Ken Annakin
Date of Birth
Aug 10, 1914
Birth Place:
Beverley, East Yorkshire, England


Kenneth Annakin spent his youth in Britain, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. At various junctures, Annakin was a tax clerk, auto salesman, journalist and theatre director. And then, while serving in the RAF, Annakin's slate was wiped cleaned-literally, by a bout of amnesia. Starting life over again as an assistant cameraman, Annakin matriculated into a documentary filmmaker. In the postwar era,...