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Alan Bridges Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Alan Bridges
Place Of Birth
Liverpool, England, UK
96 years old
Birth Date
September 28 1927

Alan Bridges Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Oxford University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Ann Castle

About Alan Bridges

Alan Bridges was a film and television director from England.

Alan Bridges directed a television rendition of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations' in 1967, which starred Gary Bond as Pip. For his movie, 'The Hireling', Bridges received the Grand Prix at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival.

'Out of Season' (1975) was selected for the 25th Berlin International Film Festival, while 'The Shooting Party' (1985) was selected for the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. Bridges has been a successful director for many projects by David Mercer and Dennis Potter for television.

Alan Bridges' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Alan Bridges' net worth?

Alan Bridges had a net worth of $6 million.

How much did Alan Bridges earn per year?

The amount that Alan Bridges earned annually during his career is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Alan Bridges?

The height of Alan Bridges is not known.

How old was Alan Bridges?

Alan Bridges was born on September 28, 1927, and died on December 7, 2013, at the age of 86.

Childhood And Education

Alan Bridges was born in Liverpool, England. Bridges initially hoped to pursue a career as an actor, so received a RADA diploma from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Bridges was also a student at Oxford University. Alan Bridges was the recipient of the Emile Littler Prize in 1946. In the '50s, Bridges performed Shakespearean parts with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company. In the '60s, Alan Bridges established a name as the director of several BBC television dramas.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Alan Bridges’ partner?

Alan Bridges was married to Ann Castle, until Castle died in 2011.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Alan Bridges was a popular film and television director and producer from the UK. Bridges worked on the plot of 'The Wednesday Play' for BBC. Alan Bridges directed outstanding 10-part renditions of two 19 century masterpieces, 'Great Expectations' and 'Les Misérables'. Bridges directed eight feature films while continuing to have a successful television career into the '80s.

Alan Bridges, who was born in Liverpool, England, first intended to be an actor, so attended RADA in London. After a number of years, he realized he'd rather direct. Alan Bridges created and directed 'You Can't Win', a six-episode crime series for the BBC, in 1961. Bridges went on to direct in the 'First Night' (1963-1964), an episode of 'Z-Cars' (1963) and 'Maigret' (1963), and a precursor to 'The Wednesday Play'.

What awards did Alan Bridges win?

'The Shooting Party' (1984), which received the Golden Palm prize at Cannes, is one of Alan Bridges' finest film dramas.

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