Person Details

Birthday: 1941-06-20 19:04:19

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Leicester, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 78

TV Involvements: 13


Most Famous Work

Biography

Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English director and producer. He has directed numerous acclaimed films since the early 1980s, including My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), The Grifters (1990), High Fidelity (2000), The Queen (2006), Philomena (2013), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), and Victoria & Abdul (2017). He has received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Director. Frears is also known for his work on various television programs, including Fail Safe (2000), The Deal (2003), Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013), A Very English Scandal (2018), State of the Union (2019), and Quiz (2020). He has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, with one win. In 2008, The Daily Telegraph named Frears among the 100 most influential people in British culture.

Most Famous Work

Dangerous Liaisons
Average
7

Dangerous Liaisons

(1988) Director
High Fidelity
Average
7

High Fidelity

(2000) Director
The Queen
Average
7

The Queen

(2006) Director
Hero
Average
6

Hero

(1992) Director
A Very English Scandal
Average
7

A Very English Scandal

(2018) Executive Producer
State of the Union
Average
8

State of the Union

(2019) Director
Play for Today
Average
5

Play for Today

(1970) Director
Quiz
Average
7

Quiz

(2020) Director

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Self
2020 Self
2019 N/A
Himself
2018 N/A
Himself
2017 N/A
2015 N/A
Self
2014 Self
2012 N/A
2011 Himself
2009 Self
Himself
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
2007 Himself
2004 Self - Interviewee
Interviewee (archival)
2002 Self
Himself
2001 Narrator
2000 Himself
1997 Narrator
1995 N/A
1991 N/A
1986 Himself
1985 N/A
1978 Biscuit Man
1971 Man
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2022 Director
2020 Director
2019 Director
Director
2018 Director
2017 Director
2016 Director
2015 Director
2014 Director
2013 Director
Director
2012 Director
2010 Director
2009 Director
2006 Director
2005 Director
Director
2004 Director
2003 Director
2002 Director
2001 Director
2000 Director
Director
1998 Director
1996 Director
Director
1995 Director
1993 Director
1992 Director
1990 Director
1988 Director
Director
1987 Director
Director
1986 Director
1985 Director
1984 Director
Director
1983 Director
Director
1982 Director
Director
1981 Director
1980 Director
1979 Director
Director
Director
1978 Director
Director
Director
1977 Director
Director
1976 Director
1975 Director
Director
1974 Director
Director
1972 Director
1971 Director
Director
1970 Director
1968 Director
1966 Assistant Director
Director
Director
Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2021 Original Film Writer
2016 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
2019 Executive Producer
2018 Executive Producer
2014 Producer
Executive Producer
2009 Executive Producer
1997 Executive Producer
1979 Producer
Producer
1977 Producer
Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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