Gerry Anderson

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Gerry Anderson

Gerry Anderson.jpg
Anderson in 2009
Born
Gerald Alexander Abrahams

(1929-04-14)14 April 1929
Died26 December 2012(2012-12-26) (aged 83)
Cause of deathDementia
NationalityBritish
Occupationmovie and television producer, writer and director
Years active1957 - 2012
EmployerLew Grade (1961 - 1976)
OrganizationAP Films
Century 21
Group Three
Anderson Burr
Gerry Anderson Productions
Known forStingray
Thunderbirds
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
UFO
Space: 1999
Home townKilburn
Spouse(s)Betty Wrightman
(m. 1952-1960, divorced)
Sylvia Anderson
(m. 1960-1981, divorced)
Mary Robins
(m. 1981-2012, his death)
Children4
Parent(s)Joseph Abrahams
Deborah Abrahams (née Leonoff)

Gerry Anderson MBE (14 April 1929 - 26 December 2012[1]) was a British television and movie producer, director and writer of Jewish origin. 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. He was married to actress and producer Sylvia Anderson.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Obituary: Gerry Anderson". Retrieved 26 December 2012.

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