Michael Apted

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Director's Death Leaves Legacy Project in Limbo

Michael Apted was best known for his ongoing 'Up' documentary, which spanned decades

(Newser) - So what happens in 2026? That's the big question left in the wake of the death of director Michael Apted , best known for his ongoing Up series of documentaries . If you're unfamiliar, just know that it's "the greatest documentary television series of the last century,"...

Director Gave Class System 'a Kick Up the Backside'

Michael Apted said his 'Up' documentaries took 'a long view of English society'

(Newser) - Michael Apted, the acclaimed British director of the Up documentaries series and films as diverse as the Loretta Lynn biopic Coal Miner's Daughter and the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, has died. He was 79. No cause was given, the AP reports. An incredibly prolific director,...

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