Ken Hughes

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Ken Hughes
Born Kenneth Graham Hughes
(1922-01-19)19 January 1922
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 28 April 2001(2001-04-28) (aged 79)
Los Angeles, California, United States

Kenneth Graham "Ken" Hughes (19 January 1922 – 28 April 2001[1]) was a British film director, writer and producer, who is best known as the co-writer and director of the 1968 children's film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Personal history[edit]

His daughter is the opera singer Melinda Hughes.[2] She is the child of his marriage to Cherry Price. Marriage dissolved 1976



As writer only[edit]


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