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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 »

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(age 54) in London, England, UK

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
 1983-1986 Grange Hill (TV Series) (script editor - 66 episodes)
- Episode #9.24 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.19 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.13 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.6 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.7 (1986) ... (script editor)
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Other Works:

(play) Cigarettes and Chocolate (1988) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 32 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anthony Minghella CBE

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I'm interested in stories which insist on a dog fails-to-eat-dog kind of world. I hate misanthropy and want to believe that there's a possibility that we might all be redeemed, that hope deferred makes the soul sick, that our humanity is fragile, funny, common, crazy, full of the longing for love, the failure of love. I want to tell stories which require something of an audience, by way of ... See more »

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

Trademark:

Frequently worked with Jude Law

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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