Edit
Michael Apted Poster

Biography

Jump to: Overview (3) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (3) | Trivia (8) | Personal Quotes (2)

Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 February 1941Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Birth NameMichael David Apted
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Apted was born on February 10, 1941 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England as Michael David Apted. He is a director and producer, known for The World Is Not Enough (1999), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) and Nell (1994). He is married to Dana Stevens. They have one child. He was previously married to Mellis and Jo Apted.

Spouse (3)

Mellis (2006 - 2008) (1 child)
Jo Apted (9 July 1966 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)
Dana Stevens (? - present) (filed for divorce) (1 child)

Trivia (8)

Former researcher at Granada TV.
Elected as the new President of the Director's Guild of America. He replaces Martha Coolidge and has been a DGA member since 1978. [June 2003]
(2003-) President of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Documentary Branch) [2002-]
He was awarded the C.M.G. (Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George) for his services to British film and television industries in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List.
Directed three different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Jodie Foster, Sissy Spacek and Sigourney Weaver (Spacek won).
USA [June 2008]
Father of Paul Apted.

Personal Quotes (2)

When I joined Granada - which, you don't want to start crying about these things, but Granada was a very, very hot place to be, it was my good fortune to be there at that time - the BBC was firmly asleep.
I've never much been interested in doing films that no one gets to see.

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page