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Francis Megahy

Director

Born - 4 January 1935, Manchester, Lancashire, England
Died - 1 May 2020

Genial, bespectacled, balding English director, a bon viveur who loved jazz, tennis and Formula 1 and sometimes appeared in his own films. After several years writing for TV, he began to make (and sometimes write) a variety of movies: Freelance (1970), Death of an Informer (1976), Sewers of Gold (1979), Flashpoint Africa (1980), Real Life (1984), Taffin (1988), The Inside Track: Senna and McLaren (1991), Red Sun Rising (1994), The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson (1996), Late Night Girls (2005), Only in L.A. (2010) and Ayrton Senna: Chequered Flag to Green Light (2014), his last. Twice married and divorced, he died from cancer.