Kevin Connor (director)

Kevin Connor (born 14 July 1937) is an English film and television director currently based in Hollywood.[1]

Kevin Connor
Born (1937-07-14) 14 July 1937 (age 83)
London, England
OccupationDirector, producer, writer


Connor was born in Kings Cross, London on 14 July 1937. Left school in 1953 entering into documentary films in Soho. Later became a sound editor of several British films, working with directors, Tony Richardson, Richard Attenborough, Dick Lester, Abe Polonsky and Michael Cacoyannis. He worked as editor on Oh! What a Lovely War in 1969, and was eventually given his directing break with From Beyond the Grave in 1974, thanks to producer Milton Subotsky of Amicus Productions. 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 films such as Trial by Combat (1976), Motel Hell (1980), The House Where Evil Dwells (1982), Sunset Grill (1993) and Domestic Import (2006), as well as many TV miniseries and films, including Goliath Awaits, North and South: Book II, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Great Expectations, Diana: Her True Story, Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story, Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor, In the Beginning, Frankenstein, Blackbeard and Marco Polo.


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