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Born: June 5, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA Profession: Director ...
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1977:
Worked at the Royal Court Theatre as an assistant director to noted British playwright John Osborne and Irish playwright Samuel Beckett
1982:
Co-wrote with Richard Mahar the play "Private Dick"; won the Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival
1985:
Joined Royal Shakespeare company; directed "Some Americans Abroad," which transferred to Broadway 1990
1991:
Made television debut directing with BBC miniseries "Downtown Lagos"
1993:
Directed and co-wrote the award-winning miniseries "The Buddha of Suburbia" for the BBC2
1995:
Made the documentary "Ready When You Are, Mr. Patel" about the Indian actor Harish Patel
1995:
Directed first feature, Jane Austen's "Persuasion"; aired on television in the U.K.
1996:
Directed the feature adaptation of "My Night With Reg," based on the play he also directed
1998:
Directed "Titanic Town," a dramatic film about Northern Ireland
1999:
Directed Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in romantic comedy "Notting Hill"
2000:
Helmed Joe Penhall's first play for London's National Theatre "Blue/ Orange"
2002:
Directed "Changing Lanes," starring Samuel Jackson and Ben Affleck
2003:
Directed Daniel Craigh in British film "The Mother"
2004:
Re-teamed with Craig for the thriller "Enduring Love"
2006:
Directed Peter O'Toole and Leslie Phillips as two eccentric veterans of the stage in "Venus"
2010:
Directed comedy feature "Morning Glory," starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and Diane Keaton
2012:
Helmed "Hyde Park on Hudson," starring Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt

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