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Stephen Frears

Crew | * 06/20/1941 (77) | Leicester, England, UK
Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English film and television director. Frears has directed numerous films since the 1980s including My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons, High Fidelity, The Queen, Philomena, and Florence Foster Jenkins. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Director: for The Grifters and The Queen. In 2008 The Daily Telegraph named him among the 100 most influential people in British culture. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

Known for these Movies & Shows

Philomena

PG-13

2013 | 3.7/5 | 1h 38min
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The Queen

PG-13

2006 | 3.5/5 | 1h 43min
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Dirty Pretty Things

R

2002 | 3.5/5 | 1h 37min
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Dangerous Liaisons

R

1988 | 3.6/5 | 1h 59min
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Awards & Nominations for Stephen Frears

Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Silver Bear for Best Director Berlinale Camera Goya Awards 2x Academy Award for Best Director

Movies with Stephen Frears as Actor(14)

Movies with Stephen Frears as Crew(52)

Directing/Director2017 Victoria & Abdul
Directing/Director2016 Florence Foster Jenkins
Writing/Writer2016 Florence Foster Jenkins
Directing/Director2015 The Program
Production/Executive Producer2014 Night Will Fall
Production/Producer2014 Night Will Fall
Directing/Director2013 Philomena
Directing/Director2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
Directing/Director2012 Lay the Favorite
Directing/Director2010 Tamara Drewe
Directing/Director2009 Cheri
Directing/Director2006 The Queen
Directing/Director2005 Mrs Henderson Presents
Directing/Director2004 The Route V50
Directing/Director2003 The Deal
Directing/Director2002 Dirty Pretty Things
Directing/Director2000 Liam
Directing/Director2000 High Fidelity
Directing/Director2000 Fail Safe
Directing/Director1998 The Hi-Lo Country
Directing/Director1996 The Van
Directing/Director1996 Mary Reilly
Directing/Director1993 The Snapper
Directing/Director1992 Hero
Directing/Director1990 The Grifters
Directing/Director1988 Mr Jolly Lives Next Door
Directing/Director1988 Dangerous Liaisons
Directing/Director1987 Prick Up Your Ears
Directing/Director1987 Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
Directing/Director1986 Song of Experience
Directing/Director1985 My Beautiful Laundrette
Directing/Director1984 December Flower
Directing/Director1984 The Hit
Directing/Director1983 Saigon: Year Of The Cat
Directing/Director1983 Walter and June
Directing/Director1982 Walter
Directing/Director1981 Going Gently
Directing/Director1980 Bloody Kids
Directing/Director1979 Long Distance Information
Directing/Director1979 One Fine Day
Production/Producer1979 One Fine Day
Directing/Director1979 Afternoon Off
Directing/Director1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Directing/Director1978 Doris and Doreen
Directing/Director1977 Black Christmas
Directing/Director1975 Sunset Across the Bay
Directing/Director1975 Three Men in a Boat
Directing/Director1972 A Day Out
Directing/Director1971 Gumshoe
Directing/Director1968 The Burning
Directing/Assistant Director1966 Morgan!

TV Shows/Series with Stephen Frears as Crew(6)

Directing/Director2017 Haunted Towns
Production/Executive Producer2017 Haunted Towns
Directing/Director1982 The Comic Strip Presents
Directing/Director1974 Playhouse
Directing/Director1971 Follyfoot
Directing/Director1970 Play for Today

Additional Information

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: 06/20/1941 in Leicester (current age: 77)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Trinity College, Gresham's School
Spouses (current/former): Mary-Kay Wilmers
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:14451, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 01/06/2019