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Mike Figgis

Mike Figgis was born on February 28, 1948 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England as Michael Figgis. He is a director and writer, known for Leaving Las Vegas (1995), One Night Stand (1997) and Timecode (2000). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Leaving Las Vegas
One Night Stand
One Night Stand Director
Timecode Director
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  Kudelski (Short) (completed)
 2011 China-Town (Short)
 2011 Lucrezia Borgia (Short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2009 3 Minute Wonder (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Jeff Koons (2009)
- Dan Flavin (2009)
- Marcel Duchamp (2009)
 2009 Razorlight: Hostage of Love (Video short)
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2008)
 2007 The 4 Dreams of Miss X (Video short)
 2007 Piazza Di Spagna (Short)
 2006 Tied Up at the Office (Short)
 2004 Co/Ma (Documentary)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cold Cuts (2004)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "About Time 2")
 2001 The Battle of Orgreave (Documentary)
 2001 Hotel
 2000 Timecode
 2000 Un matin partout dans le monde (TV Short)
 1999 Miss Julie
 1997 Flamenco Women (Documentary)
 1994 Vivienne Westwood on Liberty (Documentary short)
 1993 Mr. Jones
 1991 Liebestraum
 1988 Stormy Monday
 1984 The House (TV Movie)
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Created the "Fig-Rig" hand held camera stabilizing device. See more »

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

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6' 0¼" (1.84 m)

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I could write a short thesis on why there were so many men in the film industry and I'd say it was to do with the weight of the equipment. One can understand how a hierarchy of men, a film crew, has built up. In order for us to handle 100 to 150 large men who are carrying equipment almost like an army unit, then it makes sense to put a man in charge of all of that because there are gender issues ... See more »


Romantically linked to Saffron Burrows, who appeared in some of his movies, for several years. See more »

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