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George Michael Gill (10 December 1923 - 20 October 2005) was a television producer and television director responsible for creating 'ground-breaking' documentaries for the BBC.

He was born in Winchester, Hampshire but was brought up in Canterbury. He contracted tuberculosis as a child which disrupted his education severely including four years in a spinal chair. He served in the RAF in Intelligence during the war. One of his most memorable debriefings was interrogating a German who had survived a 20,000 ft fall over Holland without his parachute opening.

After the war he studied Philosophy and Psychology at Edinburgh University. After a period as a sub-editor and arts reviewer on The Scotsman, he joined the BBC. He worked first on radio but soon moved to television.

He is chiefly remembered for A Personal View by Kenneth Clark (1969) (director and co-producer) and Alistair Cooke's America (1973) (director and producer). Although the idea for Civilisation and its presenter, Kenneth Clark, were given to Gill, 'America' and its presenter were entirely Gill's idea. In total Gill made more than 150 films for television and the cinema and won more than 40 major international awards.

In 1951 he married, the Actress Yvonne Gilan, best remembered for her portrayal of Mrs. Peignoir in Fawlty Towers. The couple went on to have two sons, Adrian and Nicholas. The marriage was dissolved and he re-married in 1978 to Georgina Denison, with whom he had a daughter, Chloe. He died in London from Alzheimer's Disease. Obituary

He was the father of writer, journalist and newspaper columnist A.A. Gill.

His younger son Nicholas (Nick), a talented chef, unaccountably disappeared in 1998.

George Michael Gill
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Total Books: 25
Already Doing It Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency
2015 - Already Doing It Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816682980
ISBN-10: 0816682984
Genres: Law, Politics & Social Sciences
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Mining in Cornwall and Devon Mines and Men
2014 - Mining in Cornwall and Devon Mines and Men (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780859898898
ISBN-10: 085989889X
Genres: Business & Money, History
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A Solution to Global Warming
2010 - A Solution to Global Warming (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781445261249
ISBN-10: 1445261243
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The Guild
2009 - The Guild (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595535262
ISBN-10: 0595535267
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Mitsuki
2008 - Mitsuki (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781436309387
ISBN-10: 1436309387
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Tome of Artifacts
2007 - Tome of Artifacts [Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.5 Fantasy Roleplaying] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781588469359
ISBN-10: 1588469352
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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How Starbucks Saved My Life
2007 - How Starbucks Saved My Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781863255356
ISBN-10: 1863255354
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Whisky Today
2006 - Whisky Today (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781412083287
ISBN-10: 1412083281
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Growing into War
2005 - Growing Into War (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780750942850
ISBN-10: 0750942851
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The Mysterious Signs of the Zodiac Pt 1
2002 - The Mysterious Signs of the Zodiac Pt 1 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780954232009
ISBN-10: 0954232003
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Self Help for Nightmares A Book for Adults with Frequent Recurrent Nightmares
MCSE Core-Four Exam Prep Pack
1998 - Mcse Core-four Exam Prep Pack [Exam: 70-058, 70-073, 70-068, 70-067] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781576102787
ISBN-10: 1576102785
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MCSE NT Server 4 in the Enterprise Exam Prep
1998 - Mcse Nt Server 4 in the Enterprise Exam Prep [Exam: 70-068] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781576102534
ISBN-10: 157610253X
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Fired Up The Proven Principles of Successful Entrepreneurs
1998 - Fired Up the Proven Principles of Successful Entrepreneurs (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140255409
ISBN-10: 0140255400
Genre: Business & Money
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Environmental Tracking Can Investment Revolution Prevent Ecological Catastrophe
Fired Up  From Corporate Kiss Off Entrepreneurial Kick Off Take Charge your Destiny Our Do
Image of the Body Aspects of the Nude
1993 - Image of the Body Aspects of the Nude (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780705425063
ISBN-10: 0705425061
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Image of the Body
1990 - Image of the Body (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385260725
ISBN-10: 0385260725
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Mountain Midsummer
Mountain Midsummer (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780340106341
ISBN-10: 0340106344
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Fired Up from Corporate Kiss-Off to Entrepreneurial Kick-Off Take Charge of Your Destiny in Our Downsizing World
Recipe Secrets from Pool Court Restaurant
Recipe Secrets From Pool Court Restaurant (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780852068564
ISBN-10: 0852068565
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