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Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett is a British film and television producer, director and former actor. He is best known for his thirteen-year association with director Ken Loach, which started with The Wednesday Play and the groundbreaking Cathy Come Home amongst others, and continued into Play For Today and big screen features such as Kes. His other TV productions have included the controversial Law and Order and The Spongers and, with his company World Productions, Between the Lines, Ballykissangel, Cops, Cardiac Arrest and This Life. As a director, he helmed the films Prostitute and Handgun, and produced Hollywood movies such as Earth Girls are Easy and Sesame Street's Follow That Bird, and British cult LGBT classic Beautiful Thing. In 2016, he released his memoir, The Day the Music Died.


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Born:
Apr 3, 1936 In Erdington - Birmingham - England - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the series An Age of Kings 1960-04-28
Latest Project:
Movie How to Make a Ken Loach Film 2016-12-01
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Known For
Poster of How to Make a Ken Loach Film
Poster of Right To Work March
Poster of The Rivals
Poster of Incident at Midnight
Filmography
Movie How to Make a Ken Loach Film Interviewee 2016-12-01
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach Himself 2016-06-30
Movie Right To Work March 1972-10-19
Movie Incident at Midnight 1963-01-01
Movie The Rivals 1963-05-01
Movie The Boys James Alan "Ginger" Thompson 1962-08-31
Series Studio Four Unknown 1962-01-22
Series An Age of Kings Unknown 1960-04-28