- Michael Winner began directing at the age of 25
- Winner gained a reputation for violent films - frequently working with Charles Bronson
- Michael Winner's most famous film was Death Wish which was released in 1974
- He often edited his own films under a different name - 'Arnold Crust'
Sir David Frost and Sir Michael Parkinson were amongst those at the funeral of film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner. His office said: "If Michael had been alive to film it, he would have said, 'Perfect, darling, perfect'."