Harley Cokeliss

Harley Cokeliss (born Harley Louis Cokliss, February 11, 1945) is an American director, writer and producer of film and television.[1][2]

Harley Cokeliss
Born
Harley Cokliss

(1945-02-11) February 11, 1945
San Diego, US
Alma materLondon Film School
OccupationFilm and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor
AwardsOulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival Starboy Award

Originally brought up in Chicago, he moved to Britain in 1966 to study at the London Film School, and has spent the majority of his career in the UK.[3]

He started making documentaries for British television in 1970, including the first filmed version of J. G. Ballard's story Crash!.[4] He later graduated to making feature films, serving as second unit director on The Empire Strikes Back before helming films like Battletruck, Black Moon Rising, and Malone. He wrote and directed the 1988 horror film Dream Demon.[5] He has directed episodes of various television series, including The New Adventures of Robin Hood, CI5: The New Professionals, and Xena: Warrior Princess.

Filmography

Film

Television

References

  1. The New York Times
  2. Film, British Council. "British Council Film: Harley Cokeliss". film.britishcouncil.org. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  3. "Harley Cokliss". BFI. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  4. Baxter, John, Chapter 34, "The Nasty", The Inner Man: The Life of J.G. Ballard, Hachette, 2011.
  5. Chibnall, Steve; Petley, Julian (2002). British Horror Cinema. Routledge. p. 6.


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