: Directed "Billy Elliot The Musical" (Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England, UK).
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Stephen Daldry CBE
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"What's so funny is when people say, 'Oh, does that mean you're not gay anymore?' And you go, 'Oh, give me a break. What do you mean?' We wanted to have kids! We thought we'd get married and have kids. We're allowed to do everything. I refuse to be boxed in to the idea that 'Oh, no, I can't have kids 'cause I'm gay.' I can have kids if I'm gay. And I can also get married and have a fantastic life...
Received an Oscar-nomination as Best Director for his first three movies: Billy Elliot
(2000), The Hours
(2002) and The Reader
(2008). He is the first (and as of 2009, the only) person ever to accomplish this.
Films generally feature two or more main characters from different generations ('Thomas Horn' and 'Max von Sydow' in _Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close_, Kate Winslet
and 'David Cross' in _The Reader_, the three primary female leads of _The Hours_)