(born March 6, 1920) is a British film director born in London, England. Gilbert got his start starring in silent movies as a child until 1938's The Divorce of Lady X. Afterwards he started shooting documentaries of the Royal Air Force during World War II.
In 1966 Gilbert directed Alfie starring Michael Caine. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards including best picture. Gilbert was nominated for a Golden Globe for best director. In 2004 a remake of Alfie was released starring Jude Law.
Gilbert is most famous for directing three James Bond films:
- You Only Live Twice (1967)
- The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
- Moonraker (1979)
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Lewis Gilbert Facts
|Sink the Bismarck!|
|You Only Live Twice|
|The Spy Who Loved Me|
|Damn The Defiant!|