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David Lean

David LeanBorn: 25-Mar-1908
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: 16-Apr-1991
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Putney Vale Cemetery, London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Lawrence of Arabia

Wife: Isabel Lean (his first cousin, b. 1908, m. 28-Jun-1930, div. 1936, one child)
Wife: Kay Walsh (actress, m. 23-Nov-1940, div. 1949)
Wife: Ann Todd (actress, m. 21-May-1949, div. 1957)
Wife: Leila Matkar (m. 4-Jul-1960, div. 1978)
Wife: Sandra Hotz (m. 28-Oct-1981, div. 1984)
Wife: Sandra Cooke (m. 15-Dec-1990)

    American Film Institute Life Achievement Award 1990
    Oscar for Best Director 1958 for The Bridge on the River Kwai
    Oscar for Best Director 1963 for Lawrence of Arabia
    Knight of the British Empire 1984
    Asteroid Namesake 7037 Davidlean

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    A Passage to India (14-Dec-1984)
    Ryan's Daughter (9-Nov-1970)
    Doctor Zhivago (22-Dec-1965)
    Lawrence of Arabia (10-Dec-1962)
    The Bridge on the River Kwai (18-Dec-1957)
    Summertime (21-Jun-1955)
    Hobson's Choice (19-Apr-1954)
    The Sound Barrier (22-Jul-1952)
    Madeleine (14-Feb-1950)
    The Passionate Friends (2-May-1949)
    Oliver Twist (28-Jun-1948)
    Great Expectations (26-Dec-1946)
    Brief Encounter (26-Nov-1945)
    Blithe Spirit (14-May-1945)
    This Happy Breed (1-Jun-1944)
    In Which We Serve (17-Sep-1942)


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