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Adrian Lyne


Adrian Lyne was born on March 4, 1941 in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. Starting his career as a director of television commercials, he moved into film by making his debut with the teen drama Foxes (1980), but made his breakthrough film with the musical drama Flashdance (1983) and was later hired to helm Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986). He was ... 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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(1975-76) Directed TV commercials for DIM underwear (France). See more »

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[on Mickey Rourke] He fascinates me. I can't take my eyes off him because he's never doing nothing. See more »

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

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Best known for directing films that focus on sexually charged characters See more »

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Is he making any new movies? vpeun
Fav movie by him? italyinwanting
Fifty Shades of Grey Sabby77
The most underrated director joe_poc
If he directed more movies, he'd probably be as well-known as Hitchcock bendy11
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