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Ken Hughes

Ken Hughes
Born Kenneth Graham Hughes
(1922-01-19)19 January 1922
Liverpool, England
Died 28 April 2001(2001-04-28) (aged 79)
Los Angeles

Ken Hughes (19 January 1922 – 28 April 2001[1]) was a British film director, writer, and producer, who is best known as the co-writer and director of the 1968 children's film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.


  • Personal history 1
  • Filmography 2
    • Director 2.1
    • As writer only 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Personal history

His daughter is the opera singer Melinda Hughes.[2]



As writer only


  • [2]
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  2. ^ a b Thurber, Jon (30 April 2001). "'"Ken Hughes; Screenwriter and Director of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  

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