Terence Young (Director) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Terence Young (director)

Shaun Terence Young was a British film director and screenwriter best known for directing three James Bond films, including the first two films in the series, Dr. No and From Russia with Love, as well as Thunderball.

Born: Shaun Terence Young, 20 June 1915, Shanghai, China
Died: September 07, 1994, Cannes, France
Occupation: Film director, Screenwriter
Spouse(s): Dorothea Bennett
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About Terence Young

Writer and director best known for directing the James Bond films Dr. No, From Russia With Love, and Thunderball. He also directed a number of films starring action hero Charles Bronson.

Before Fame

He operated tanks as a member of the Irish Guards during World War II.


He almost died following a helicopter crash during the filming of 1963’s From Russia With Love.

Family Life

He was married to author Dorothea Bennett up until his death.


He directed the original Bond, Sean Connery, for the first three James Bond films.

Information related to Terence Young (director)

  • James Bond film directors
  • Film directors from Shanghai
  • Irish Guards officers
  • Alumni of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge
  • British male screenwriters
  • British film directors

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