Ted Kotcheff
Date of Birth
Apr 07, 1931
Birth Place:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Biography

Canadian director Ted Kotcheff cut his teeth on live television in his native country, then moved on to British TV in 1957. While a resident of England, Kotcheff directed his first film, Tiara Tahiti (1962), using his full name William T. Kotcheff. Despite an engaging premise about rival hotel owners in Tahiti and a cast including James Mason and John Mills, Tiara Tahiti wasn't a major success....