Ken Hughes (Kenneth Graham Hughes)

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Liverpool, England, UK
Ken Hughes was an award-winning writer and director who flourished in the 1950s and 1960s, though he continued directing into the early 1980s. Born in Liverpool, England, on January 19, 1922, Hughes decided early in his life that he wanted to be a filmmaker. When he was 14 years old he won an amateur movie-making contest.

In 1952 his first feature, the crime drama Wide Boy (1952), was released. Read more...