UPI – A 91-year-old Thai man was dubbed the world’s oldest TV director by Guinness World Records after completing his most recent project.
Chalong Pakdeevijit, a film and TV director known as the ‘King of Action’ in Thailand, became the world’s oldest TV director when his 18-episode miniseries, Skyraider, completed airing last year, Guinness World Records announced.
Pakdeevijit, born on March 18, 1931, began his film career as a cameraman in 1950, and directed his first movie, Jao Insee, in 1968.
The director gained prominence in the 1970s with his Thong series of action films.
Pakdeevijit’s father was a film director and producer, and all of his brothers also work in the film industry, he said.