Sir Carol Reed
(1906-1976)

film director and Knight Bachelor (from 1952)

Died aged c. 70

Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), and Oliver! (1968). For Oliver!, he received the Academy Award for Best Director. Odd Man Out was the first recipient of the BAFTA Award for Best British Film; filmmaker Roman Polanski has repeatedly cited it as his favourite film. The Fallen Idol won the second BAFTA Award for Best British Film. The British Film Institute voted The Third Man the greatest British film of the 20th century.

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Sir Carol Reed film director lived here 1948-1978

211 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom where they lived