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Steve McQueen (III)

Steve McQueen was born on October 9, 1969 in London, England as Steve Rodney McQueen. He is a director and producer, known for 12 Years a Slave (2013), Shame (2011) and Hunger (2008). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 82 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave Director
Shame Director
Hunger Director
Exodus Director


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 2016 Mr. Burberry (Short)
 2014/VI Ashes (Short)
 2011 Shame
 2009 Giardini (Short)
 2009 Static (Short)
 2008 Rayners Lane (Short)
 2008 Hunger
 2007 Gravesend (Short)
 2007 Running Thunder (Short)
 2007 Unexploded (Short)
 2005 Pursuit (Short)
 2004/III Charlotte (Short)
 2002 Carib's Leap (Short)
 2002 Western Deep (Short)
 2001 7th Nov. (Short)
 2001 Girls, Tricky (Short)
 2001 Illuminer (Short)
 2000 Cold Breath (Short)
 1999 Prey (Short)
 1998 Drumroll (Short)
 1997 Deadpan (Short)
 1997 Catch (Short)
 1997 Exodus (Short)
 1996 Just Above My Head (Short)
 1996/II Stage (Short)
 1995 Five Easy Pieces (Short)
 1993 Bear (Short)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (25 credits)

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Other Works:

"Blues Before Sunrise", a two week outdoors installation in the Vondelpark, Amsterdam, commissioned by the 'Stedelijk Museum', in which all 275 street lamps were coloured blue by covering them in blue paper. See more »

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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Personal Quote:

I'm essentially quite happy, but, for some reason, I have done a lot of stuff that is dark. I don't know why that is and I don't question it. I don't really think you have a choice where you go as an artist. See more »


Has directed 3 actors to Oscar-nominated performances: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong'o. Nyong'o won Best Supporting Actress for 12 Years a Slave (2013). See more »


Unflinchingly brutal style and approach to difficult subject matter See more »

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