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Richard Eyre

Richard Eyre was born on March 28, 1943 in Barnstaple, Devon, England. He is a director and producer, known for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Iris (2001) and Stage Beauty (2004). He has been married to Sue Birtwistle since 1973. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Dresser (TV Movie)
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)
- Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)
 2010/I Carmen
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Three Kings (2009)
 2008 The Other Man
 2004 Stage Beauty
 2001/I Iris
 2000 Rockaby (TV Short)
 1998 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
- King Lear (1998)
 1995 The Absence of War (TV Movie)
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
 1987 V. (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Past Caring (TV Movie)
 1979-1981 Play for Today (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Country (1981)
- Pasmore (1980)
- Comedians (1979)
- Waterloo Sunset (1979)
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
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He directed David Hare's play, "Racing Demon," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Oliver Ford Davies, Richard Pasco, Stella Gonet, Michael Bryant, and Barbara Leigh-Hunt in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Richard Eyre

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[on Paul Scofield] For me he was the most interesting, the most alluring actor of that generation. See more »


He was awarded the 1982 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for Guys and Dolls. See more »

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