|Role||Filmmaker, Film Historian|
|Born||June 2, 1938|
|Crowborough, Sussex, England, UK|
Kevin Brownlow is a British filmmaker, film historian, television documentary-maker, author, and Academy Award recipient. Brownlow is best known for his work documenting the history of the silent era. Brownlow became interested in silent film at the age of eleven. This interest grew into a career spent documenting and restoring film. He has rescued many silent films and their history. His initiative in interviewing many largely forgotten, elderly film pioneers in the 1960s and 1970s preserved a legacy of cinema. Brownlow received an Academy Honorary Award at the 2nd Annual Governors Awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on 13 November 2010.
Special and Honorary Awards
- 83rd Academy Awards, 2010
- Honorary Award for the wise and devoted chronicling of the cinematic parade.