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Ken Annakin Overview:

Director, Ken Annakin, was born Kenneth Cooper Annakin on Aug 10, 1914 in Beverley, England. Annakin died at the age of 94 on Apr 22, 2009 in Beverly Hills, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Annakin was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1965Best WritingThose Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)N/ANominated
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On 2002, Annakin received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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Trio (1950, and Harold French)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 18, 2017 From The Stop Button

Trio is a lopsided anthology of three W. Somerset Maugham short story adaptations. The first two segments, directed by , are deliberate, thoughtful, wry comedies. The last one, directed by Harold French–and taking up over half the film’s runtime–is something of a tragedy... Read full article


Quartet (1948, Ralph Smart, Harold French, Arthur Crabtree, and )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 11, 2017 From The Stop Button

Quartet opens with what turns out to be a questionable introduction from source story author W. Somerset Maugham. In the rather stodgy introduction to the film?featuring adaptations of four personal favorites from Maugham?s extensive bibliography?Maugham indentifies adjectives critics have given his... Read full article


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Ken Annakin Facts
He was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree from Hull University.

His daughter from a previous marriage, talent agent Jane Annakin, died of cancer in 1998.

He has two daughters, Jane and Deborah.

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