Michael Anderson

Film Director
Born Jan 30, 1920

Michael Joseph Anderson, Sr. is an English film director, best known for directing The Dam Busters (1955), Around the World in 80 Days (1956) and Logan's Run (1976).

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1920 Birth Born on January 30, 1920.


1949 29 Years Old After serving in the Second World War, Anderson first developed his career in British films, becoming a director in 1949 and enjoying his first success with the war film The Dam Busters (1955). … Read More


1968 48 Years Old He also directed the 1968 film The Shoes of the Fisherman starring Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud. … Read More


1988 68 Years Old In 1988, he directed Bottega dell'orefice (The Jeweler's Shop), based on the 1960 play written by Karol Wojtyła (later Pope John Paul II). … Read More
2012 92 Years Old In 2012, Michael Anderson received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Directors Guild of Canada. … Read More
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