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David Greene (director)

David Greene
Born Lucius David Syms Brian Lederman
(1921-02-22)22 February 1921
Manchester, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Died 7 April 2003(2003-04-07) (aged 82)
Ojai, California, U.S.
Occupation Director, actor

L. David Syms-Greene (22 February 1921 – 7 April 2003), born Lucius David Syms Brian Lederman, was a British television and film director who was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1953, where he trained in television production with the CBC, and then moved on to Hollywood, California.[1]

Greene's career began as a stage actor and director in Britain in 1948. In 1950, he appeared in the film The Wooden Horse. In Hollywood, Greene became best known for television and film productions. Among these were:

Greene was married seven times: Margaret Lane (1941–48), Katharine Blake (1948–59), Eileen Grace Jack (1959–70), Thomasina Doreen Patricia Jones (1972–73), Vanessa Linsell (1975–81), Lauren Rickey Greene (1981–2001) and Kelly Greene (2003). Greene was divorced from five of his seven wives. His marriage to Thomasina ended in her death and his seventh ended in his own death three days later. He had one child each with Vanessa Linsell, Thomasina Jones, Eileen Grace Jack and Katharine Blake.

He died aged 82 on 7 April 2003 of pancreatic cancer, in Ojai, California.

Selected filmography

David Greene learned his acting craft in the renowned repertory theatre, the Oxford Playhouse, during the 1940s, in particular working under the director Peter Ashmore.


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