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Leslie Norman
Birth name: Leslie A. Norman
Aliases: Les Norman
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film
Roles: Director
Date of birth: February 23rd, 1911
Place of birth: London, England
Date of death: February 18th, 1993
Place of death: London, England
Notable works: Hammer Horror
1st Horror: X the Unknown (1956)

Leslie Norman was a British film director associated with Hammer Film Productions. His only work in the horror genre was the 1956 science fiction film X the Unknown. Originally, X the Unknown was to be directed by Joseph Walton (real name Joseph Losey). However, actor Dean Jagger refused to work with Walton, believing him to be a communist sympathizer. Walton was eventually replaced with Leslie Norman. Illness was cited as Walton's official reason for leaving the production. [1][2]

Leslie Norman passed away from heart failure in London, England on February 18th, 1993. [3]

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  • During the 1960s, Leslie Norman migrated from film to television and directed episodes from programs such as The Saint and The Avengers.

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