Adrian Lyne


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Adrian Lyne (Director/Writer/Producer) is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about movies of our time, among them, "Fatal Attraction", "9 1/2 Weeks", "Flashdance", "Indecent Proposal", "Jacob's Ladder" and "Unfaithful". Born in Peterborough, England and raised in London, Lyne attended the Highgate school, where his father was a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Jacob's Ladder Director
(1990)
Flashdance Director
(1983)
(1993)
Fatal Attraction Director
(1987)

Filmography

Jump to: Director | Writer | Producer | Thanks | Self
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 2022 Deep Water (directed by)
 2002 Unfaithful
 1997 Lolita
 1993 Indecent Proposal (directed by)
 1990/I Jacob's Ladder
 1987 Fatal Attraction (directed by)
 1986 9½ Weeks
 1983 Michael Sembello: Maniac (Music Video)
 1983 Flashdance
 1980 Foxes
 1976 Mr. Smith (Short)
 1973 The Table (Short)
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Show Show Self (30 credits)

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Other Works:

Directed the music video "Maniac" for Michael Sembello. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Samantha
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Personal Quote:

I've always hated advertising, but I treated commercials as little films. I wasn't remotely interested in whether or not they sold the product, it was just a fabulous way for me to learn how to do it. See more »

Trivia:

(April 11, 1998) Lyne's Best Director Oscar nomination for Fatal Attraction (1987) coincided with John Boorman (UK) for Hope and Glory (1987), Lasse Hallström (Sweden) for My Life as a Dog (1985), Norman Jewison (Canada) for Moonstruck (1987) and winner Bernardo Bertolucci (Italy) for The Last Emperor (1987). This was the only instance in Oscar history where all five Best Director nominees were ... See more »

Trademark:

He often incorporates water at dramtic points in his movie. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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