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Robin Hardy


Born - 2 October 1929, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England
Died - 1 July 2016

Scholarly-looking English author and occasional director whose film The Wicker Man became a cult success around the world. After art studies in Paris, he worked for the National Film Board of Canada and for US TV. Returning to England in the 1960s, he published several novels, and directed the films The Wicker Man (1973), its sequel The Wicker Tree (2011) and the thriller The Fantasist (1986). He also wrote the screenplay for the 1989 film drama Forbidden Sun.