Terence Young

Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Began his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1930s and, following WWII service, made his fiction directorial debut with "One Night With You" (1948). Young directed a number of routine British action films before ... Read more »
Born: 06/19/1915 in Shanghai, CN

Filmography

Director (24)

The Jigsaw Man 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Inchon 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Bloodline 1979 (Movie)

(Director)

The Klansman 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Valachi Papers 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

De la Part des Copains 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Soleil Rouge 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

The Rover 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

The Christmas Tree 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Mayerling 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Wait Until Dark 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

Triple Cross 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Thunderball 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

From Russia With Love 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Dr. No 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

Un, deux, trois, quatre! 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

No Time to Die 1957 (Movie)

(Director)

Safari 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

Storm Over the Nile 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

That Lady 1955 (Movie)

(Director)

The Red Beret 1952 (Movie)

(Director)

Serious Charge (Movie)

(Director)

Too Hot to Handle (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (4)

The Christmas Tree 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mayerling 1968 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

No Time to Die 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Bad Lord Byron 1948 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Where Is Parsifal? 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Other (1)

The Bridge of Kandahar 1965 (Movie)

film extract("Zarak" (1956)) (Other)

Biography

Began his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1930s and, following WWII service, made his fiction directorial debut with "One Night With You" (1948). Young directed a number of routine British action films before hitting his stride in the 1960s with a series of James Bond extravaganzas, beginning with "Dr. No" (1962). His recent credits include "Inchon" (1982), one of the biggest commercial disasters in the history of cinema.

EDUCATION

St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge

Milestones

1966

US TV movie directing debut, "A Poppy is Also a Flower/Poppies Are Also Flowers"; anti-drug program produced by the United Nations; based on story by Ian Fleming

1948

Fiction feature directing debut, "One Night With You"; first of three films released that year

1943

Co-directing debut (with Hurst), the documentary "Men of Arnhem"

1936

Began film career at British International Pictures; worked as scenarist, assistant director, dialogue director, often on films directed by B.D. Hurst

Served in Guards Armoured Division during WWII; wounded twice

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