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Born: April 20, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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Spent first six years of life in Blackpool, England
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Initially trained as a photographer before going to drama school
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Had supporting roles in such made-for-TV productions as "A Woman of Substance" (syndicated, 1984) and "Cream in My Coffee" (PBS, 1990)
1985:
Met Adrian Dunbar while both were members of the Royal Court Theater Company in liverpool
1985:
Directed at the Central School of Drama where he ran a film and television course
1987:
Taught a course for New York actors at Cornell University under the auspices of the Royal National Theatre
1987:
Played a leading role in the British-made feature film, "Indian Summer"
1988:
Made film directing debut with the 11-minute Channel Four short, "Treacle"
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Made 16 commercials, including advertisements for Molson Canadian Lager, Tetley Beer and the <i>Express</i> newspaper
1991:
Made feature directorial debut with "Hear My Song"; co-wrote script with Dunbar, who also co-starred
1995:
Directed, produced and co-wrote with Peter Flannery, "Funny Bones"
1998:
Directed a film centered on the relationship between two youths, "The Mighty"; co-starring and produced by Sharon Stone
2001:
Helmed the big-budget feature, "Town & Country" starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn
2001:
Directed John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale in the romanic comedy, "Serendipity"
2004:
Directed Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon in "Shall We Dance," a remake of the classic Japanese ballroom dance film
2009:
Directed the film adaptation of the popular Disney series, "Hannah Montana: The Movie"

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