No photo available. Represent Gavin Millar? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 46,179 this week

Gavin Millar

Gavin Millar was born in Clydebank, Scotland, to a working class family. The family moved to England when he was nine years old. After school and national service in the Royal Air Force, he studied English at Oxford University. His notable early work as a director was for the BBC in the 1960s. He also went on to direct for commercial television, ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Gavin Millar? Add or change photos

Top 25 Trivia Items From the Last 25 Years

Here are some amazing facts and figures to deepen your appreciation of the movies you love.

See the full list

Related News

Iain Banks obituary
| The Guardian - TV News
Don Homfray obituary
| The Guardian - TV News

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 8550 people
created 26 Feb 2012
list image
a list of 471 people
created 19 Sep 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gavin Millar's work have you seen?

User Polls

4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Director (45 credits)
 2004-2007 Foyle's War (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Bleak Midwinter (2007)
- Invasion (2006)
- A War of Nerves (2004)
- The French Drop (2004)
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie)
 2004 King of Fridges (TV Movie)
 2004 The Last Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2003 The Vice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lust (2003)
 2002 Ella and the Mothers (TV Movie)
 2000 My Fragile Heart (TV Movie)
 2000 Complicity
 1998 Talking Heads 2 (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- The Outside Dog (1998)
 1998 This Could Be the Last Time (TV Movie)
 1997 Sex & Chocolate (TV Movie)
 1996 The Crow Road (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Rory (1996)
- Fergus (1996)
- Kenneth (1996)
- Prentice (1996)
 1995 Belle Époque (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Screen One (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pat and Margaret (1994)
 1994 The Dwelling Place (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1994)
- Episode #1.2 (1994)
- Episode #1.1 (1994)
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 Look at It This Way (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
- Episode #1.1 (1992)
 1992 My Friend Walter (TV Movie)
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
 1988 Tidy Endings (TV Movie)
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie)
 1984-1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Unfair Exchanges (1984)
 1985 Dreamchild
 1983 The Weather in the Streets (TV Movie)
 1983 Stan's Last Game (TV Movie)
 1983 Secrets
 1975-1982 Play for Today (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Intensive Care (1982)
- Goodbye (1975)
 1981 Arena (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1980 Cream in My Coffee (TV Movie)
 1978 Travels with a Donkey (TV Movie documentary)
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Full House (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1972)
 1971 Review (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1970 The Eye Hears, the Ear Sees (Documentary)
 1967 The Impresarios (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1966-1967 New Release (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1967 New Release; the Film of the Book (TV Movie documentary)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[comparing Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock]: In any universe neatly controlled by the proper processes of logic, Truffaut would have nothing to do with Hitchcock. How could the spiritual son of Jean Renoir, warm, lyrical, contented, expansive son of the painter himself, who never planned a shot till the moment was on him, and who was open to everyone's suggestions, possibly have any ... See more »


Before becoming a director, he was a well-known film critic (notably for the magazines "Sight And Sound" and "The Listener") and presented the BBC-TV film program "Film Night" for several years until the late 1970s.

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Gavin Millar on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page