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Tony Garnett

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Tony Garnett
Born(1936-04-03)3 April 1936
Died12 January 2020(2020-01-12) (aged 83)
Occupation(s)Producer, actor
Years active1960–2006

Tony Garnett (3 April 1936 – 12 January 2020) was a British producer of movies and television and actor. He was born in Birmingham. He acted in mostly TV roles from the late-1950s until the mid-1960s. He is best known for his partnership filmmaker Ken Loach. With Loach, Garnett's credits include Cathy Come Home (1966), The Big Flame (1969), Kes (1969), Family Life (1971) and Black Jack (1979). Garnett's later movie credits include Prostitute (1980), Handgun (1983), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) and Beautiful Thing (1996).

Garnett died on 12 January 2020, at the age of 83.[1]

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  1. Skopeliti, Clea (13 January 2020). "Tony Garnett, TV and film producer, dies aged 83". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

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