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Prior to moving into film, Alan was noted as one of London's most talented advertising copywriters. He worked for the Collet Dickinson Pearce (CDP) ad agency in the 1960's and early 1970's, and began directing his own tvc scripts in their basement. Formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers' agent), ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Evita
Evita Director
(1996)
Angel Heart
Angel Heart Director
(1987)
Mississippi Burning
(1988)
The Life of David Gale
(2003)

Filmography

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 1996 Evita
 1996 Madonna: You Must Love Me (Video short)
 1996 Madonna: Don't Cry for Me Argentina (Video short) (uncredited)
 1990 Renegade MTV Special (TV Movie)
 1987 Angel Heart
 1984 Birdy
 1982 Pink Floyd: Hey You (Short)
 1980 Fame
 1976 No Hard Feelings (TV Movie)
 1976 Bugsy Malone
 1975 The Evacuees (TV Movie)
 1974 Our Cissy (Short)
 1974/I Footsteps (Short)
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Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
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Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (79 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Bird's Eye Beefburgers See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Alan William Parker | Sir Alan Parker
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Making a film is so hard that if you don't have your main actors going along with the ride with the rest of the crew it can make your life very difficult. Particularly within the Hollywood machine. They've allowed more stars to take over and it can make everyone else's life a misery. But the truth is the actors are doing their job just the same as the camera assistant and the costume designer and... See more »

Trivia:

One of Parker's idols Fred Zinnemann became an unlikely mentor and would often agree to see many of his films before anyone else. See more »

Trademark:

His films often have a dark, noirish look to them. They are often lit in very dark colors. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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