STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,323 this week

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 »

Died:

(age 54) in London, England, UK

Awards Central

Check out IMDb's full coverage of all the major awards events, including the Critics Choice Awards, Gotham Awards, and more.

Visit our Awards Central section

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 22 Oct 2010
 
a list of 30 people
created 21 Nov 2010
 
list image
a list of 46 people
created 25 Feb 2012
 
a list of 30 people
created 29 Dec 2014
 
list image
a list of 47 people
created 28 Dec 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Anthony Minghella's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

The English Patient
(1996)
Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain Writer
(2003)
Nine
Nine Writer
(2009)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
 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)
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (19 credits)
Show Show Self (41 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Director, Madame Butterfly, English National Opera (2006) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 32 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anthony Minghella CBE

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on The English Patient (1996)] Michael Ondaatje's novel has the deceptive appearance of being completely cinematic. Brilliant images are scattered across its pages in a mosaic of fractured narratives, as if somebody had already seen a film and was in a hurry trying to remember it. In the course of a single page, the reader can be asked to consider events in Cairo, or Tuscany, or England's West ... See more »

Trivia:

After completing Truly, Madly, Deeply, Minghella wrote a screenplay titled 'The Seven Deadly Sins' in which the sins were to be portrayed by animatronics from the Jim Henson Creature Shop. The film remained in pre-production for at least ten years, in which Minghella kept working on the script. At first, Duncan Kenworthy was attached to produce and later Saul Zaentz. Originally Minghella was set ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently worked with Jude Law

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
which one's your favourite? sweet_nuthin
This man is fantastic bracketysprout
New film!!! (Suggestion) famous_blue_raincoat
Not a Drug Overdose - Show some respect. NYCGirl10010
Solid Director will be missed Rich-19
Ralf Fiennes and Siegfried Sassoon gvahey
Discuss Anthony Minghella on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page