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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 30 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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Author of the tie-in novel to accompany the series On the Line (1982). 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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[on The English Patient (1996)] I think the film is quite cruel actually and quite austere; it carries this lava of emotion on quite a formal surface. And one of the reasons why in my life I have loved Bach so much is because I think he too has this combination of an extremely formal structure and apparent austere sound, but underneath there's this emotion boiling away, and I think that one of ... See more »

Trivia:

His favourite piece of music was the aria 'Mache dich, mein Herze, rein' from the St Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach. It features in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) in the scene when Ripley sets out from New York to travel to Italy. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently worked with Jude Law

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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