Leacock, Philip

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1917-10-08
Death 1990-07-14
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Philip Leacock was a well known director and producer of movies and television shows. He was born in London, England in 1917 and learned filmmaking while serving in the British Army during World War II. He started directing movies after the war and went on to direct a number of films, including "Take A Giant Step" (1959), "The War Lover" (1962), and "Three Sovereigns for Sarah" (1985). Leacock started directing television shows in the late 1950s and went on to direct numerous television shows between 1959 and 1985, including "Gunsmoke", "The Waltons", and "Fantasy Island". He was also producer of several television series, including "Gunsmoke" and "Cimarron Strip". Philip Leacock passed away in 1990.

From the description of Philip Leacock papers, 1952-1985. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 62334390

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Subjects:

  • Television--Production and direction
  • Television programs
  • Motion pictures--Production and direction
  • Motion pictures

Occupations:

  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Television producers and directors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)