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|Born||Charles Ainslie Crichton
6 August 1910
Wallasey, Merseyside, England
|Died||14 September 1999
South Kensington, London, England
|Years active||1935 - 1988|
Charles Crichton (6 August 1910 – 14 September 1999) was an English film director and editor. Born in Wallasey, Merseyside, he became best known for directing many comedies produced at Ealing Studios and had a 40-year career editing and directing many films and television programmes. Crichton gained two Academy Award nominations for A Fish Called Wanda, including Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
Crichton died in South Kensington, London aged 89.
- Charles Crichton at the Internet Movie Database
- BECTU interview of Crichton conducted by Sid Cole and Alan Lawton (1987) reproduced on the BFI screenonline website
- Charles Crichton at Find a Grave
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