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John Llewellyn Moxey

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Years active  1955–1991
Name  John Moxey

Role  Film director
Spouse  Jane Moxey (m. 1970)
John Llewellyn Moxey A Taste of Evil TV Movie USA 1971 Director John Llewellyn Moxey
Born  February 26, 1925 (age 90) (1925-02-26) Argentina
Occupation  Film director, television director
Children  Timothy Moxey, Robin Moxey
Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
Movies  The City of the Dead, Circus of Fear, The Night Stalker, Where Have All The Peop, A Taste of Evil
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I, Desire (1982) John Llewellyn Moxey

John Llewellyn Moxey (born February 26, 1925), sometimes credited as John L. Moxey or John Moxey, is an Argentinian film and television director. He is best known for directing the horror film The City of the Dead (also known as Horror Hotel) and directing episodes of The Saint, Magnum, P.I. and Murder, She Wrote.


Life and career

Moxey was born in Argentina in 1925. His family operated a coal and steel business out of South America at the time. Before entering the film industry, he served in World War II. Beginning his career as an editor, he subsequently went on to direct episodes of the British series London Playhouse and The Adventures of Tugboat Annie.

In 1960, Moxey directed the film The City of the Dead (also known as Horror Hotel), his feature film directorial debut. He directed the film Circus of Fear (1966).

For much of his career he focused on directing television, including episodes of the British series Man of the World, The Edgar Wallace Mysteries, Armchair Theatre, The Baron, The Saint and the American series Judd, for the Defense, Hawaii Five-O, Mission: Impossible, Mannix, Kung Fu, Miami Vice, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote and the pilot episode for Charlie's Angels. He also directed a number television films, including A Taste of Evil (1971), Home for the Holidays (1972), The Night Stalker (1972), Genesis II (1973) and No Place to Hide (1981).

Personal life

Moxey is retired and lives in Washington with his wife Jane. They have two children.


John Llewellyn Moxey Wikipedia

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