Jack Clayton
Date of Birth
Mar 01, 1921
Birth Place:
Brighton, Sussex, England


An employee of London Films in his teens, British director Jack Clayton became a film editor in the years just prior to World War II. Once in His Majesty's Service, Clayton rose to the rank of unit commander for the RAF's film division. After the war, Clayton went to work as a production manager and associate producer for Alexander Korda. His first directorial assignment (which he also produced)...