George Englund

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George Englund
Born (1926-06-22) June 22, 1926 (age 90)
Washington, D.C.
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Spouse(s) Cloris Leachman
(1953–1979 divorced, 5 children) Bonnie Graves (1980–, 1 child.)
Children 6

George Englund (born June 22, 1926) is an American film editor, director, producer and actor.[1]


He was married to actress Cloris Leachman from 1953 to 1979. They had five children: Adam Englund, Bryan Englund, George Englund Jr., Morgan Englund and actress Dinah Englund. He is the son of actress Mabel Albertson who played Darrin's mother, Phyllis Stephens, on "Bewitched". His maternal uncle was actor Jack Albertson from "Chico and the Man".

Englund was born in Washington, D.C. and was reportedly best friends with Marlon Brando, who starred in Englund's 1963 film The Ugly American, and wrote a memoir about their friendship.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "George Englund". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Cinema: Marlon Brando by George Englund – Times Online". The Times. London. July 17, 2005. Retrieved December 16, 2010. 
  3. ^ Englund, George. The Way It's Never Been Done Before: My Friendship With Marlon Brando. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2004. ISBN 0-06-078630-2. Retrieved 2013-02-21.

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