Steven Knight

Screenwriter / Film Director / Executive Producer / Writer | * 08/05/1959 (64) | Birmingham, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Steven Knight is a British screenwriter, producer, and director for film and television. He wrote the screenplays for the films Closed Circuit, Dirty Pretty Things, and Eastern Promises, and also wrote and directed the films Locke and Hummingbird (a.k.a. Redemption). Knight is one of three creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, a game show that has been remade and aired in around 160 countries worldwide. He is also the creator of the BBC's Peaky Blinders and has written for Commercial Breakdown, The Detectives, See, and Taboo. ()
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Steven Knight CBE is a British screenwriter and film director. Knight wrote the screenplays for the films Closed Circuit, Dirty Pretty Things, and Eastern Promises, and also directed as well as wrote the films Locke and Hummingbird.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Steven Knight

Edgar Awards London Film Critics' Circle British Independent Film Awards Commander of The Order of The British Empire Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay 2x European Film Award for Best Screenwriter European Film Award for Best Director
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Movies with Steven Knight as Crew(37)

Writing/Writer2023 Untitled Peaky Blinders Film
Writing/Screenplay2023 Untitled Gore Verbinski Project
Writing/Writer2023 Maria
Writing/Screenplay2023 Small Dark Look
Production/Executive Producer2022 Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
Production/Executive Producer2021 Spencer
Writing/Writer2021 Spencer
Production/Executive Producer2021 Locked Down
Writing/Writer2021 Locked Down
Directing/Director2019 Serenity
Production/Producer2019 Serenity
Writing/Screenplay2019 Serenity
Writing/Screenplay2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web
Writing/Screenplay2018 Woman Walks Ahead
Production/Executive Producer2017 November Criminals
Writing/Screenplay2017 November Criminals
Production/Executive Producer2016 Allied
Writing/Writer2016 Allied
Writing/Screenplay2015 Pawn Sacrifice
Writing/Screenplay2015 Burnt
Writing/Screenplay2014 Seventh Son
Directing/Director2014 Locke
Writing/Writer2014 Locke
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey
Writing/Screenplay2013 Closed Circuit
Production/Producer2013 Redemption
Directing/Director2013 Hummingbird
Writing/Screenplay2013 Hummingbird
Writing/Screenplay2007 Eastern Promises
Writing/Writer2006 Amazing Grace
Writing/Writer2002 Gypsy Woman
Writing/Screenplay2002 Dirty Pretty Things

TV Shows/Series with Steven Knight as Crew(29)

Writing/Writer2024 A Thousand Blows
Production/Executive Producer2024 A Thousand Blows
Creator/Creator2024 A Thousand Blows
Writing/Writer2024 This Town
Production/Executive Producer2024 This Town
Creator/Creator2024 This Town
Production/Executive Producer2024 The Veil
Writing/Writer2024 The Veil
Production/Executive Producer2023 All the Light We Cannot See
Production/Executive Producer2023 Great Expectations
Writing/Writer2023 Great Expectations
Creator/Creator2023 Great Expectations
Production/Executive Producer2022 SAS: Rogue Heroes
Writing/Writer2022 SAS: Rogue Heroes
Creator/Creator2022 SAS: Rogue Heroes
Production/Executive Producer2019 See
Writing/Writer2019 See
Writing/Story2019 See
Writing/Teleplay2019 See
Creator/Creator2019 See
Writing/Writer2017 Taboo
Production/Executive Producer2017 Taboo
Creator/Creator2017 Taboo
Writing/Writer2013 Peaky Blinders
Production/Executive Producer2013 Peaky Blinders
Creator/Creator2013 Peaky Blinders
Creator/Creator1999 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Creator/Creator1998 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Creator/Creator1994 Talking Telephone Numbers

Full Name: Steven Knight
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 08/05 1959 (August) in Birmingham, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 64 years + 312 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University College London
Member of: Writers Guild of America, West
Other names for Steven Knight (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"스티븐 나이트"
Steven Knight frequently works together with these people:
Paul Webster (6x, Crew)
Tom Hardy (5x, Actor)
Daniel Phillips (5x, Crew)
Maxime Savaria (5x, Actor)
Fraser Aitcheson (4x, Actor)
Stephen Graham (4x, Actor)
Nina Gold (4x, Crew)
Stuart Ford (4x, Crew)
Edward Zwick (3x, Crew)
Guy Heeley (3x, Crew)
Pablo Larraín (3x, Crew)
Matthias Gohl (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:58292, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2024