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Michael Joseph Anderson

Michael Joseph Anderson

Michael Joseph Anderson is a British film director, born on 30th January 1920 in London. He first developed his career in British films, becoming a director in 1949, and making his mark with the war movie The Dam Busters (1954). He went on to direct an adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 (1956), Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), and settled in Hollywood making such science fiction offerings as Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) and Logan's Run (1976).

In 1988, he also directed Bottega dell'orefice (English: The Jeweler's Shop), based on the play written by Pope John Paul II. His son, Michael Anderson Jr., is an actor who appeared in Logan's Run.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Michael Joseph Anderson Facts

Birth NameMichael Joseph Anderson
BirthdayJanuary 30, 1920 (104)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.