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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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Personal Quote:

[on David Lean] "If he heard his best friend was dying while he was on the set, I doubt if he'd take it in. Once he's started a film, there's really nothing else in his life." See more »

Trivia:

Directed 3 actresses to Oscar nominations: Edith Evans (Best Supporting Actress, The Chalk Garden (1964)), Maggie Smith (Best Actress, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)), and Shelley Winters (Best Supporting Actress, The Poseidon Adventure (1972)). Smith won an Academy Award for her performance. See more »

Nickname:

Ronnie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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