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Anthony Minghella (1954–2008)

Anthony Minghella was the son of immigrants from Italy, who own an ice-cream factory on the Isle of Wight, where Anthony was born on January 6, 1954. He and his two siblings, Edana Minghella and Dominic Minghella, grew up there, a popular British holiday spot. After graduating from the University of Hull, Minghella took a position as a university ... See full bio »


(age 54) in London, England, UK

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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The English Patient
Cold Mountain
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 2009 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (production - 1 episode)
- Puccini: Madama Butterfly (2009) ... (production: stage)
 2001 The Warrior (presenter)
 1983-1987 Grange Hill (TV Series) (script editor - 66 episodes)
- Episode #10.8 (1987) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.24 (1986) ... (script editor)
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Anthony Minghella CBE


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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When I became the chair of the British Film Institute, I didn't understand how much of my time would be taken up with trying to make a case for the British Film Institute: what it's for, why it exists, why it needs its money. See more »


In 1984, the London Theatre Critics named him Most Promising Playwright of the Year. See more »


Frequently worked with Jude Law

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