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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 8 April 1949Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
Height 6' 0¼" (1.84 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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).

Trivia (3)

Developed as a director in the British independent film industry.
Replaced Roger Michell as director of Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) when Michell suffered a heart attack prior to the start of filming in May 2000.
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.

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