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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 31 October 1964Bristol, England, UK
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kirk Jones was born on October 31, 1964 in Bristol, England. He is a director and writer, known for Everybody's Fine (2009), Waking Ned Devine (1998) and What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012).

Trivia (1)

Kirk Jones first made a name for himself with his award winning Absolut Vodka TV ads in the early 1990s. His advertising campaign with Heinz won the Silver Lion at Cannes in 1996.

Personal Quotes (2)

There's a lot of pressure to stay young. Actors think they have to get work done on themselves in order to get work, which makes it very hard on directors, because these actors don't look real. -- on the difficulties of finding older actors right for roles
I think there is an ageist problem. We're living in a time when people are so obsessed with making profit that they're over-analyzing every area of filmmaking and what attracts people to the cinema, and they're coming up with too many generalizations. The creative freedom that people used to have is being suffocated. People don't feel they can explore anymore.

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