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Lewis Gilbert
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Born (1920-03-06)6 March 1920
Hackney, London, England
Died 23 February 2018(2018-02-23) (aged 97)
Occupation Film director, producer and screenwriter
Years active 1944-2002
Spouse(s)
Hylda Tafler (m. 1951–2005)
(her death)
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Lewis Gilbert, CBE (6 March 1920 – 23 February 2018) was a British movie director, producer and screenwriter. He has directed more than 40 movies during six decades.

He is known for his movies; Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Alfie (1966), Educating Rita (1983) and Shirley Valentine (1989), as well as three James Bond movies: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).

Gilbert was born in London, England. He died at home in Monaco on 23 February 2018, aged 97.

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