Lewis Gilbert

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Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 23, 2018 (97)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 23, 2018 (97)

About

Veteran director of the award-winning film Alfie as well as three James Bond films.

Before Fame

He was a child actor in the 1920s and 1930s and was the family breadwinner after his father's death.

Trivia

His 1966 film Alfie was nominated for five Academy Awards and won the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

His parents were second-generation music hall performers. He had two sons with Hylda Tafler, whom he was married to from 1951 until 2005.

Associated With

His first James Bond film was 1967's You Only Live Twice starring Sean Connery as James Bond.