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Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: producer, executive

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A pioneering producer in the cable industry, British-born Colin Callender was instrumental in solidifying HBO's reputation for producing superior original programming. Under his auspices, such acclaimed and award-winning projects as "Tidy Endings" (1988), "Age-Old Friends" (1989), "Hostages" (1993) and "Miss Evers' Boys" (1997) reached the screen.

A pioneering producer in the cable industry, British-born Colin Callender was instrumental in solidifying HBO's reputation for producing superior original programming. Under his auspices, such acclaimed and award-winning projects as "Tidy Endings" (1988), "Age-Old Friends" (1989), "Hostages" (1993) and "Miss Evers' Boys" (1997) reached the screen.

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Began career as stage manager at the Royal Court Theatre
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Joined Granada Television as a producer trainee
1981:
Formed Primetime Television and produced the television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby", adapted by David Edgar; won 1983 Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series
1983:
Formed The Callender Company Ltd; served as managing director
1986:
Entered into joint venture with The Brillstein Company to develop and produce motion pictures
1987:
Debut as feature film producer, "The Belly of an Architect", directed by Peter Greenaway
1987:
Joined Home Box Office (HBO) as an executive producer of "HBO Showcase"
1991:
Promoted to senior vice president, HBO Showcase
1994:
Served as executive producer on Allison Anders' "Mi Vida Loca - My Crazy Life"
1996:
Appointed as senior vice president, HBO NYC Productions (January)
1996:
Became executive vice president, HBO NYC Productions (October)
1999:
Named president, HBO Original Movies (April)
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Education

University of East Anglia: -
University of East Anglia: -

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wife:
Elizabeth Gaines. Lawyer. Married in 1998.

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daughter:
Caroline Theresa Callender. Born on December 16, 2000.

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