Born: Jun 20, 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
Categories: Film Director
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.
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