Roger Graef Obituary: How Did Famed Documentary Maker Die? According to Roger Graef’s obituary, the famed documentarian died peacefully next to his family from natural causes.
Roger Graef was a documentary filmmaker who won a BAFTA award. He has made over 30 documentaries about the UK’s police and judiciary systems.
One of Them Is Brett, State Of The Nation: A Law In The Making, and Police are among the documentaries that the filmmaker is recognized for.
Between 1976 and 1979, Graef directed three television specials, including the first three Amnesty International comedy galas.
Obituary: Roger Graef Cause Of Death Revealed
Roger Graef’s death cause has not been stated in his obituary. He is thought to have passed away due to natural causes.
His family, on the other hand, has kept the details of his official burial and funeral arrangements a secret.
Roger Graef dead: BAFTA Award-winning documentary maker and producer dies aged 85https://t.co/9BMVhUwenP
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) March 3, 2022
Channel 4 was the first to announce the news of his demise on March 2, 2022.
The news outlet stated that Graef had passed away peacefully on Wednesday surrounded by his family members.
Since the heartbreaking news is out, Graef’s admirers and friends have been sending their prayers through social media.
Katie Razzall has tweeted: “In amongst all the news, this might not get the prominence it deserves, but the acclaimed documentary maker Roger Graef has died. He was a legend who made so many incredible films, including his ground-breaking ‘fly on the wall’ A Complaint of Rape.”
In amongst all the news, this might not get the prominence it deserves, but the acclaimed documentary maker Roger Graef has died. He was a legend who made so many incredible films, including his ground-breaking 'fly on the wall' 'A Complaint of Rape'
— Katie Razzall (@katierazz) March 2, 2022
She also wrote: “He will be remembered by so many in the industry who knew him well & by all those others who may not know his name but remember his programs that shone a spotlight into many of the dark corners of life RIP.”
Roger was 85 years old at the time of his death. He was born on the 18th of April 1936.
Details On Roger Graef’s Family: His Wife & Children
Roger Graef was still married to his wife, Susan Mary Richards. They had tied the knot in the year 1986.
Before that, he married his first wife Karen Bergemann in 1971 and divorced in 1983.
Who Is Roger Graef Wife? Meet Susan Mary Richards https://t.co/0gZnoRtCjy
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Graef and Susan have a daughter named Chole and a son named Max from their marriage.
According to the sources, Susan has done Masters’s Degree in Medieval studies in Bristol. Max on the other hand has remained out of the limelight.
The acclaimed docu maker lived most of his life in west London with his family.
Docu Maker Roger Graef Net Worth
Roger Graef’s net worth is believed to be in the millions of dollars.
In 1982, the famed TV documentary filmmaker began his career. As a result, he had established himself as a well-known film director.
He also made money as a writer for the Sunday Times, the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, the Guardian and the Observer, the Daily Mail, and the Mail on Sunday.