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John Boorman


John Boorman attended Catholic school (Salesian Order) although his family was not, in fact, Roman Catholic. His first job was for a dry-cleaner. Later, he worked as a critic for a women's journal and for a radio station until he entered the television business, working for the BBC in Bristol. There, he started as assistant but worked later as ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Queen and Country (producer)
 2006 The Tiger's Tail (producer)
 2004 In My Country (producer)
 2001 The Tailor of Panama (producer)
 1998 The General (producer)
 1996 Angela Mooney Dies Again (executive producer)
 1995 Beyond Rangoon (producer)
 1990 Where the Heart Is (producer)
 1987 Hope and Glory (producer)
 1985 The Emerald Forest (producer)
 1984 Nemo (producer)
 1982 Angel (executive producer)
 1981 Excalibur (producer)
 1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic (producer)
 1974 Zardoz (producer)
 1972 Deliverance (producer)
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Other Works:

BBC Radio, Light Programme: "The Younger Generation" - Presenter and reporter, 1951-1954 (credited 19/11/51-6/1/54). See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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He seems to think he's Lee Marvin. Except he's two feet shorter. And about one third the talent. - On Mel Gibson See more »

Trivia:

Was reported he was going to direct a film of Rosenkrantz and Guilderstern are dead in 1968. See more »

Trademark:

Usually has a shot in his movies of a hand emerging from a body of water holding a weapon. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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