Awardwinning director Lewis Gilbert dies aged 97
NEW DELHI: British director Lewis Gilbert, the man behind the award winning movie Alfie, has died aged 97. According to reports, he passed away on February 23. After initially starting out as a child actor, Gilbert switched to directing and worked for the Royal Air Force’s film unit on documentaries, Hollywood Reporter reported. He is best remembered for the James Bond movies You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Moonraker. He was awarded the Commander of the British Empire award in 1997.