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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 32 wins & 42 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)
 1983-1987 Grange Hill (TV Series) (script editor - 66 episodes)
- Episode #10.8 (1987) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.24 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.23 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.22 (1986) ... (script editor)
- Episode #9.21 (1986) ... (script editor)
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Other Works:

His play, "Made in Bangkok," was performed at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Felicity Kendal, Peter McEnery, and Benjamin Whitrow in the cast. 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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Personal Quote:

Nobody wants to make any film, ever. I mean, you can assume that every head of every studio would be perfectly happy never to make another film, because making films is dangerous, costs too much money, none of them make sense, there's absolutely no guarantee that they're going to work - the best thing is not to make any; you can't get fired for not making a film - you're going to get fired for ... See more »

Trivia:

At the time of his death, he had written the segment of New York, I Love You (2008) which features Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie and John Hurt. Due to illness, he arranged for it to be cast and directed by Shekhar Kapur. The film was dedicated to Minghella's memory. His next feature film as writer/director was to have been an adaptation of Liz Jensen's novel The Ninth Life of Louis Drax. See more »

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Frequently worked with Jude Law

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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