Kevin Connor (director)

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Kevin Connor
Born (1937-09-24) 24 September 1937 (age 78)
London, England
Occupation director, producer, writer

Kevin Connor is an English film and television director currently based in Hollywood.[1]

Connor was born in London on 24 September 1937 and grew up during the 2nd World War. Later, he became a member of the sound departments of several movies, then a cutter, editor, and finally a director. He is best remembered for directing 1970s fantasy/adventure films such as The Land That Time Forgot (1975), At the Earth's Core (1976), The People That Time Forgot (1977), Warlords of Atlantis (1979) and Arabian Adventure (1979).

He also directed other movies such as From Beyond the Grave (1974), Trial by Combat (1976), Motel Hell (1980), The House Where Evil Dwells (1982) and Sunset Grill (1993), as well as TV miniseries including Goliath Awaits, North and South: Book II, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Great Expectations, Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story, Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor In the Beginning and Frankenstein.

Connor planned to direct a Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle biopic, The Life of the Party.[2]It was to star Chris Kattan and Preston Lacy.[3] However the project was shelved.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times
  2. ^ Dark Horizons
  3. ^ King, Susan (November 15, 2007). "Screening Room". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Schanie, Andrew (2010). Movie Confidential: Sex, Scandal, Murder and Mayhem in the Film Industry. Clerisy Press. p. 19. ISBN 978-1578603541. 

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