Leckie, Keith Ross, 1952-

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1952-

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Keith Ross Leckie, writer and director, was born in Toronto, Canada on 26 April 1952 and graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute with a Photo Arts Degree in 1975. As a writer, he has written numerous scripts for television productions including "Crossbar" (1979), "Special Delivery" (1985), "Where the Spirit Lives" (1988), "Lost in the Barrens" (1989), "Journey into Darkness : The Bruce Curtis Story" (1989), "The Price of Vengeance" (1993), "Fortitude Bay" (1994), "The Arrow" (1996), "To Walk with Lions" (1998), "Hard Time: The David Milgaard Story" (1998), "Children Of My Heart" (2000), "Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion" (2003), "Everest" (2007), "Committed" (2011) and "An Officer and a Murderer" (2012) which have been aired variously for CBC, CTV and NBC. He has been awarded with one Emmy Award and has received several Gemini Awards for his work in addition to receiving a San Francisco International Festival Special Jury Award (1987), a Columbus Film Festival Chris Award (1987) and a New York Film Festival Blue Ribbon (1988). As a director, Leckie has worked on an episode of “The Beachcombers”, several episodes of the television program “Traders", and an episode of “Spirit Bay”, ‘Words on a Page’, which won several festival awards. He is also the author of the novels The Seventh Gate (1989) and Coppermine (2010).

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2018/08/29 J. Grant. Added authority record identifier and year of birth.

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