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John Irvin

Film Director / Television Director | * 05/07/1940 (81) | Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (United Kingdom (UK))
John Irvin (born 7 May 1940) is an English film director. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, he began his career by directing a number of documentaries and television works, including the BBC adaptation of John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He made several Hollywood films in the 1980s, including The Dogs of War (1980), Ghost Story (1981) and Hamburger Hill (1987). Irvin is a graduate of London Film School. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Movies with John Irvin as Actor(2)

as himself2019 The Big Meeting

Movies with John Irvin as Crew(30)

Directing/Director2019 Mandela's Gun
Directing/Director2008 The Garden of Eden
Directing/Director2007 The Moon and the Stars
Directing/Director2005 The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha
Directing/Director2005 Dot.Kill
Directing/Director2003 The Boys from County Clare
Directing/Director2001 The Fourth Angel
Directing/Director2000 Shiner
Directing/Director1998 When Trumpets Fade
Directing/Director1997 City of Industry
Directing/Director1996 Crazy Horse
Directing/Director1995 A Month by the Lake
Directing/Director1994 Freefall
Directing/Director1994 Widows' Peak
Directing/Director1991 Eminent Domain
Directing/Director1991 Robin Hood
Directing/Director1989 Next of Kin
Directing/Director1987 Hamburger Hill
Directing/Director1986 Raw Deal
Directing/Director1985 Turtle Diary
Directing/Director1984 Champions
Directing/Director1981 Ghost Story
Directing/Director1980 The Dogs of War
Directing/Director1978 Alphabetical Order
Directing/Director1974 Haunted: The Ferryman
Directing/Director1969 Tomorrow Night in London
Directing/Director1967 Bedtime
Directing/Director1966 Carousella
Directing/Director1963 Gala Day
Writing/Writer1963 Gala Day

TV Shows/Series with John Irvin as Crew(4)

Directing/Director1999 Noah's Ark
Directing/Director1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Creator/Creator1979 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Directing/Director1977 Hard Times

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Tuesday, 05/07 1940 (May) in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 81 years + 38 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: London Film School
John Irvin frequently works together with these people:
Peter Tanner (6x, Crew)
Thomas Burstyn (4x, Crew)
Ken Solarz (4x, Crew)
Richard Gregson (3x, Crew)
Geoffrey Burgon (3x, Crew)
Ian Crafford (3x, Crew)
Martin Maryska (3x, Crew)
Daniel Draper (3x, Crew)
Bernard Hepton (2x, Actor)
Beryl Reid (2x, Actress)
Terence Rigby (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:73535, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 06/05/2021