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John Lee Thompson  (1 August 1914 – 30 August 2002), better known as J. Lee Thompson, was an English film director, active in England and Hollywood.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

John Lee Thompson  (1 August 1914 – 30 August 2002), better known as J. Lee Thompson, was an English film director, active in England and Hollywood.

Description above from the Wikipedia article J. Lee Thompson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 54

Birthday 1914-08-01

Day of Death 2002-08-30

Place of Birth Bristol, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Jack Lee Thompson
  • John Lee-Thompson

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects Director
1988 Messenger of Death Director
1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Director
1986 Firewalker Director
1986 Murphy's Law Director
1985 King Solomon's Mines Director
1984 The Ambassador Director
1984 The Evil That Men Do Director
1983 10 to Midnight Director
1981 Happy Birthday to Me Director
1980 Cabo Blanco Director
1979 The Passage Director
1978 The Greek Tycoon Director
1977 The White Buffalo Director
1976 St. Ives Director
1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud Director
1974 Huckleberry Finn Director
1973 Battle for the Planet of the Apes Director
1972 A Great American Tragedy Director
1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes Director
1970 Country Dance Director
1969 The Chairman Director
1969 Before Winter Comes Director
1969 Mackenna's Gold Director
1966 Eye of the Devil Director
1965 Return from the Ashes Director
1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! Director
1964 What a Way to Go! Director
1963 Kings of the Sun Director
1962 Taras Bulba Director
1962 Cape Fear Director
1961 The Guns of Navarone Director
1960 I Aim at the Stars Director
1959 North West Frontier Director
1959 Tiger Bay Director
1959 No Trees in the Street Director
1958 Ice Cold in Alex Director
1957 Woman in a Dressing Gown Director
1957 The Good Companions Director
1956 Yield to the Night Director
1955 An Alligator Named Daisy Director
1955 As Long as They're Happy Director
1954 For Better, for Worse Director
1954 The Weak and the Wicked Director
1953 The Yellow Balloon Director
1950 Murder Without Crime Director

Writing

1986 Future Hunters Screenplay
1983 10 to Midnight Story
1954 The Weak and the Wicked Writer
1950 Murder Without Crime Screenplay
1950 No Place for Jennifer Writer
1949 For Them That Trespass Screenplay
1941 East of Piccadilly Screenplay
1940 The Middle Watch Writer

Production

1965 Return from the Ashes Producer
1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! Producer
1957 Woman in a Dressing Gown Producer
1957 The Good Companions Producer

Acting

1998 Behind the Planet of the Apes as Himself
1995 Empire of the Censors

Crew

1939 Jamaica Inn Dialogue Coach

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