Ken Russell

The director of "Women in Love," Russell was described as an <em>enfant terrible</em> of British cinema, specializing in films about musicians and music, notably the Who's "Tommy." Above, Russell with British model <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002966" title="Twiggy" href="/topic/entertainment/twiggy-PECLB002966.topic">Twiggy</a> during the filming of the movie "The Boy Friend" in 1971. He was 84. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ken-russell-20111129,0,3442462.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-2011notables-film-television,0,3261166.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable film and television deaths of 2011</span></a>

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The director of "Women in Love," Russell was described as an enfant terrible of British cinema, specializing in films about musicians and music, notably the Who's "Tommy." Above, Russell with British model Twiggy during the filming of the movie "The Boy Friend" in 1971. He was 84. Full obituary

Notable film and television deaths of 2011

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