Ken Russell

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 64
Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell was a British film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style. His films in the main were liberal adaptations of existing texts, or biographies, notably of composers of the Romantic era. Russell began directing for the BBC, where he made creative adaptations... read more

Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell was a British film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style. His films in the main were liberal adaptations of existing texts, or biographies, notably of composers of the Romantic era. Russell began directing for the BBC, where he made creative adaptations of composers' lives which were unusual for the time. He also directed many feature films independently and for studios.

Birth Name

Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell

Born

Sunday, 03 July 1927

Died

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Actor Filmography

Boudica Bites Back Roman Senator 2014
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2012
Mr. Nice Russell Miegs 2010
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber Self 2009
SpaceDisco One Ken Russell on 'Big Brother' 2007
British Film Forever Self 2007
Ein Kitten für Hitler Santa 2007
The Real Blue Nuns Self 2006
Trapped Ashes Dr. Lucy / Dr. Lucy (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts") 2006
Color Me Kubrick The Man in a Nightgown / The Man In Nightgown 2006
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Boudica Bites Back Roman Senator 2014
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2012
Mr. Nice Russell Miegs 2010
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber Self 2009
SpaceDisco One Ken Russell on 'Big Brother' 2007
British Film Forever Self 2007
Ein Kitten für Hitler Santa 2007
The Real Blue Nuns Self 2006
Trapped Ashes Dr. Lucy / Dr. Lucy (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts") 2006
Color Me Kubrick The Man in a Nightgown / The Man In Nightgown 2006
Brothers of the Head Himself / Self 2005
Agatha Christie's Marple Rev Caleb Dane Calthrop 2004
Revenge of the Elephant Man 2004
Reflections on Golden Pond Self 2003
Imagine Self 2003
Hell on Earth: The Desecration and Resurrection of 'The Devils' Self 2002
Timeshift Himself - Film Director (archive footage) 2002
Waking the Dead Gerry Raistrick 2000
Lion's Mouth Ken / Ken the Clown 2000
Ken Russell: In Search of the English Folk Song Presenter / Himself 1997
Light Lunch Self 1997
Tales of Erotica Mr. Kirsch (segment "The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch") 1996
Empire of the Censors Self 1995
The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch Mr. Kirsch 1995
Lady Chatterley Sir Michael Reid 1993
The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey Self 1993
Whore Waiter 1991
The Russia House Walter 1990
A British Picture Self 1989
The Lair of the White Worm Police Radio / Police Radio (voice) 1988
Salome's Last Dance Cappadocian / Kenneth 1988
Gothic Tourist 1987
The Kids Are Alright Self 1979
The South Bank Show Himself, Self 1978
Valentino Rex Ingram 1977
All You Need Is Love Self 1977
Tommy Cripple 1975
Savage Messiah Passenger Getting Off Train 1972
Isadora Captain Patterson (cameo) 1966
This Is Your Life Filmed Tribute, Self 1955
A Boy, a Girl and a Bike Cyclist 1949

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1971 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1971 Golden Globe Best Director Nominated
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