Waris Hussein

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Birthday
9, 1938
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
India

About

Director of the first Doctor Who serial, as well as feature films such as A Touch of Love and Sixth Happiness.

Before Fame

He started as a trainee director with BBC at age 21.

Trivia

He received a BAFTA award for Edward and Mrs. Simpson and an Emmy Award for the Barry Manilow musical Copacabana.

Family Life

His parents moved to England when he was 9.

Associated With

He directed the first incarnation of Doctor Who, which featured William Hartnell as the titular Doctor.