David Lean

David Lean
1908 - 1991

David Lean  British Editor


David Lean passed away on 16th Apr 1991 aged 83. His last relationship was when David Lean and Sandra Lean were married for 3 months before David Lean died aged 83.


David Lean was previously married to Sandra Lean (1990 - 1991), Sandra Hotz (1966 - 1985), Leila Matkar (1960 - 1978), Ann Todd (1949 - 1957), Kay Walsh (1940 - 1949) and Isabel Lean (1930 - 1936).

He was also in relationships with Barbara Cole (1961 - 1966).


David Lean is a 83 year old British Editor born on 25th March, 1908 in Croydon, Surrey, England. His zodiac sign is Aries

David Lean is a member of the following lists: Directors Guild of America Award winners, People from Tower Hamlets (London borough) and BAFTA fellows.


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Confirmed Relationships7
Longest Relationship19 yrs
Shortest Relationship4 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 4 mths
First Name David
Last Name Lean
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th March, 1908
Birthplace Croydon, Surrey, England
Died 16th April, 1991
Place of Death London, England
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality British
Occupation Text Film director, producer, Film director, producer
Occupation Editor
Year(s) Active 1942–91, 1942–91, 1942–1991
Friend Sam Spiegel

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965). He is also known for the Dickens adaptations of Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), as well as the romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).

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David Lean83 AriesEditor
Sandra Lean-
Sandra Hotz70
Barbara Cole-
Leila Matkar-
Ann Todd84 AquariusActress
Kay Walsh93 VirgoActress
Isabel Lean96 Gemini