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John Caird

John Caird was born on September 22, 1948 in Canada as John Newport Caird. He is known for his work on Les Misérables (2012), Dödsdansen I-II (2007) and Som ni vill ha det (1986). He was previously married to Frances Ruffelle. See full bio »

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Les Misérables
Les Misérables Miscellaneous Crew
Dödsdansen I-II
Dödsdansen I-II Director
Som ni vill ha det
The 55th Annual Tony Awards
The 55th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score (taped)


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 2012 Les Misérables (director: original London production)
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series) (directed for stage - 1 episode)
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... (directed for stage: Original production)
 1984 Song & Dance (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 1982 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series) (director - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1982) ... (director: stage production)
- Part 1 (1982) ... (director: stage production)
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 2007 Dödsdansen I-II (TV Movie)
 1995 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Henry IV (1995)
 1986 Som ni vill ha det (TV Movie)
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 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (lyrics: "On My Own" - uncredited)
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 2012 Les Misérables (music adapted by)
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 2012 The Story of Musicals (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Himself
 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score (taped)
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Les Misérables in Concert (1995) ... Himself
 1988 Stage by Stage: Les Misérables (Documentary)
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Direction of a Play

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Other Works:

He directed John Berger and Nella Bielski's play, "A Question of Geography," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Harriet Walter, Clive Russell, Linus Roache, Peter Polycarpou, John Carlisle for Mark Dignam, and John Berger for John Carlisle in the cast. See more »

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He has two children with his ex-wife, Frances: Eliza Doolittle and Nathaniel Caird. See more »

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