'Anne of the Thousand Days' Director Charles Jarrott Dies

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The British filmmaker won a Golden Globe award for the 1969 costume drama and an Emmy for 1995's "A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story."

British director Charles Jarrott died Friday in Los Angeles of prostate cancer. He was 83.

Jarrott worked in both film and television, earning a best director Golden Globe award in 1969 for the costume drama Anne of the Thousand Days (which was nominated for 10 Oscars, including best picture) and an Emmy for 1995's A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story.

The director's other credits included the Oscar-nominated Mary, Queen of Scots; Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, starring Farrah Fawcett; the TV movie The Other Side of Midnight; and numerous episodes of televisions series such as Armchair Theatre and The Wednesday Play.

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