Joseph Losey biography

Joseph Losey

Film director

1909 – 1984

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Who was Joseph Losey?

Joseph Walton Losey was an American theater and film director, born in Wisconsin. After studying in Germany with Bertolt Brecht, Losey returned to the United States, eventually making his way to Hollywood. In the 1950s Losey was blacklisted in the United States and moved to Europe where he made the remainder of his films, mostly in the United Kingdom. Horror film buffs know him mainly for 3 films that he directed, M, The Damned and Modesty Blaise, although most of his work was in other genres. He died at his home in London on June 22, 1984, at age 75.

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Born
Jan 14, 1909
La Crosse
Also known as
  • Victor Hanbury
  • Joseph Walton
  • Terence Hanbury
  • Andrea Forzano
  • Joseph Walton Losey
  • Joe
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Dartmouth College
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • La Crosse
Died
Jun 22, 1984
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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