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Birth Place: England, GB Profession: Producer ...
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First job in industry, as a runner for Zoetrope, a music video company; eventually began producing videos
1983:
Founded Direct Productions
1985:
Founded Initial Pictures (with Scott Millaney)
1986:
Produced first feature film, "Sid and Nancy"
1991:
Joined with Tim Bevan in Working Title Films
1992:
Executive produced Tim Robbins' directorial debut, "Bob Roberts"
1994:
Served as executive producer on the Oscar-nominated Best Picture "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
1994:
First worked with the Coen brothers as executive producer of "The Hudsucker Proxy"
1994:
Executive produced "Armisted Maupin's Tales of the City" for PBS
1995:
Served as executive producer on "Panther," directed by Mario Van Peebles
1995:
Re-teamed with Tim Robbins as executive producer of "Dead Man Walking"
1996:
Second teaming with the Coen brothers on the award-winning "Fargo"
1997:
Executive produced "The Big Lebowski" for the Coens
1997:
Had international hit with the comedy "Bean," starring Rowan Atkinson
1998:
Established special effects subsidiary Double Negative
1998:
Executive produced the period drama "Elizabeth"; earned first Academy Award nomination for Best Picture
1999:
Signed five-year deal with Universal
1999:
Working Title released "Notting Hill" teaming Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts
2001:
Co-Produced the romantic comedy "Bridget Jones Diary"
2003:
Produced Richard Curtis' directorial debut "Love Actually"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Comedy or Musical Picture
2004:
Produced the sequel "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason"
2006:
Produced the controversal "United 93"
2007:
Again collaborated with Atkinson for "Mr. Bean's Holiday"
2007:
Earned second Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for producing "Atonement"
2008:
Co-produced with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, "Frost/Nixon"; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best motion picture of the year
2009:
Produced the Richard Curtis directed, "Pirate Radio"

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