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Richard Curtis was born on November 8, 1956 in Wellington, New Zealand as Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis. He is a writer and producer, known for Love Actually (2003), Bean (1997) and Notting Hill (1999). He is married to Emma Freud. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2014/I Trash (screenplay) (post-production)
 2013/I About Time (written by)
 2013 Mary and Martha (TV Movie)
 2011 War Horse (screenplay)
 2010 No Pressure (Short)
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Vincent and the Doctor (2010) ... (written by)
 2009 Pirate Radio (written by)
 2008 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008) ... (teleplay)
 2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday (character)
 1994-2007 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) (written by - 24 episodes)
- Comic Relief Special (2007) ... (written by)
- The Vicar in White (2007) ... (written by)
- The Handsome Stranger (2006) ... (written by)
- Comic Relief Special (2005) ... (written by)
- Happy New Year (2005) ... (written by)
 2007 Casualty (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sweet Charity (2007) ... (written by)
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (screenplay)
 2003 Love Actually (written by)
  Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series) (character - 2 episodes, 2002) (characters - 1 episode, 2002)
- No Pets/Ray of Sunshine (2002) ... (characters)
- No Parking/Bean's Bounty (2002) ... (character)
- In the Wild/Missing Teddy (2002) ... (character)
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (additional material)
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (screenplay)
 2000 French & Saunders Live (Video) (additional material)
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short) (television series "The Black Adder", "Blackadder II", "Blackadder the Third" and "Blackadder Goes Forth" - uncredited) / (written by)
 1999 Notting Hill (written by)
 1997 The Best Bits of Mr. Bean (Video)
 1997 Bean (characters) / (written by)
  Mr. Bean (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (additional material - 3 episodes, 1993 - 1995)
- Hair by Mr. Bean of London (1995) ... (additional material)
- Mind the Baby, Mr. Bean (1994) ... (additional material)
- Mr. Bean in Room 426 (1993) ... (additional material)
- Merry Christmas Mr. Bean (1992) ... (written by)
- Mr. Bean Rides Again (1992) ... (written by)
 1995 Comic Relief (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral (written by)
 1992 Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1991 Bernard and the Genie (TV Movie)
 1991 Comic Relief (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1990 French and Saunders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... (writer)
 1989 Hysteria 2! (TV Special) (additional material)
 1989 Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Goodbyeee (1989) ... (by)
- General Hospital (1989) ... (by)
- Private Plane (1989) ... (by)
- Major Star (1989) ... (by)
- Corporal Punishment (1989) ... (by)
 1989 The Robbie Coltrane Special (TV Special) (writer)
 1989 The Tall Guy (written by)
 1989 A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (by)
 1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (TV Short)
 1988 Comic Relief (TV Special) (writer)
 1987 Black Adder the Third (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Duel and Duality (1987) ... (by)
- Amy and Amiability (1987) ... (by)
- Sense and Senility (1987) ... (by)
- Nob and Nobility (1987) ... (by)
- Ink and Incapability (1987) ... (by)
 1986/II Comic Relief (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1986 Black-Adder II (TV Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Chains (1986) ... (by)
- Beer (1986) ... (by)
- Money (1986) ... (by)
- Potato (1986) ... (by)
- Head (1986) ... (by)
  Spitting Image (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (written by - 12 episodes, 1984 - 1985)
- Episode #2.4 (1985)
- Episode #2.1 (1985) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... (written by)
  The Black Adder (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (by - 5 episodes, 1983)
- The Black Seal (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- Witchsmeller Pursuivant (1983) ... (written by)
- The Queen of Spain's Beard (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- The Archbishop (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
- Born to Be King (1983) ... (by) / (written by)
 1983 Dead on Time (Short) (written by)
  Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1980 - 1982) (writer - 1 episode, 1982) (gag associate - 1 episode, 1982)
- Episode #4.6 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.5 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.3 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... (written by)
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Richard Curtis and Ben Elton's play, "Rowan Atkinson-The New Revue", was performed at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in the cast. Howard Goodall was the musical director. Robin Lefevre was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Curtis CBE | Curtis

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Never, ever in any of our films have we thought 'we'll do this for the American market', Sometimes we'd change a song or a name or the word 'arse' but on the whole we try to make movies for home and then just hope they'll work in the US. See more »

Trivia:

Invented Comic Relief See more »

Trademark:

Works often take place in a historic event See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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