'Beatles Anthology' Director Geoff Wonfor Dead at 73

The BBC reports Geoff Wonfor, director of 'The Beatles Anthology' has died at age 73:

The Newcastle-born director's works included the Beatles Anthology series, 80s pop show The Tube and music video Band Aid 20 in 2004.

His close friend and musician Ray Laidlaw described him as a "man of the people" and an "incredible talent".

Presenter Denise Welch praised Wonfor as a "wonderful father, grandfather and friend" and a "North East Titan".

His family said he was a "huge presence with a heart to match" and a "world class filmmaker" who "leaves behind an amazing body of work".

...In 1997, Wonfor won a Grammy award for best music video for the Beatles Anthology, an eight-part TV series chronicling the history of the band.

He spent five years on the project and subsequently worked on a number of music videos with Sir Paul McCartney.