Losey, Joseph W.

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Losey, Joseph W. Gender: M
born on 14 January 1909 at 15:45 (= 3:45 PM )
Place La Crosse, USA, 43n48, 91w14
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°08' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 25°47 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 11°39'


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; died there 6/22/1984 .


Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher (Same Gauquelin Book of American Charts)


  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (U.S., England and France)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Civil/ Political (Blacklisted as a communist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (1945)