Ken Annakin

A Gentleman and a Filmmaker

The Longest Day

| May 1, 2009

longestlobbyDirector Ken Annakin and wife Pauline viewing reproductions of Omaha Beach at the 50th Anniversary of D-Day: THE LONGEST DAY

Queen’s Honours List

| May 1, 2009

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.

Disney Legend

| May 1, 2009

Ken and WaltHe was named a Disney Legend in 2002.

Hull University

| May 1, 2009

Ken Annakin was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree from Hull University.

Royal Air Force

| May 1, 2009

Served with the Royal Air Force during the 1940 Battle of Britain, but was injured during the Blitz and went on to work as a camera operator making training films during the war.

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