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John Madden was born on April 8, 1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He is a director and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and The Debt (2010). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shakespeare in Love
(1998)
The Debt
The Debt Director
(2010)
Proof
Proof Director
(2005)

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 2013 Masters of Sex (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2013)
 1996 Truth or Dare (TV Movie)
 1990-1995 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Dead on Time (1992)
- Promised Land (1991)
 1995 Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (TV Movie)
 1994 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meat (1994)
 1991 The Storyteller: Greek Myths (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1990 The Widowmaker (TV Movie)
 1989 After the War (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Final Demands (1989)
- Winds of Change (1989)
- Fathers and Sons (1989)
 1987 A Wreath of Roses (TV Movie)
 1986 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Grown-Ups (1985)
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Poppyland (1985)
 1982 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Directed the radio adaptations of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), originally broadcast on National Public Radio. See more »

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Height:

6' 0¼" (1.84 m)
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Has directed 3 actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Judi Dench (Best Actress, Mrs Brown (1997), Best Supporting Actress, Shakespeare in Love (1998)), Gwyneth Paltrow (Best Actress, Shakespeare in Love (1998)), and Geoffrey Rush (Best Supporting Actor, Shakespeare in Love (1998)). Dench (for her second nominated turn in a Madden film) and Paltrow won Oscars for their performances. See more »

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