January 30, 1920 – April 25, 2018 (age 98)
Cause of Death: Natural Causes

Best known for directing “Around the World in 80 Days” (1956) and earning an Academy Award nomination for Best Directing, Michael Anderson would go on to direct another sci-fi classic titled “Logan’s Run” (1976), which is still referenced by sci-fi directors today. Although he will truly be missed, his legacy will live on forever.


1957 “Around The World In 80 Days” Nominated Best Director


1949 Private Angelo also Writer / Producer
1950 Waterfront Women
1951 Hell Is Sold Out
1951 Night Was Our Friend
1953 Will Any Gentleman…?
1953 The House Of The Arrow
1955 The Dam Busters
1956 1984
1956 Around the World in 80 Days
1957 Battle Hell
1958 Chase a Crooked Shadow
1959 Shake Hands with the Devil also Producer
1959 The Wreck of the Mary Deare
1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals
1961 The Naked Edge
1964 Flight from Ashiya
1964 Wild And Wonderful
1965 Operation Crossbow
1966 The Quiller Memorandum
1968 The Shoes of the Fisherman
1972 Pope Joan
1975 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
1975 Conduct Unbecoming
1976 Logan’s Run
1977 Orca
1979 Dominique
1982 Murder by Phone
1984 Second Time Lucky
1986 Separate Vacations
1988 The Jeweller’s Shop
1989 Millennium
1992 Scales of Justice
1998 Summer of the Monkeys
1999 The New Adventures of Pinocchio


1980 The Martian Chronicles
Director Television mini-series (3 Episodes)
1986 Sword of Gideon Director Television movie
1991 Young Catherine
Director Television movie
1992-1993 Scales of Justice Director 2 Episodes
1993 The Sea Wolf
Director Television movie
1994 Rugged Gold Director Television movie
1996 Captains Courageous Director Television movie
1997 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Director Television movie

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