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Guy Hamilton (I) (1922–2016)


Typically British stiff-upper-lip war dramas and action adventure laced with moments of sophisticated comedy were Guy Hamilton's trademark. The son of a British diplomat, he spent most of his youth with his family in France, seemingly destined to be groomed for a career in the diplomatic service. Growing up, he became enthralled with French cinema... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Live and Let Die Director
(1973)
Goldfinger Director
(1964)
(1971)

Filmography

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 2006 Diamonds Are Forever: Deleted Scenes (Video documentary short)
 2006 On Location with 'the Man with the Golden Gun' (Video documentary short)
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (directed by)
 1973 Live and Let Die (directed by)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever (directed by)
 1965 The Party's Over (uncredited)
 1964 Goldfinger (directed by)
 1957 Stowaway Girl
 1956 Charley Moon
 1953 The Intruder
 1952 The Ringer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

DVD commentaries on the following "James Bond" films: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Live and Let Die (1973), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Goldfinger (1964). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Kerima  (his death) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on directing several of the James Bond pictures] One of the rules with the Bond pictures is that you're not allowed to have a leading lady who can act--because we can't afford them . . . If ever we were to have a real leading lady, the next time around we'd have to find another one. And in no time at all we'd have to have, oh, Jane Fonda for $2 million and up. See more »

Trivia:

Director Guy Hamilton wanted Burt Reynolds as James Bond as a replacement for George Lazenby but the studio said no he's just a stuntman. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Harry Andrews

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