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Frears, Stephen

Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.
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1941 – Born on June 20th in Leicester, England. A film director who often makes movies about love triangles that end tragically.

1990 – Won an Academy Award for Best Director for The Grifters.

1992 – Married to Anne Rothenstein.

2006 – Won the The Empire Inspiration Award at the Sony Ericsson Empire Awards.

         – Has directed six women to acting Oscar nominations: Glenn Close and Michelle Pfeiffer (Dangerous Liaisons), Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening (The Grifters), Helen Mirren (The Queen), and Judi Dench (Mrs Henderson Presents), Mirren won for The Queen.

         – Won an Academy Award for Best Director for The Queen.

2007 – The president of the Cannes competition jury.