Joseph W Losey
- Category : Entertain-Business-Director
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 4
American theater and film director.
Studying medicine in school, he came into movies via theater direction. Winning an Oscar for a short film "A Gun in his Hand" in 1945, he had a clear social comment running through many of his films.
Branded a Communist during the McCarthy Witch-Hunts, he was blacklisted by the studios. Continuing his work in Britain, he was noticed for films in the '60s with "The Servant," "Accident" and "The Go-Between." Moving to France in 1974 he continued his work until he retired in London;
He died there 6/22/1984 .