Person    | Male  Born 14/1/1909  Died 22/6/1984

Joseph Losey

Categories: Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre

Countries: USA

Born Wisconsin, U.S.A. Film and theatre director. In 1952 he moved to England after being blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Directed three ground-breaking films, (with Harold Pinter as scriptwriter): The Servant (1963), Accident (1967) and The Go-Between (1971). Died at home, 29 Royal Avenue.

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