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Terence Young (1915–1994)


Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised while listening to a concert in an army training ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. No
Dr. No Director
(1962)
From Russia with Love
(1963)
Thunderball
Thunderball Director
(1965)
Wait Until Dark
Wait Until Dark Director
(1967)

Filmography

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 1981 Inchon
 1980 Al-ayyam al-tawila (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1979 Bloodline
 1977 Woo fook
 1975 Jackpot
 1974 Klansman
 1971 Red Sun
 1970 Cold Sweat
 1968 Mayerling
 1967 The Rover
 1966 Triple Cross
 1965 Thunderball
 1962 Dr. No
 1961 Duel of Champions (english version)
 1961 Black Tights
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Tank Force
 1956 Zarak
 1956 Safari
 1955 That Lady
 1953 Paratrooper
 1948 Woman Hater
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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shaun Terence Young
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Personal Quote:

[on Sean Connery] He doesn't give a damn for the ancillary assets of being a star. It's not that he's ungrateful. It's just that he's concerned with personal integrity. A hell of a lot of people don't like Sean because of this. See more »

Trivia:

Doubled for terminally ill actor Pedro Armendáriz in some of his long shots in From Russia with Love (1963). See more »

Trademark:

He frequently cast Desmond Llewelyn and Anthony Dawson.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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