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Ken Russell

Ken Russell
  • Career: Director Actor
  • Top celebrities: 8290
  • BirthDate: 1927, 03 of July , Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
  • Spouse: Lisi Tribble (2001 - 27 November 2011) (his death), Hetty Baynes (1992 - 1999) (divorced) 1 child, Vivian Jolly (1983 - 1991) (divorced) 2 children, Shirley Russell (1956 - 1978) (divorced) 5 children
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Facts of life

    Ken Russell was an English film director. He was born in 1927 July 3 in England. He was known for his donations to the world of cinematography. He owned a unique style of approach to everything. He made the world to think about each object on the screen effectively. The special angles and effects made using the graphics was designed by his great talent for each shot before the shooting. This determination to the field made him more famous in the industry within a short period,

    He was criticized by many of the activists in the field many times but led his carrier unnoticing them. He was married 4 times in his life. He has also won many Academy Awards. Women in love gave him the Award in 1969 where The Devil in 1971 and Who’s Tommy in 1975. He also won the award for the science fiction film Altered States in 1980.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1971 for "Best Director for:Women in Love (1969)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 1981 for "Best Director for:Altered States (1980)."
    Nominated BAFTA TV Award - 1971 for "Best Specialised Production for:"Omnibus" (1967). For episode "Dance of the Seven Veils"."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1970 for "Best Direction for:Women in Love (1969)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1987 for "for:Aria (1987). Shared with: Robert Altman Bruce Beresford Bill Bryden Jean-Luc Godard Derek Jarman Franc Roddam Nicolas Roeg Charles Sturridge Julien Temple"
    Won Technical Grand Prize - 1974 for "for:Mahler (1974)."
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1989 for "Best Film for:The Lair of the White Worm (1988)."
    Nominated International Fantasy Film Award - 1987 for "Best Film for:Gothic (1986)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1971 for "Best Motion Picture Director for:Women in Love (1969)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2004 for ""
    Won Silver Ribbon - 1972 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:The Devils (1971)."
    Nominated Golden St. George - 1989 for "for:The Rainbow (1989)."
    Won NBR Award - 1972 for "Best Director for:The Devils (1971) and The Boy Friend (1971)."
    Won Alexander Lifka Achievement Award - 2009 for "Contribution to World Cinema for:Tommy (1975)."
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1972 for "Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium for:The Boy Friend (1971)."
    Won Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award - 1975 for "Best British Original Screenplay for:Mahler (1974). Tied with Ray Connolly for Stardust (1974)."
    Won Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award - 1963 for "Best British Documentary Script for:"Monitor" (1958). For episode "Elgar"."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 871
  • Films with Ken Russell: Boudica Bites Back - 2009
    Trapped Ashes - 2006
    Sarah Brightman: Diva - 2006
    Revenge of the Elephant Man - 2004
    The Fall of the Louse of Usher: A Gothic Tale for the 21st Century - 2002
    Elgar: Fantasy of a Composer on a Bicycle - 2002
    Lion's Mouth - 2000
    Dogboys - 1998
    Ken Russell 'In Search of the English Folk Song' - 1997
    Mindbender - 1996
    Tales of Erotica - 1996
    Treasure Island - 1995
    Classic Widows - 1995
    Alice in Russialand - 1995
    The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch - 1995
    Lady Chatterley - 1993
    The Mystery of Dr Martinu - 1993
    The Secret Life of Arnold Bax - 1992
    Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Premiere Collection Encore - 1992
    Prisoner of Honor - 1991
    Whore - 1991
    Road to Mandalay - 1991
    Women and Men: Stories of Seduction - 1990
    The Strange Affliction of Anton Bruckner - 1990
    The Rainbow - 1989
    A British Picture - 1989
    Méphistophélès - 1989
    The Lair of the White Worm - 1988
    Salome's Last Dance - 1988
    Ken Russell's ABC of British Music - 1988
    Aria - 1987
    Gothic - 1986
    Faust - 1985
    Crimes of Passion - 1984
    The South Bank Show - 1984
    The Planets - 1983
    Altered States - 1980
    ITV Sunday Night Drama - 1978
    Valentino - 1977
    Lisztomania - 1975
    Tommy - 1975
    Mahler - 1974
    Savage Messiah - 1972
    The Boy Friend - 1971
    The Devils - 1971
    The Music Lovers - 1970
    Omnibus - 1967-1970
    Women in Love - 1969
    Billion Dollar Brain - 1967
    Sunday Night - 1966
    Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World - 1966
    Monitor - 1959-1965
    Diary of a Nobody - 1964
    Six - 1964
    French Dressing - 1964
    Lonely Shore - 1964
    Preservation Man - 1962
    Mr. Chesher's Traction Engines - 1962
    Antonio Gaudi - 1961
    London Moods - 1961
    Shelagh Delaney's Salford - 1960
    A House in Bayswater - 1960
    Architecture of Entertainment - 1960
    Cranko at Work - 1960
    Guitar Craze - 1959
    Amelia and the Angel - 1959
    Poet's London - 1959
    Portrait of a Goon - 1959
    Lourdes - 1958
    Peepshow - 1956
    Knights on Bikes - 1956
    Monitor - 1962-1965
    Invasion of the Not Quite Dead - 2012
    Puzzleface - 2011
    Zero - 2011/II
    The Aristofrogs - 2010
    Mr. Nice - 2010
    Marple: The Moving Finger - 2006
    Color Me Kubrick - 2005
    Waking the Dead - 2003
    The Russia House - 1990
    Omnibus - 1968
    Walk with the Damned - 1962
    Monitor - 1965
    Spidarlings - 2012
    Special Collector's Edition - 2011
    Sanitarium - 2001
    Living the Life - 2012
    Celebrity Naked Ambition - 2011
    Newsnight - 2010
    In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber - 2010
    Rich Man, Poor Man: Ben Dover Straightens Up - 2009
    The South Bank Show - 1984-2007
    The Most Annoying Pop Songs.... We Hate to Love - 2007
    British Film Forever - 2007
    Channel 4 News - 2007
    The Return of 'Allo 'Allo! - 2007
    5 News - 2007
    Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth - 2007
    Celebrity Big Brother - 2007
    The Real Blue Nuns - 2006
    Ballet Hell - 2006
    Brothers of the Head - 2005
    X-Rated - 2004
    Ken Russell on 'Tommy' - 2004
    The 100 Greatest Musicals - 2003
    Reflections on Golden Pond - 2003
    Celebrity Naked Ambition - 2003
    Hell on Earth - 2002
    Funny Turns - 2001
    Art That Shook the World - 2001
    Open House - 2001
    Legends - 2000
    For the Love of... - 1999
    The Peculiar Memories of Bruce Robinson - 1999
    Carry on Darkly - 1998
    Light Lunch - 1997
    Great Composers - 1997
    Això no és tot! - 1996
    In Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross - 1996
    A History of British Art - 1996
    Georges Delerue - 1995
    Empire of the Censors - 1995
    Denton - 1994
    Masterchef - 1993
    Without Walls - 1991-1993
    The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey - 1993
    Aspel & Company - 1990
    Brit Awards 1989 - 1989
    The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross - 1987-1988
    Roger Daltrey - 1983
    The Kids Are Alright - 1979
    All You Need Is Love - 1977
    The Elstree Story - 1976
    2nd House - 1974
    Ken Russell, with Colin Wilson - 1973
    Film Night - 1972
    Omnibus - 1971
    Aquarius - 1971
    Director of Devils - 1971
    All Talking... All Singing... All Dancing - 1971
    Late Night Lineup - 1966
    The 84th Annual Academy Awards - 2012
    The Orange British Academy Film Awards - 2012
    Ken Russell: A Bit of a Devil - 2012
    Días de cine - 2011
    Time Shift - 2011
    SpaceDisco One - 2007
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