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Also Known As: Nicolas Jack Roeg, N. Roeg, Nick Roeg Died:
Born: August 15, 1928 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: director, screenwriter, director of photography, producer, dubber, clapper boy

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Nicolas Roeg started working in the film industry at the age of 19 at the Marylebone Studio, where he was a tea-boy and assisted in the dubbing of French films. Roeg then went to work for MGM's London studios, where he slowly moved his way up the ladder to become a camera operator. He did second-unit photography for "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and finally became a director of photography on such films as "The Caretaker" (1963), "Fahrenheit 451" (1966), "Far From the Madding Crowd" (1967) and "Petulia" (1968).

Nicolas Roeg started working in the film industry at the age of 19 at the Marylebone Studio, where he was a tea-boy and assisted in the dubbing of French films. Roeg then went to work for MGM's London studios, where he slowly moved his way up the ladder to become a camera operator. He did second-unit photography for "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and finally became a director of photography on such films as "The Caretaker" (1963), "Fahrenheit 451" (1966), "Far From the Madding Crowd" (1967) and "Petulia" (1968).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Puffball (2007)
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  Hotel Paradise (1995) Director
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  Two Deaths (1995) Director
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  Full Body Massage (1995) Director
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  Heart Of Darkness (1994) Director
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  Cold Heaven (1991) Director
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  Witches, The (1990) Director
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  Track 29 (1988) Director
10.
  Aria (1987) Director ("Un Ballo In Maschera")

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Served as projectionist for army unit during WWII
1947:
Began working at London's Marylebone Studio as dubber and assistant editor
1950:
Moved to MGM's London studios as clapper boy, assistant to camera crew
1960:
First work as second-unit photographer
1961:
Debut as director of photography with "On Information Received"
1963:
First earned recognition as dop with Roger Corman's "The Masque of the Red Death"
1970:
First film as co-director (with Donald Cammell), "Performance"
1971:
First film as solo director, "Walkabout"
1973:
Helmed the cult classic thriller "Don't Look Now", starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie
1980:
First collaboration with actress Theresa Russell, "Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession"
1989:
TV directorial debut for "Sweet Bird of Youth"
1990:
Directed the satirical "The Witches", featuring Anjelica Huston
1992:
Helmed episode of the US TV series "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles"
1996:
Directed the TNT biblical movie "Samson and Delilah"
1999:
At the Cannes Film Festival, announced plans to direct the feature "Night Train", based on Martin Amis' novel
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Education

Mercers School: -

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wife:
Susan Rennie Stephen. Married on May 12, 1957; no longer married.
wife:
Theresa Russell. Actor. Married in 1985; have two sons together.

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father:
Jack Nicolas Roeg.
mother:
Mabel Gertrude Roeg.
son:
Joscelin Nicolas Roeg. Mother, Susan Stephen.
son:
Nicolas Jack Roeg. Mother, Susan Stephen.
son:
Luc Roeg. Producer, agent. Born c. 1962; mother Susan Stephen; made hundreds of music videos during the 1980s; associate producer of "Un Ballo in Maschera" segment of "Aria" (1987) directed by father; produced first film "Big Time" (1988); also produced "Let Him Have It" (1991); producer of "Two Deaths" (1992) directed by father; became head of independent films at the London office of William Morris in 1998.
son:
Sholto Jules Roeg. Production assistant; third assistant director. Mother, Susan Stephen.
son:
Stratten Jack Roeg. Mother, Theresa Russell.
son:
Maxim Roeg. Mother, Theresa Russell.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Nicholas Roeg" Twayne
"The Films of Nicolas Roeg - Myth And Mind" St. Martin's Press
"Fragile Geometry - The Films, Philosophy and Misadventures of Nicolas Roeg" Performing Arts Journal Publications
"Nicolas Roeg Film By Film" McFarland
"The Films of Nicolas Roeg"
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