Brian Gilbert

Actor / Film Director | * 1960 (61) | England, UK
Brian Gilbert is a film director. Born in England, he spent much of his childhood in Australia, where he was a child actor of film, television and radio. Returning to England at the age of fourteen, he attended the Harrow County Grammar School for Boys and completed his education at Oxford University. He continued working as a professional actor until 1979, when he joined the National Film and Television School as a directing student. So well-received was his graduation film, The Devotee that producer David Puttnam immediately commissioned him to write and direct a feature-length film for the Channel Four First Love series in the 1980s. From there, he went on to direct The Frog Prince (French Lessons US title), a French-English co-production. Subsequently, he has worked in both Hollywood and the UK, directing Vice Versa in 1988, and in 1991 - Not Without My Daughter, the adaptation of the controversial best-seller of the same name, which starred Sally Field as Betty Mahmoody. Four years later came ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Movies with Brian Gilbert as Actor(3)

as Kid with List2007 The Perfect Holiday
as Self1997 Simply Wilde
as Laurenz Schulman1976 Voyage of the Damned

Movies with Brian Gilbert as Crew(10)

Production/Executive Producer2006 Skinwalkers
Directing/Director2001 The Gathering
Production/Executive Producer1997 This Is the Sea
Directing/Director1997 Wilde
Directing/Director1994 Tom & Viv
Directing/Director1991 Not Without My Daughter
Directing/Director1988 Vice Versa
Directing/Director1985 The Frog Prince
Writing/Adaptation1985 The Frog Prince
Directing/Director1984 Sharma and Beyond

Full Name: Brian Gilbert
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: 1960 in England (current age: 61 years)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: National Film and Television School
Other names for Brian Gilbert (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Brian Gilbert (director)"
Brian Gilbert frequently works together with these people:
Mary McGuckian (4x, Crew)
Marc Samuelson (4x, Crew)
Peter Samuelson (4x, Crew)
Martin Fuhrer (3x, Crew)
Debbie Wiseman (3x, Crew)
Stephen Fry (2x, Actor)
Dick Clement (2x, Crew)
Alex Graham (2x, Crew)
Ian La Frenais (2x, Crew)
Stefan Henrix (2x, Crew)
Lance Rivera (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:321226, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 12/23/2020