Ken Russell

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Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 27, 2011 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 27, 2011 (84)

About

Director of the 1975 rock opera Tommy and the Oscar-nominated film Women in Love.

Before Fame

He watched a lot of movies with his mentally ill mother growing up.

Trivia

He directed the controversial film The Devils, which topped the British box office for eight weeks.

Family Life

He married Shirley Russel in 1956; Vivian Jolly in 1983; Hetty Baynes in 1992; and Lisi Tribble in 2001.

Associated With

He worked with Tina Turner on Tommy.

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