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Clive Donner
Birth: Jan. 21, 1926
London
Greater London, England
Death: Sep. 6, 2010
London
Greater London, England

Motion Picture Director. The son of a concert violinist and a boutique proprietor, he left grammar school at age seventeen and briefly worked as an office clerk, before entering the entertainment industry as an editor, contributing to the Clive Brook picture "On Approval" (1944), followed by the Carol Reed film "The Way Ahead" (1944). After service in the Royal Army Educational Corp, Donner had further editing assignments with "A Christmas Carol" (1951) and "Genevieve" (1953), gradually advancing to director, making his big screen debut with "The Secret Place" (1957); he would have steady credits on British TV with the programs "Danger Man" and "Sir Francis Drake". Donner's most productive period was from the mid to late 1960s, as he had memorable feature efforts with "The Guest" ("The Caretaker") (1963), "Nothing But the Best" (1964), the star-studded "What's New, Pussycat?" (1965), "Luv" (1967, from the Broadway play), and "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush" (1968). From the 1970s into the early 1990s, he directed several TV-movies, among them "Rogue Male" (1978), "Oliver Twist" (1982), "A Christmas Carol" (1984), "King Arthur" (1985) and "Babes in Toyland" (1988). He was married to film costume designer Jocelyn Rickards from 1970 until her death in 2005. He died of complications from Alzheimer's disease. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
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Clive Donner
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