Bryan Forbes

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Bryan Forbes CBE (/fɔːrbz/; born John Theobald Clarke; 22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man" and "one of the most important figures in the British film industry". He directed the film The Stepford Wives (1975) and wrote and directed several other critically acclaimed films, including Whistle Down the Wind (1961), Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1964), and King Rat (1965). He also scripted several films directed by others, such as The League of Gentlemen (1960), The Angry Silence (1960) and Only Two Can Play (1962).

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #070

Whistle Down the Wind was filmed here in 1961. Dir. Bryan Forbes starring Hayley Mills and Alan Bates [full inscription unknown]

, Downham, United Kingdom where they filmed