Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and Doctor Zhivago (1965); for perhaps the most highly regarded of all the adaptations of Dickens' novels with Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948); and for the renowned romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).
Don't make jokes about food.
I'm first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.
I think people remember pictures not dialogue. That's why I like pictures.
|Age||83 (age at death)|
|Date of Birth||March 25, 1908|
|Birthplace||Croydon, Surrey, England|
|Date of Death||April 16, 1991|
|Location of Death||London, England|
|Height||6' 2" (188 cm)|
|Occupation||Film director, producerFilm director, producer|