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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 34 wins & 44 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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His play, "Made in Bangkok," was performed at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Felicity Kendal CBE, Peter McEnery, and Benhamin Wh. See more »

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5 Interviews | 32 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anthony Minghella CBE


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 »


He directed 5 actors to Oscar nominations: Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Renée Zellweger, Juliette Binoche and Kristin Scott Thomas. Binoche and Zellwegger won for their supporting turns in The English Patient (1996) and Cold Mountain (2003), respectively. See more »


Frequently worked with Jude Law

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