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Michael Radford was born on February 24, 1946 in New Delhi, British India. He is a director and writer, known for Il Postino: The Postman (1994), Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) and The Merchant of Venice (2004). He is married to Emma Tweed. They have two children. He was previously married to Iseult Teran. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Il Postino: The Postman
(1994)
Nineteen Eighty-Four
(1984)
The Merchant of Venice
(2004)

Filmography

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 2014 Elsa & Fred
 2013 La mula (as Anónimo)
 2011 Michel Petrucciani (Documentary)
 2007 Flawless
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "Addicted to the Stars")
 1998 B. Monkey
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Justice: Part 1 (1996)
 1982 The Making of 'The Pirates of Penzance' (Video documentary short)
 1980 The White Bird Passes (TV Movie)
 1980 Van Morrison in Ireland (Documentary) (as Mike Radford)
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DVD director's commentary for Flawless (2007)

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Alternate Names:

Anónimo | Mike Radford
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[on his influences] The two real influences on cinema when I was growing up were the French New Wave and the Czech New Wave. I was fortunate to get to know and become friendly with Jirí Menzel, Ivan Passer and to a certain extent Milos Forman. It was a great influence on me. There was a certain parts of that world I wasn't so interested in, the sort of magical realism cinema. But I really loved ... See more »

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Educated at Oxford University, England, UK See more »

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