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- 1967 - 2010
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From 1944-1948, Forbes served in the Intelligence Corps and Combined Forces Entertainment Unit.
From 1942 Forbes began acting, firstly in West End productions, before starring in British and Hollywood films until 1960. In 1959 he formed Beaver Films with Richard Attenborough, Beaver Films made 'The Angry Silence' (1960) for which Forbes won a BAFTA for best screenplay. From 1969-1971 Forbes served as the head of EMI Films. Throughout the 1970s- early 1990s Forbes continued to act, write, produce and direct films, the full filmography can be found on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0285302/
Through the 1970s-1990s Forbes advised on Conservative Party Political Broadcasts and corresponded with a number of MPs and Peers.
Bryan Forbes died on 8 May 2013.
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