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Ronald Neame (1911–2010)


A British filmmaker who, over the years, worked as assistant director, cinematographer, producer, writer and ultimately director, Ronald Neame was born on April 23, 1911. His father, Elwin Neame, was a film director and his mother, Ivy Close, was a film star. During the 1920s, he started working at famous Elstree Studios. One of his first jobs was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Wrote the foreword for "Principal Characters: Film Players Out of Frame", by Christopher Neame (Scarecrow Press, 2005)

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1 Print Biography | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronald Neame CBE | Robert Neame | Ronnie Neame
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[About the early 40s] At that time everybody was asking why it was that America could shoot 20 setups a day and in England we seemed to only manage about nine? It was partly union problems - too many cups of tea in the afternoon - but it was also equipment. We were very, very short of cameras. See more »

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In 2003, the British Film Institute called him "a living embodiment" of cinema, and "a sort of one-man world heritage site". See more »

Nickname:

Ronnie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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