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Adrian Lyne


Starting his career as a director of TV commercials, he moved into film by making his debut with the teen drama Foxes (1980), but made his breakthrough film with the musical hit Flashdance (1983) and was later hired to helm Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986). He was nominated for best director at the Academy Awards for Fatal Attraction (1987). His most ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2002 Unfaithful
 1997 Lolita
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
 1983 Flashdance
 1980 Foxes
 1976 Mr. Smith (Short)
 1973 The Table (Short)
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Directed a TV commercial for Apple's Lisa computer (1983) starring the then unknown Kevin Costner. See more »

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[on working with Michael Douglas on Fatal Attraction (1987)] I always wondered why I never saw on film what I saw for real. He's a vulnerable man, but he always played macho. In this he plays a loser and it was a real conflict for him to reveal that vulnerability. He kept saying, "Lemme do something!" See more »

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Has directed 3 actresses in Oscar-nominated turns: Glenn Close, Anne Archer, and Diane Lane. See more »

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Often includes Labrador Retrievers in his films, such as Fatal Attraction (1987) and Indecent Proposal (1993).

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