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Michael Caton-Jones

Michael Caton-Jones was born on October 15, 1957 in Broxburn, West Lothian, Scotland as Michael Jones. He is a director and actor, known for The Jackal (1997), Rob Roy (1995) and This Boy's Life (1993). See full bio »

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The Jackal
The Jackal Director
Rob Roy
Rob Roy Director
This Boy's Life
This Boy's Life Director
Memphis Belle
Memphis Belle Director


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 2017/II Asher (pre-production)
 2015 Urban Hymn
 2012 World Without End (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Checkmate (2012)
- Queen (2012)
- Rook (2012)
- A People Revolt (2012)
 2010 MI-5 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #9.3 (2010)
- Episode #9.2 (2010)
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
 1997 The Jackal
 1995 Rob Roy
 1991 Doc Hollywood
 1990 Memphis Belle
 1989 Scandal
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lucky Sunil (1988)
 1987 Brond (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1987)
- Episode #1.2 (1987)
- Episode #1.1 (1987)
 1986 The Riveter (Short)
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DVD commentary for Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Jones

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[on Basic Instinct 2 (2006)] I re-read the script and knew I had to redo it. I later learned the script had been around Hollywood for years, and the movie was a deal-film, which means that nobody really gives a monkey how it turns out, but a lot of people make a lot of money as soon as it's made. It was a disaster. I wanted to get out, but I'd have been sued to death. Sharon Stone lives in a zone... See more »


Attended the now demolished St. Mary's Academy in Bathgate. Left at age 15 with no qualifications. See more »

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