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James Becket

Jim Becket grew up in Lakeville, Connecticut, a small New England town. He had two ambitions, one was to make the Olympic ski team (no, broken leg wrong year), the other to become a writer (yes). There was no role model to go into films with a country lawyer father and piano teacher mother, so a number of years were wasted on a first class ... See full bio »


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Ulterior Motives
Ulterior Motives Director
Plato's Run
Plato's Run Director
Southern Cross
Southern Cross Director
The Best Revenge
The Best Revenge Director


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 2014 Sons of Africa (Documentary)
 2014 Serenity Farm
 2009 The Green Patriarch (Documentary short)
 2008 The Amazon: The End of Infinity (Documentary short)
 2008 The Arctic: Consequences of Human Folly (Documentary short)
 2005 Final Approach (Video)
 2004 The Baltic: A Sea in Peril (Documentary short)
 2003 Living Waters (Documentary short)
 2000 The Danube: A River of Life (Documentary short)
 1997 Plato's Run (Video)
 1996 The Best Revenge (1996)
 1995 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fast Forward (1995)
 1993 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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Was a classmate of John Avildsen at Indian Mountain School in Lakeville, CT where they are helping to put together a cutting edge film program. See more »



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