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Hugh Hudson


Born - 25 August 1936, Marylebone, London, England
Died - 10 February 2023

Shaggy-haired, bespectacled English director, an Old Etonian who laboured in making commercials and short films (the first was for Apple in 1963) for 20 years before producer David Puttnam gave him a chance to direct a feature film - Chariots of Fire (1981), which won him an Oscar nomination. Other credits include the documentary Fangio: Life at 300 Miles an Hour (1980) and the features Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984), Revolution (1985), Lost Angels (1989), Lumiere and Company (1995), My Life So Far (1999),I Dreamed of Africa (2000), Rupture - A Matter of Life OR Death (2011) and Finding Altamira (2016), his last. Survived by his (second) wife, actress Maryam d'Abo, he died 'after a short illness'.