Gerry Anderson (I) (1929–2012)

Writer | Producer | Director

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  • Gerry Anderson and Roberta Leigh in Torchy, the Battery Boy (1959)
  • Gerry Anderson, Christine Glanville, John Read, and Mary Turner in Torchy, the Battery Boy (1959)
  • Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson
  • Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson
  • Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson, Reg Hill, and John Read

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Trivia

Came from an impoverished family and spent his early childhood living with his parents and older brother in a one-room flat with no running water.


Quotes

[on how he was stuck making puppet films] I was thinking all the time that if I made really good puppet shows the broadcasters and the financiers would say, 'Hey this guy makes great puppet films, let's give him a live-action film.' So what happened...


Trademark

Famous for his shows which employ "Supermarionation" - marionettes with control wires connected to interior mechanisms that control facial features and other functions of the puppets. However, since this kind of puppetry makes it difficult to depict...


Star Sign

Aries

Personal Details

Born

Gerald Alexander Abrahams

West Hampstead, London, England, UK

Died

(age 83)
Henley-on-Thames, England, UK


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

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