Gerry Anderson

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Gerry Anderson
MBE

Anderson in 2009
Born Gerald Alexander Abrahams
14 April 1929(1929-04-14)
Feltham, Middlesex, England[1]
Died 26 December 2012(2012-12-26) (aged 83)
Cause of death Dementia
Nationality British
Occupation movie and television producer, writer and director
Years active 1957 - 2012
Employer Lew Grade (1961 - 1976)
Organization AP Films
Century 21
Group Three
Anderson Burr
Gerry Anderson Productions
Known for Stingray
Thunderbirds
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
UFO
Space: 1999
Home town Kilburn
Spouse Betty Wrightman (m. 1952-1960, divorced)
Sylvia Anderson (m. 1960-1980, divorced)
Mary Robins (m. 1981-2012, his death)
Children 4
Parents Joseph Abrahams
Deborah Abrahams (née Leonoff)

Gerry Anderson MBE (14 April 1929 - 26 December 2012[1]) was an English television and movie producer, director and writer. He is famous for the science fiction television programmes he created. The most well known of these was Thunderbirds.[1] Most of the programmes he created used marionettes. He also worked with puppeteer Christine Glanville.

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