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Michael Radford

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director | * 02/24/1946 (75) | New Delhi (India)
Michael James Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an Anglo-Indian-born English film director and screenwriter. He began his career as a documentary director and television comedy writer before transitioning into features in the early 1980s. His best-known credits include the 1984 film adaptation of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four starring John Hurt and Richard Burton (in his final role), the Shakespeare adaptation The Merchant of Venice, the true crime drama White Mischief, and the 1994 Italian-language comedy drama Il Postino: The Postman, for which he won the BAFTA Awards for Best Direction and Best Film Not in the English Language, and earned Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Michael Radford

BAFTA Award for Best Direction Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Michael Radford as Crew(29)

Directing/Director2021 King Lear
Writing/Screenplay2021 King Lear
Directing/Director2017 The Music of Silence
Writing/Writer2017 The Music of Silence
Directing/Director2014 Elsa & Fred
Writing/Writer2014 Elsa & Fred
Directing/Director2013 The Mule
Writing/Screenplay2013 The Mule
Directing/Director2011 Michel Petrucciani
Writing/Screenplay2011 Michel Petrucciani
Directing/Director2007 Flawless
Directing/Director2004 The Merchant of Venice
Writing/Screenplay2004 The Merchant of Venice
Directing/Director2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello
Writing/Screenplay2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello
Directing/Director2001 Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Production/Producer2001 Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Writing/Writer2001 Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Directing/Director1998 B. Monkey
Writing/Scenario Writer1998 B. Monkey
Directing/Director1994 The Postman
Writing/Screenplay1994 The Postman
Directing/Director1987 White Mischief
Writing/Screenplay1987 White Mischief
Directing/Director1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
Writing/Screenplay1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
Directing/Director1983 Another Time, Another Place
Writing/Screenplay1983 Another Time, Another Place
Directing/Director1981 Van Morrison in Ireland

TV Shows/Series with Michael Radford as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1993 Homicide: Life on the Street

Additional Information

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Full Name: Michael Radford
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 02/24 1946 (February) in New Delhi (India) (current age: 75 years + 239 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Worcester College, Bedford School
Michael Radford frequently works together with these people:
Roger Deakins (5x, Crew)
Gregor Fisher (4x, Actor)
Al Pacino (3x, Actor)
Barry Levinson (3x, Crew)
Mike Figgis (3x, Crew)
Simon Perry (3x, Crew)
Tom Fontana (3x, Crew)
Sophie Becher (3x, Crew)
Tom Priestley (3x, Crew)
Phyllis Logan (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1360051, Added: 09/03/2019, Last updated: 09/25/2021