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Adrian Lyne


Adrian Lyne (Director/Writer/Producer) is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about movies of our time, among them, "Fatal Attraction", "9 1/2 Weeks", "Flashdance", "Indecent Proposal", "Jacob's Ladder" and "Unfaithful". Born in Peterborough, England and raised in London, Lyne attended the Highgate school, where his father was a ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Flashdance
Flashdance Director
(1983)
Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder Director
(1990)
Indecent Proposal
(1993)
Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction Director
(1987)

Filmography

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 2002 Unfaithful
 1997 Lolita
 1993 Indecent Proposal (directed by)
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
 1986 9½ Weeks
 1983 Michael Sembello: Maniac (Video short)
 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 starring the then unknown Kevin Costner. See more »

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5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »
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[on Lolita (1997)] I wanted to make a movie of Nabokov's novel, because it's, I think, one of the great novels of this century. In the end, it's a love story - it's a strange and awful love story. This subject seems to be the last taboo. I think that what the audience maybe will find disturbing is that they don't hate Humbert, at least they don't totally hate him - they kind of like him in some ... See more »

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

Trademark:

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

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