Don Sharp, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Don Sharp

Australian-British film director

Date of Birth: 19-Apr-1922

Place of Birth: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Date of Death: 14-Dec-2011

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, film director, film producer

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Don Sharp

  • Donald Herman Sharp (19 April 1921 – 14 December 2011) was an Australian-born British film director. His best known films were made for Hammer in the 1960s, and included The Kiss of the Vampire (1962) and Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966).
  • In 1965 he directed The Face of Fu Manchu, based on the character created by Sax Rohmer, and starring Christopher Lee.
  • Sharp also directed the sequel The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966).
  • In the 1980s he was also responsible for several hugely popular miniseries adapted from the novels of Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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