Hugh Hudson death: Chariots Of Fire director dies aged 86

Hugh Hudson, the director behind 1981’s Academy Award-winning Chariots of Fire, has died aged 86, his family said.

A statement on behalf of his family read: “Hugh Hudson, 86, beloved husband and father died at Charing Cross Hospital on February 10 2023 after a short illness.

“He was best known for directing the Oscar-winning film Chariots Of Fire. He is survived by his wife Maryam, his son Thomas and his first wife Sue.”

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