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Jonathan Lynn

Screenwriter / Film Director / Comedian / Television Director | * 04/03/1943 (79) | Bath, Somerset, England, UK [now Bath and North East Somerset, England, UK]
Jonathan Lynn (born 3 April 1943) is an English stage and film director, producer, writer, and actor. He is known for directing the comedy films such as Clue (1985), Nuns on the Run (1990), My Cousin Vinny (1992) and The Whole Nine Yards (2000). He co-created and co-wrote the television series Yes Minister (1980–1984, 2013) and Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1988). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Jonathan Lynn as Actor(15)

as himself2019 An Accidental Studio
as Douglas1994 Greedy
as Vicar Hewitt1990 3 Men and a Little Lady
as Tailor1985 Into the Night
as Kevin1982 Outside Edge
as Radio DJ1980 Breaking Glass
as Ted Margolies1979 The Knowledge
as Cyril Benson1978 Dinner at The Sporting Club
as Harold1976 Bar Mitzvah Boy
as Leader of the Orchestra1974 Romance with a Double Bass
as Servant1971 London
as Chemist's Assistant1968 Prudence and the Pill

TV Shows/Series with Jonathan Lynn as Actor(5)

as Himself - Panellist1979 Question Time
1972 Colditz

Movies with Jonathan Lynn as Crew(18)

Directing/Director2010 Wild Target
Production/Executive Producer2004 Vanity Fair
Directing/Director2003 The Fighting Temptations
Directing/Director2000 The Whole Nine Yards
Directing/Director1997 Trial and Error
Production/Producer1997 Trial and Error
Directing/Director1996 Sgt. Bilko
Directing/Director1994 Greedy
Directing/Director1992 My Cousin Vinny
Directing/Director1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
Directing/Director1990 Nuns on the Run
Writing/Screenplay1990 Nuns on the Run
Writing/Writer1990 Life After Life
Writing/Writer1987 Suspicion
Directing/Director1985 Clue
Writing/Story1985 Clue
Writing/Screenplay1985 Clue
Writing/Screenplay1974 The Internecine Project

TV Shows/Series with Jonathan Lynn as Crew(5)

Writing/Writer1986 Yes, Prime Minister
Creator/Creator1986 Yes, Prime Minister
Writing/Writer1980 Yes Minister
Creator/Creator1980 Yes Minister
Writing/Writer1969 On the Buses

Full Name: Jonathan Lynn
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 04/03 1943 (April) in Bath, Somerset, England, UK [now Bath and North East Somerset, England, UK] (current age: 79 years + 85 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Pembroke College, Kingswood School
Other names for Jonathan Lynn (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джонатан Линн"
Jonathan Lynn frequently works together with these people:
Orson Welles (9x, Actor)
Tony Lombardo (5x, Crew)
Austin Pendleton (4x, Actor)
John Landis (4x, Actor)
Sydney Lotterby (4x, Crew)
Randy Edelman (4x, Crew)
Antony Jay (4x, Crew)
Diana Hoddinott (4x, Actress)
Barry Levinson (4x, Crew)
John Cleese (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10790, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2022