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Known Credits 34
Day of Death 2011-06-08 (78 years old)
Place of Birth Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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John Mackenzie was a British film director perhaps best known for the 1980 gangster film The Long Good Friday. Born in Edinburgh, Mackenzie worked in British film from the late 1960s, first as an assistant director to Ken Loach on productions such as Up the Junction and Cathy Come Home, before becoming an independent director himself, going on to work in both the UK and the US.