983)
- The Iron Duke (1983)
- A Woman of Style (1983)
 1968-1982 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Breadwinner (1982)
 1982 A Voyage Round My Father (TV Movie)
 1981 Dirty Tricks
 1980 Death Ship
 1979 City on Fire
 1978 The BBC Television Shakespeare (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Romeo & Juliet (1978)
 1978 Mrs. Amworth (Short)
 1977 Three Dangerous Ladies (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Kitchen (1977)
 1977 The Promise (TV Movie)
 1976 The Dame of Sark (TV Movie)
 1976 Killers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976 In Praise of Love (TV Movie)
 1975 Shades of Greene (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cheap in August (1975)
 1975 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lulu Street (1975)
 1975 Private Affairs (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Liberty Tree (1975)
 1974 Rooms (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1974 Panorama (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Stage 2 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972-1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Harlequinade (1973)
 1972-1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Summer and Smoke (1972)
 1972 The Sextet (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (TV Movie)
 1970 Hoffman
 1969 Crossplot
 1969 The Saint (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Call Me Daddy (TV Movie)
 1967 Money-Go-Round (Short)
 1967 Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- The Girl (1967)
- Call Me Daddy (1967)
- The Incident (1965)
 1965-1966 Court Martial (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Achilles' Heel (1966)
- The Liberators (1966)
- Let No Man Speak (1966)
 1962 Z Cars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 A Quiet Game of Cards (TV Movie)
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
 1957-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Room (1961)
- Breakdown (1958)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958-1959 Dial 999 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Thames Division (1959)
- 24 Hours a Day (1959)
- The Killing Job (1958)
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Velvet Alley (1959)
 1959 The Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Room 43
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1954 The Face of Love (TV Movie)
 1954 Tyrant's Tower (TV Movie)
 1953-1954 The Teckman Biography (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Third Person Singular (1954) ... (uncredited)
- The Man (1954) ... (uncredited)
- A Cable from Kesner (1954) ... (uncredited)
- 47 Harrison Court (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Charmaine (1954) ... (uncredited)
 1953 A Place of Execution (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Execution (1953) ... (uncredited)
- I Know the Place (1953) ... (uncredited)
- House of Hate (1953) ... (uncredited)
- Surgery Hours (1953) ... (uncredited)
- The Hand of Kailak (1953) ... (uncredited)
 1953 The Emperor Jones (TV Movie) (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (6 credits)
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Personal Details

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Spouse:

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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Sometimes mangled, his surname is pronounced "Raykoff".

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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