Bryan Forbes

Film director

1926 – 2013

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Who was Bryan Forbes?

Bryan Forbes, CBE was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man" and "one of the most important figures in the British film industry". Best known as the director of the film The Stepford Wives, he wrote and directed several other critically acclaimed films, including Whistle Down the Wind, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, and King Rat. He also scripted several films directed by others The League of Gentlemen, The Angry Silence and Only Two Can Play.

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Born
Jul 22, 1926
Stratford, London
Also known as
  • John Theobald Clarke
  • Bryan Forbes CBE
  • Turk Thrust
  • Brian Forbes
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Died
May 8, 2013
Virginia Water

Submitted
on July 23, 2013