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Ken Russell
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    (July 3, 1927-November 27, 2011)
    Birth name is Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell
    Directed 'Women in Love (1969),' 'The Boy Friend (1971),' 'The Devils (1971),' 'The Music Lovers (1971),' 'Savage Messiah (1972),' 'Mahler (1974),' 'Liztomania (1975),' 'Tommy (1975),' 'Valentino (1977),' 'Altered States (1980),' 'Crimes of Passion (1984),' 'Gothic (1986),' 'Salome's Last Dance (1988),' 'The Lair of the White Worm (1988)' and 'Whore (1991)'
    His hair looks like straw.
    He is known as 'the bad boy of British cinema.'
    His films are flamboyant, incorporating frequent dream sequences and hallucinations.
    He loves using rape, S&M and phallic imagery in his movies.
    His work is so self-indulgent and controversial that one critic says he is now 'unemployable in cinema.'
    His biographical films are rarely true to history.
    He is a former ballet dancer.
    He looks a bit like Shelley Winters.
    He's spent his entire career battling with censors.
    His parents tried to force him to take over his father's shoe store.
    He loves classical music.
    He uses a lot of snake imagery.
    He doesn't sugarcoat his biographical films.
    His frequent collaborator Oliver Reed called him 'insane, but likable.'

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