Richard Lester

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Birthday
19, 1932
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1932 (age 87)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Director of the iconic Beatles films Help! and A Hard Day's Night, as well as Superman II and Superman III with Christopher Reeve.

Before Fame

He was a child prodigy who began studying at the University of Pennsylvania at age 15.

Trivia

His comedy The Knack ...and How to Get It, produced between his two Beatles films, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He married Deirdre Vivian Smith in 1956.

Associated With

He directed Sean Connery in the 1976 film Robin and Marian.