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Terence Young (1915–1994)


Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised while listening to a concert in an army training ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. No Director
(1962)
Thunderball Director
(1965)
(1963)
Wait Until Dark Director
(1967)

Filmography

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 1981 Inchon
 1980 Long Days (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1979 Bloodline
 1975 Jackpot
 1974 The Klansman
 1973 The Amazons
 1971 Red Sun
 1970 Cold Sweat
 1968 Mayerling
 1967 The Rover
 1966 Triple Cross
 1965 Thunderball
 1962 Dr. No
 1961 Duel of Champions (english version)
 1961 Black Tights
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Tank Force
 1956 Zarak
 1956 Safari
 1955 That Lady
 1953 Paratrooper
 1948 Woman Hater
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Official Sites:

Filmnegah.com (Persian)

Alternate Names:

Shaun Terence Young
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Personal Quote:

Of all the Bond films I did, From Russia with Love (1963) was the best. See more »

Trivia:

During World War II, he was a paratrooper in the British army, and took part in the battle of Arnhem, Holland, where he was wounded. Young was transferred to a Dutch hospital, where he was nursed back to health. One of the volunteer nurses who took care of him was a 16-year-old Dutch girl named Audrey Heenstra - who became better known as Audrey Hepburn. More than 20 years later, he directed her ... See more »

Trademark:

He frequently cast Desmond Llewelyn and Anthony Dawson.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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